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A group of young Germans and Africans teamed up last summer to help build a dormitory for girls in a school in a poor district of central Uganda.

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December 12 is the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. An account of Saint Josemaria's pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico, in May 1970, where...

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“The Lord uses us as torches”

We are children of God, bearers of the only flame that can light up the paths of the earth for souls, of the only brightness which can never be darkened, dimmed or overshadowed. The Lord uses us as torches, to make that light shine out. Much depends on us; if we respond many people will remain in darkness no longer, but will walk instead along paths that lead to eternal life. (The Forge, 1)

Iesus Christus, Deus homo: Jesus Christ, God‑man. This is one of “the mighty works of God" [1], which we should reflect upon and thank him for. He has come to bring “peace on earth to men of good Will" [2], to all men who want to unite their wills to the holy will of God — not just the rich, not just the poor, but everyone: all the brethren. We are all brothers in Jesus, children of God, brothers of Christ. His Mother is our mother.

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