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Blessed Alvaro del Portillo talking about Saint Josemaria

In 1992 Blessed Alvaro gave a long interview to Cesare Cavalleri, which was published in book form with the title Immersed in God. In it, the new Blessed, who had lived with St Josemaria for more than forty years, told many personal memories. The following are [...]
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Photo gallery – Beatification of Don Alvaro del Portillo, 2014

September 27, 2014. Here are a few photos of the different events around the beatification of Don Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of Saint Josemaría.
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Audience with Pope Francis

About 15,000 people out of those who came to Rome to celebrate the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo attended of the papal audience with Pope Francis this morning. The beatification took place in Madrid on 27 September. By attending the audience, these faithful wanted to [...]
Tags: Gratitude, Alvaro del Portillo, Church, family, Beatification
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Pope greets pilgrims celebrating beatification of Blessed Álvaro del Portillo

Video. (Rome Reports). During his greetings at the General Audience, the Pope addressed the members of Opus Dei who were on pilgrimage in Rome to give thanks for the beatification of Álvaro del Portillo. As soon as he ended the audience, he greeted Bishop Javier Echevarría, [...]
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Helping others

Video. Bishop Álvaro: "A child of God has to be concerned with loving everyone, with understanding everyone, with being affectionate with everyone"
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Thanks everyone

Thanks everyone.
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He knew how to serve people in different circumstances

Video. In this interview with EWTN, Bishop Javier Echevarria, the Prelate of Opus Dei, reflects on the life of Alvaro del Portillo, who was beatified in Madrid on Sept. 27.
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Transfer of the remains of Blessed Alvaro

Video. The holy remains of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo were transferred to the Basilica of Saint Eugene yesterday. On thursday will today be returned to its usual location within the prelatic church of Our Lady of Peace.
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Francis: Don Alvaro’s exemplary witness

Rome, September 28, 2014. At the close of today’s Angelus, the Holy Father said, “Yesterday, in Madrid, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo was proclaimed Blessed. May his exemplary witness as a Christian and a priest, awaken in many people the desire to keep ever closer to [...]
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Contemplating Don Alvaro's holy life, we discover our Lord’s guiding hand

“This is my commandment: love one another as I have loved you”: “ut diligátis ínvicem, sicut diléxi vos” (Jn 15:12). Dear brothers and sisters, these words of the Gospel echo today in my heart with new joy at the thought that the mass of people gathered [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Church, Javier Echevarria, family, Beatification, Homily