Opus Dei is an institution of the Catholic Church. It was founded in 1928 by Saint Josemaría Escrivá and currently works in more than 60 countries, including India since 1993.
Nicholas Patankar was born in Goa and now lives in Mumbai, where he completed his Bachelors in Commerce and currently works as a financial analyst. He is a Cooperator of Opus Dei. Since when? Why? Let him answer.
Ashish Tirkey is a student and lives in Rourkela, Orissa. For the last five years, he has undergone 23 cycles of chemotherapy. The 21-year-old gives an account of how the message of Opus Dei has helped him since he was first diagnosed with cancer in 2004.
Haseen S. Aswani, a Hindu, is a student of pharmacy and the dean of the Alsajara University Residence in Granada, Spain, a corporate work of Opus Dei for women
Canonization Anniversary marked by the unveiling of a statue in honour of St Josemaría and launch of "The Way" in Malayalam
Josephine Kunnacherry, a gynaecologist, was born in Kerala. She is a numerary member of Opus Dei. After graduating, Dr. Kunnacherry worked for several years in Europe and in Africa. Before coming back to India she was the Director of a hospital in Nigeria. Since 1997 she lives in Delhi, where she is in charge of a social project called Family Health Care. She tells her story.
Tracy Fernandes, an executive analyst in finance, works and lives in the crowded city of Mumbai. She lives with her parents and her brother and sister. Up and down, from home to the office and back … it is her daily life.
On the occasion of the 5th Anniversary of the Canonization of St. Josemaría Escrivá, founder of Opus Dei, SAR NEWS (Bangalore) interviewed Kevin de Souza from the Information Office of Opus Dei in India. Kevin works in the field of advertising and public relations. He joined Opus Dei in 1990. Here are some excerpts from the interview.
A statue of St Josemaría Escrivá was blessed and installed in the Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi (India) on Tuesday 26 June, the feast day of the saint.