Tag: Personal Testimonies

There are 13 results for "Personal Testimonies"
"I want what this lady has!"

"I want what this lady has!"

Olga Medina worked with Dora del Hoyo for five years. She describes what she learned from watching Dora in action, and how Dora helped her approach her own work in a new, more profound way.

Biography
Memories of Bishop Javier Echevarría

Memories of Bishop Javier Echevarría

Nicola Waite, a member of Opus Dei's Central Advisory in Rome, shares some memories of her time working with Bishop Javier Echevarria. "You could see as he talked that he was in constant conversation with God – you felt like he was talking to God, and encouraged you to do the same. And as somebody who was new to this whole world of the Catholic faith, that was very attractive. It was something that I felt...I want that!"

From the Prelate
The Happiest Woman in the World

The Happiest Woman in the World

“Dora once said that she thought she was the happiest woman in the world,” remembers Ezia Mucciarelli, who worked with Dora for 25 years, from August of 1971 until March of 1996.

Biography
"No one is born a saint, but Dora struggled to be one."

"No one is born a saint, but Dora struggled to be one."

"What I like about Dora is the way that she loved others," says Lucka from the Czech Republic. Lucka is 15 years old and got to know Dora by reading her biography, A Lighted Lamp. "Of course, no one is born a saint, but Dora struggled to be one. In her presence, everyone felt loved and at the same time, she loved each person in a special way, without having preferences. I think that if we were more like her, we would make life more pleasant for others."

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Dora, Pumpkins, and Angel Hair

Dora, Pumpkins, and Angel Hair

Isabel Garcia Martin knew Dora and worked with her from 1991 until Dora's passing on January 10, 2004. “In life we get to know a lot of people, and we value and remember them. But there are some people who are unforgettable because, doing things that no one notices and without calling attention to themselves, they make a deep impression on us. We ask ourselves what it is about them...and we begin to discover the heroes of the world, the ones who know how to make us happy in little things."

Biography
Freedom and Friendship

Freedom and Friendship

The fifth video in the series "Finding Christ in the Middle of the World." Australians from all backgrounds speak about the message of Saint Josemaria and its impact on their daily lives.

Marriage and Family

Marriage and Family

The fourth video in the series "Finding Christ in the Middle of the World." Australians from all backgrounds speak about the message of Saint Josemaria and its impact on their daily lives.

Sanctification of Work

Sanctification of Work

The second video in the series "Finding Christ in the Middle of the World." Australians from all backgrounds speak about the message of Saint Josemaria and its impact on their daily lives.

Divine Filiation

Divine Filiation

The third video in the series "Finding Christ in the Middle of the World." Australians from all backgrounds speak about the message of Saint Josemaria and its impact on their daily lives.

Love and Sacrifice

Love and Sacrifice

The sixth video in the series "Finding Christ in the Middle of the World." Australians from all backgrounds speak about the message of Saint Josemaria and its impact on their daily lives.

Prayer and Spirituality

Prayer and Spirituality

The seventh video in the series "Finding Christ in the Middle of the World." Australians from all backgrounds speak about the message of Saint Josemaria and its impact on their daily lives.