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The Real St. Josemaria Escriva and the Film Version

John Coverdale knew St. Josemaria Escriva, the founder of Opus Dei who is portrayed in the new Roland Joffe film There Be Dragons. Coverdale, a numerary (celibate member) of Opus Dei who teaches law at Seton Hall University, worked in the main office of Opus [...]
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Faith: There Be Dragons: A movie about the power of forgiveness to premiere in Ann Arbor area the weekend of May 6

By Moira Cullen for annarbor.com Every once in a while, a movie comes along which stirs up in its audiences the conviction that they were meant to live extraordinary lives...lives of love, forgiveness, and surpassing beauty. This week’s premier of Roland Joffe’s There Be Dragons promises [...]
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Viewers and reviewers on There Be Dragons

Comments and reactions by people who have watched the Roland Joffé movie There Be Dragons, supplied by Mount Santa Fe Productions. “The striking portrait of an anything-but-plaster saint, There Be Dragons grippingly portrays St. Josemaria Escriva's struggle to establish his innovative spiritual movement and to live [...]
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El Mundo Interview with Charlie Cox

As we look forward to the release of There be Dragons in the United States, the movie has already become the second most viewed movie this year in Spain. Behind the untouchable Torrente, this story related to the founder of the Work has already taken [...]
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User-friendly evangelization

The head of the St Josemaria Institute sees Roland Joffé’s new movie There Be Dragons as a “user-friendly” way of evangelizing, following the recommendations of Blessed John Paul II. Why is the St. Josemaria Institute promoting the movie? The St. Josemaria Institute is a not-for-profit [...]
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United States

Estados Unidos Communications Office. Prelature of Opus Dei B. Finnerty 330 Riverside Drive New York, NY 10025 Tel: (212) 532-3570 Fax: (646) 742-2780 press@opusdei.org
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“There Be Dragons” Lands U.S. Distribution- Opens May 6, 2011

Joffé’s film is set against the background of the horrors of the Spanish Civil War and the life of a canonised saint, Josemaría Escrivá, the founder of Opus Dei. In this film there is a very open mixture of fact and fiction. ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED DIRECTOR [...]
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Midtown Educational Foundation

Metro Achievement Center is a youth education center run by Midtown Educational Foundation. Pupils there are from majority Hispanic and Afro-American backgrounds, coming from the most deprived parts of Chicago.
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The Early Days of Opus Dei in Cambridge (U.S.)

Abstract: This documentary account is a sequel to “The Early Days of Opus Dei in Boston… (1946-1956)”, which appeared in Vol. 1 (2007) of Studia et Documenta . It tells of a series of apartments across the Charles River in Cambridge that preceded the opening [...]
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The late Josefina Magno, MD, hero to terminally sick patients and their families

Probably the most renowned woman in Opus Dei in the United States was the late Josefina Magno, M.D., widely regarded as one of the founders of the hospice movement in the United States. Hospice care gives patients with terminal illnesses and their families the support [...]
Tags: Suffering, Sickness, Opus Dei, Work, Women, US, supernumerary