By JIM GRAVES, published by
National Catholic Register
The beginning of each of the past three decades has brought about a significant event for Opus Dei, whose mission is to promote holiness among laypeople as they go about their daily work.
In 1982, Pope John Paul II [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Opus Dei prelate, Opus Dei prelature, US, Opus Dei members
Social Development at Metro Achievement Center: A Legacy of St. Josemaría
Guided by St. Josemaría Escrivá’s passion for social development and the education of youth, the Metro Achievement Center opened its doors twenty-five years ago in the heart of Chicago’s inner city. Metro is one [...]
Tags: Education, Youth, Solidarity, Society, US, Metro
Mary Beth Burger is a forty-two-year-old supernumerary. She is a wife and mother of four. She is a physical therapist and owns an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic in Virginia. Her oldest child, Christopher, was born blind and suffers from other handicaps, including a form [...]
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The St. Josemaria Institute was founded in the United States in 2006 to help people discover and explore the life and teachings of St. Josemaria, the “patron saint of ordinary life”, who has become a spiritual guide for thousands of people around the world.
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Doris Cerna Peruvian, Immigrant and Child Care Provider
Doris Cerna moved to the United States from Peru with her husband and two small boys in december of 1990. She has been a supernumerary member of Opus Dei since 1985. She met Opus Dei through her [...]
Tags: Education, family, US
St Josemaria's advice about families was based on his own lived
experience - so people find it connects with theirs.
Here: "Clutter Control Tips from Mother of 11" (Jennifer Cook Kilmer) - Good Morning America, Sept., 2011
The secret of married happiness
Tags: Family and work, family, US
I met Opus Dei while I was studying medicine in Warsaw, Poland, around twenty years ago. Opus Dei had just started its activities and someone in the Work met my Grandmother who was a professor at the Warsaw Veterinary University.
Through my Grandma, I met [...]
Tags: Women, US
John Coverdale knew St. Josemaria Escriva, the founder of Opus Dei who is portrayed in the new Roland Joffe film There Be Dragons.
Coverdale, a numerary (celibate member) of Opus Dei who teaches law at Seton Hall University, worked in the main office of Opus [...]
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By Moira Cullen for annarbor.com
Every once in a while, a movie comes along which stirs up in its audiences the conviction that they were meant to live extraordinary lives...lives of love, forgiveness, and surpassing beauty.
This week’s premier of Roland Joffe’s There Be Dragons promises [...]
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Comments and reactions by people who have watched the Roland Joffé movie There Be Dragons, supplied by Mount Santa Fe Productions.
“The striking portrait of an anything-but-plaster saint, There Be Dragons grippingly portrays St. Josemaria Escriva's struggle to establish his innovative spiritual movement and to live [...]
Tags: Film, US, There be Dragons