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 [...]
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
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 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 [...]
Tags: Canonization, Solidarity, Harambee
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
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
The square in front of Saint Peter’s Basilica holds 300,000 people. Today there will be more than 400,000. Half of them will be young men and women in their twenties. The canonization of Josemaria Escriva has brought people from around the world to Rome. Volunteers [...]
Homily by Mons. Karel Otčenášek for participants from Chequia. Saint Clemente. Rome, October 8, 2002
Duc in altum, et laxate retia vestra in capturam! Zajeď na hlubinu a spusťte sítě k lovení! Právě jsme slyšeli, co řekl náš Pán sv. Petrovi, když po celonoční marné [...]
Franz Cardinal König says that the Founder of Opus Dei "now belongs to the Church's treasury; he's welcomed to the multitude of saints."
For Franz Cardinal König, Vienna's retired archbishop, the news that nothing stands in the way of the canonization of Josemaria Escriva, Opus Dei's [...]
Tags: Canonization, Faith, Church
"Opus Dei marked a decisive intervention by God in the life and the work of many individuals and of the Church at large." An article in memory of saint Josemaria by the Archbishop of Tuam, was published in The Irish Catholic.
"Eaten bread," they say, "is [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Apostolate, Canonization, God’s glory, Presence of God