Centro ELIS, founded in Rome nearly forty years ago, runs a series of training activities connected with employment and sports with one end in view: to help every boy who takes part in them to mature on both the human and the Christian plane.
Centro ELIS [...]
Tags: sports, Education, Pope, Work, Vatican II
What can I say about Msgr. Escriva and Opus Dei? I can’t begin to put it into words without first giving a bit of my history. I was born in the year of Maracana, on the day of Maracana. (Ed. Note: Uruguay beat Brazil in [...]
Tags: The Way, Faith, Work
The influence of Josemaria Escriva on my life has been radical. He has touched the core of my being and explained to me the purpose of my existence. He has taught me to love work as an offering to God, united to the sacrifice of [...]
Tags: Citizenship, Children, Order, Work
From Josemaria’s teachings I have learned the love of happiness, the importance of a job well done and things about the salvation of my soul. All of this has helped me to work more and to be united to my husband. As a result, I [...]
Tags: Marriage, Work
My life would be meaningless without singing. This art is a gift that enables me to give unique expression to love, goodness, patriotism, and my innermost feelings at their very highest and most unselfish level. What I most enjoy is giving enjoyment to others.
Many years [...]
Tags: The Way, Work, family
The secret of doing my working the best I can is the love with which I start it, continue it and finish it, and the love with which I offer it to God – and that is a task for every day. I know that [...]
Tags: Love of God, Rectitude of intention, Work
By his life, homilies and writings, Saint Josemaria taught us that work is not a painful way but also a human activity that becomes the “work of God” by his grace. Our work is where the Lord comes to meet us, to show us his [...]
Saint Josemaria’s teachings on the Holy Mass had a great influence on the way I work. Since I started trying to put into practice what the writings of the Founder of Opus Dei say about the centrality and radical nature of the Holy Mass, my [...]
Tags: Plan of life, Work, Unity of life, Holy Mass
I was impressed by Josemaria Escriva’s love for the Sacraments. The Mass “the center and root of the Christian life,” is more and more for me, as it was for Josemaria Escriva, the center of my days.
Since the beginning, I was amazed by the [...]
Tags: Love of God, Sacraments, Work
I met Opus Dei in Kibondeni College (Nairobi), where I was happy and studied enthusiastically. While I was there I achieved the National Certificate in Hospitality and Catering. Now I realise that as well as the professional training I received a good dose of cultural [...]
Tags: The Way, Prayer, Work