Spanish TV report wins international Harambee Communicating Africa prize

“Women for a Better World”, a TV report directed by Mayte Pascual, produced by Spanish television channel TVE, has won the Audiovisual prize in the third Harambee International “Communicating Africa” contest, 2008 Tags: Justice, Service, Solidarity, Communication, Harambee

St. Josemaría Escrivá in Kerala (India)

The sixth anniversary of the canonization of St. Josemaría Escrivá was celebrated in a special way in Kottayam, in the state of Kerala in the south of India Tags: The Way, Canonization, The Way of the Cross, Pictures and statues of St Josemaria Escriva

“St Josemaria is a great communicator because you can tell he walks the talk”

Juan Martin Ezratty directed a series of documentaries showing St Josemaria in dialogue with Argentinians. “Impelled by his Words”, “Love for Freedom” and “Learning to Love” include original images of the St Josemaria, the Opus Dei founder Tags: Charity, Understanding, Unity of life, Communication

Harambee Africa International. Rome, October 27th

Trust in mankind, and love and be close to people of every condition. From these points of reference, the fruit of the teachings of St Josemaria, was born the Harambee Programme for Africa. Tags: Canonization, Charity, Education, Poverty, Solidarity, Harambee

In the Press: Opus Dei celebrates its 80th birthday

Several Masses were held in the region to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei. The Apostolic Nuncio to Trinidad, Archbishop Thomas Edward Gullickson, was the principal celebrant at a Eucharistic celebration at the Church of St Ann, St Ann's, earlier this [...] Tags: October 2, 1928, Opus Dei

Picture of St Josemaria in Vilnius (Lithuania)

A solemn Mass was celebrated in Vilnius on October 6, 2008 to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei. Tags: Founding of Opus Dei, Pictures and statues of St Josemaria Escriva

Trinidad: Opus Dei celebrates 80th birthday

People from all walks of life filled St Ann’s church, Port of Spain, Trinidad on the evening of October 6 to give thanks to God on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei. Tags: Opus Dei

Mass of Thanksgiving in St. Lucia (West Indies)

A Mass of Thanksgiving was celebrated in St. Lucia on September 30, 2008 for the eightieth anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei. The chief celebrant was the Archbishop of Castries, and the Mass was concelebrated by Fr. Mark Georges of the Prelature and Fr. Ignatius [...] Tags: Gratitude

Masses in honor of St Josemaria in the West Indies

In the West Indies, the 80th anniversary of the day St Josemaria founded Opus Dei and the sixth anniversary of his canonization are being marked with Masses in his honor. Tags:

Everyone can be holy

“It is in the midst of the most material things of the earth that we must sanctify ourselves, serving God and all mankind.” With those words, St Josemaría summed up the objective of Opus Dei Tags: June 26, Malta

Mass of St Josemaria celebrated in Barbados

On Sunday, June 15th at 6:00 pm, Holy Mass was celebrated at the beautiful and architecturally appealing St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Bridgetown, Barbados, to celebrate the feast of St. Josemaria Escriva, Founder of Opus Dei. Tags: June 26

Studies: St Josemaria’s education

The academic journal Studia et Documenta is published by the Instituto Storico San Josemaria Escriva. It contains articles about St Josemaria and the history of Opus Dei. The second volume, recently issued, covers St Josemaria’s education. Professor José Luis Illanes says in his introduction: “To dedicate [...] Tags: Education, Study, History

Image of St Josemaria in Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel, DECA Homes, Marilao, Bulacan, Philippines

A Mass in honor of St. Josemaria was held in the newly constructed chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe inside the DECA Homes subdivision in Marilao Bulacan Tags: Pictures and statues of St Josemaria Escriva

New discoveries on Opus Dei founding

Historical Journal Studia et Documenta: Issue 3 just published. Historians and readers interested in the history of Opus Dei and its founder will find much to occupy their studies in Issue 3 (2009) of the journal Studia et Documenta, published March 2009. The majority of the [...] Tags: February 14 , October 2, 1928, Study, Founding of Opus Dei, History

Msgr. Ocáriz: "Opus Dei Opens its Doors to Everyone"

Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz is a theologian and is also the Vicar General of Opus Dei. This Zenit interview was held on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Opus Dei as a personal prelature. In this Zenit interview held on the occasion of [...] Tags: Passionately Loving the World, Freedom, Opus Dei prelature, Ordinary life