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Homily by the Prelate of Opus Dei, June 26, 2010

Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei

Following the teaching of St Josemaria, all honest human activities can be offered to God, sanctified, and turned into a means and opportunity for apostolate. Work, ... but also rest, which we need in order to renew our strength so that we can support our families and serve society. Tags: rest, Opus Dei prelate, Work, June 26

Homily on the Feast of Saint Josemaría, 2009

Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei

St Josemaria was a man in love with God, who also passionately loved the world and the people of all times, and passed on that same passionate love to them in his turn. Turning to his intercession help us to respond generously and joyfully to the plan God has for each of us. Tags: Javier Echevarria, Pope, Priesthood

Bishop Javier Echevarría, Prelate of Opus Dei. Rome, June 26, 2008

Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei

Dear brothers and sisters, All who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God (Rom 8:14). This is the astounding truth which the second reading of today’s Mass recalls, in the words of St Paul to the Romans. It is an essential truth [...] Tags: Javier Echevarria

Bishop Javier Echevarría in the Mass in suffrage for Mons. Álvaro Del Portillo. Rome, March17, 2008

Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei

Dear brothers and sisters. Today we offer this Eucharistic Sacrifice for the soul of the Servant of God Mons. Álvaro del Portillo, Prelate of Opus Dei, on the fourteenth anniversary of his dies natalis. We do so with six days of anticipation because the 23 of [...] Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Generosity, Opus Dei prelate

Bishop Javier Echevarría, Prelate of Opus Dei. Rome, June 26, 2007

Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei

Dear brothers and sisters, Nearly five years have now gone by since St Josemaría’s canonization, but the tidal wave of his example and teachings continues to spread around the world. His reputation for holiness keeps reaching new places, awakening in many souls the desire to seek [...] Tags: Opus Dei prelate

Bishop Javier Echevarría, Prelate of Opus Dei. Rome, June 26, 2006

Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei

Dear brothers and sisters, Ut in gratiarum semper actione maneamus! May we always live in constant thanksgiving! Deo omnis gloria! All the glory to God! These were two of the aspirations that inspired St Josemaría, whose feast we are celebrating today and whose exemplary daily life [...] Tags: Gratitude, Church, Pope, Opus Dei prelate

Bishop Javier Echevarría, Prelate of Opus Dei. Rome, June 25, 2005

Bishop Javier Echevarria, Prelate of Opus Dei

Dear brothers and sisters, Once again we joyfully celebrate the liturgical feast-day of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, bringing it forward to June 25 this year, as tomorrow is a Sunday. This means that we are commemorating the Founder of Opus Dei on the anniversary of the ordination [...] Tags: Eucharist, Javier Echevarria, Ratzinger

Bishop Javier Echevarría, Prelate of Opus Dei. Rome, June 26, 2004

Bishop Javier Echevarría

Dear Brothers and Sisters, A few days ago, in the Liturgy of the Hours, we priests meditated once again on the choice God made of David as King of Israel.1 The description of the scene is simple and clear. The sacred text says that David was [...] Tags: Apostolate, Fortitude, Javier Echevarria