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1. The Richness of Ordinary Life

A university professor, mother and grandmother, explains how the spirit of Opus Dei can be lived in ordinary life in Africa. In the year 2002, October 6th, to be precise, a crowd of hundreds of thous…More
A university professor, mother and grandmother, explains how the spirit of Opus Dei can be lived in ordinary life in Africa.
In the year 2002, October 6th, to be precise, a crowd of hundreds of thousands of people gathered at St. Peter’s Square in Rome to witness an event the world had prayed for since 1975. It was the canonization of St. Josemaría Escrivá, a Spanish priest, who was born in January 1902, and died in 1975. He founded Opus Dei, a personal prelature in the Catholic Church, on October 2, 1928, an organization through which he taught that we can achieve holiness and become saints by doing ordinary things. By the time he died, Opus Dei had spread to all the continents of the world and had over 60,000 members of 80 nations, including Nigeria. Because Josemaría had emphasized the importance of ordinary things in our salvation and because this had won the attention of thousands of people, the Pope, John Paul II, on the occasion of this canonization called St. Josemaría the …More
F M Shyanguya
Opus Dei MIA during this current Church crisis and the Coronavirus boogeyman Pandemic. The Father must be disappointed.
Alex A
There would many, many 'special priests' throughout the entire Universal Church. Few are known other than to the person[s] they have positively impacted, but their reward awaits them, not with earthly proclamation and fanfare, but surely as we believe, with heavens open arms. May God see fit to entrust it so.
F M Shyanguya
@Alex A True, on this side if we have a picture and perspective, it is only partial.

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