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The Story of Strathmore University

Video. Strathmore College in Kenya was started in 1961, right around the time that Kenya was becoming independent. St. Josemaria encouraged those who were starting the university to resist racial tensions, and insisted that they start an inter-racial school. As he liked to put it, [...]
Tags: Apostolate, Education, Formation, University, school, development, enterprise, equality, lay, lay mentality, Video-clip, Kenya, Josemaria Escriva, first members, Video, Character, Christians in the middle of the world, Africa

The Way made a deeply impression in my life

"The Way, that book, made a deep impression on my life. It’s one of the few books that I read from beginning to end without leaving it, except for the meals. I read it through, all through. And I wondered, who is this man who [...]
Tags: The Way, Priesthood, Kenya, Josemaria Escriva

Africa in Saint Josemaria's Heart

Video. In a get-together in Nairobi, Kenya in 1989, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo talks about why Saint Josemaria decided to begin Opus Dei's apostolic work in Africa in Kenya.
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To be fully human, we must let our light shine

By Bishop Javier Echevarria Kenya (Standart Digital News). We become fully human when we become more than human, when we let God bring us beyond ourselves in order to attain the fullest truth of our being. Here we find the source and inspiration of all [...]
Tags: Friendship, Apostolate, Charity, Javier Echevarria, Love, Evangelization, Kenya, Pope Francis

St Josemaria has made an impact in my life

Florence Oloo works in Strathmore University in Kenya. She speaks of how the teachings of Saint Josemaria has made an impact in her life.
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After 10 months with no luck

I had been searching for a job for the last 10 months with no luck. In September 2011 my sister told me about Josemaria’s novena for work. I started praying the novena on the 26th of September and finished on the 4th of October. On [...]
Tags: Work, Job, Kenya, favours of the founder of Opus Dei

For a “today” that builds tomorrow

Olga Marlin was born in New York City (U.S.A.) in 1934. Her parents –Ervin Ross Marlin and Hilda van Stockum- travelled a lot with their six children, as her father worked with the United Nations. She went to primary school in Washington D.C. and after [...]
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First, a Little History. A Handy Guide

THERE BE DRAGONS: A Brief Historical Guide for Viewers There Be Dragons focuses on the interwoven lives of three men: one historical figure and two fictional characters. The historical figure is Josemaría Escrivá (1902-1975), the priest who founded the Catholic prelature Opus Dei. The two fictional [...]
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The Beginnings of Kibondeni College, Nairobi

Kibondeni College is a corporate work of Opus Dei in Kenya, East Africa. This article's focus is the pre-history, the initial stages and the development of the school which started as a service unit alongside Strathmore and Kianda Colleges. The article seeks to highlight the [...]
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What I like about St Josemaria

Mary Wanjiku, from Kenya, finds the source of St Josemaria's optimism in his understanding of God's love for each individual.
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