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St Josemaria’s canonization had an effect on Africa: Harambee collected over 1 million Euros to help 24 sub-saharan African development projects.
Tags: Canonization, Education, Solidarity


On October 6 2002 Pope John Paul II canonized St Josemaria, founder of Opus Dei, in the presence of over 300,000 people from around the world.
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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. On the 6th of October, 2008, a statue of the saint was placed for the veneration [...]
Tags: The Way, Canonization, The Way of the Cross, Pictures and statues of St Josemaria Escriva

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.” This is the way Giovanni Mottini, the president of the new charitable [...]
Tags: Canonization, Charity, Education, Poverty, Solidarity, Harambee

Updates to October 6, 2002

For the fourth anniversary of St Josemaría’s canonization, we hear from people who were there in Rome for the ceremony, or saw it on television, and who tell their experiences. From the U.S. My wife and I have 10 children and have both been supernumerary members of [...]
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Celebration for Africa on Madison Avenue

Harambee, a charitable foundation established on the occasion of the canonization of the founder of Opus Dei, held a fundraising event in Manhattan on May 15. Opus Dei members and others helped organize a fundraising event for HarambeeUSA on May 15. More than 200 people attended [...]
Tags: Canonization, Charity, Education, Opus Dei, Solidarity

Second Harambee 2002 International Award: Communicating Africa

Harambee 2002 was founded on the occasion of Saint Josemaría Escrivá’s canonization. Its aim is to support educational and social projects in sub-Saharan Africa. The Second Harambee 2002 International Prize for Audiovisual Communication “Communicating Africa” is dedicated to documentaries and television reports. The scope [...]
Tags: Canonization, Citizenship, culture, Solidarity, Harambee

Harambee 2002 funds 18 development projects in Africa

Harambee 2002 is a solidarity project which was started on October 6 2002, around the canonization of Josemaría Escrivá, Founder of Opus Dei, with donations from those attending the canonization ceremony and many others. Harambee 2002 sponsors educational projects in and about Africa – development [...]
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Harambee Africa International

After 10 years of action, and in Saint Josemaría’s memory, the moment is thus opportune to think back to the origins and look forward to the future and to do so through the contributions of those who have supported Harambee. Harambee – All Together for [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Canonization, Education, Justice, Solidarity, Harambee

Canonization of Saint Josemaria

On October 6, 2002, Pope John Paul II canonized the founder of Opus Dei in St Peter’s Square, Rome, in the presence of more than 300,000 people from all round the world. Days of Prayer and Thanksgiving When Saint Josemaría first arrived in Rome on [...]
Tags: Canonization, Pope John Paul II, Holiness