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Alvaro del Portillo, in 3 minutes

Video. Joy, peace, friendship with God... Alvaro del Portillo was a man of fidelity, that spent his whole life in the service of the Church. He was Saint Josemaría's faithful co-worker and also his first successor at the head of Opus Dei. www.alvarodelportillo.org
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Smartphone App helps prepare for beatification of Bishop Álvaro del Portillo

Video. (Rome Reports). Bishop Álvaro del Portillo, the first successor of St. Josemaria Escrivá as the prelate of Opus Dei, will be beatified on September 27th in Madrid. As many await the beatification, a new app is available to prepare for the big day. The [...]
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I learnt from him the true meaning of Love for the Church

Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, simply Don Alvaro, was truly a mentor and a father to all his children in Opus Dei. While loving all, it also was obvious the opportunities he sought to address priests, and more specially his priest sons, who he knew play [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Church, Pope John Paul II, Holiness, Love, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
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"An African Smile" - Alvaro del Portillo in Nigeria

Video. Less than a month remains for the beatification of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of St. Josemaria. We offer a trailer of the video: "An African smile". In this video Nigerians talk about what Don Alvaro means to them. He visited Nigeria [...]
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2014 Harambee projects and Alvaro del Portillo

Video. Rome Repors. For the the beatification of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, Harambee Africa International is inviting people to contribute to four social initiatives begun under the direct impetus of the first successor to Saint Joseamaria at the head of Opus Dei. Both those attending [...]
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www.alvaro14.org, official website of the Beatification of Alvaro del Portillo

All the information about the Beatification of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of St. Josemaria, is available in www.alvaro14.org: registration and tickets, program, volunteers, press, etc. The Beatification will be held within the Solemn Mass celebrated by the Prefect of the Congregation for [...]
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St Josemaria’s death as related by Alvaro del Portillo

On June 26, 1975, the last day of his earthly life, the Father arose at his usual hour. Assisted by Fr. Javier Echevarría, he celebrated holy Mass, a votive Mass in honor of our Lady, shortly before 8:00, in the oratory of the Most Holy [...]
Tags: Abandonment to God, Alvaro del Portillo, Heaven, Church, June 26, Pope Paul VI, Josemaria Escriva
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The Lord calls

Video. Our Lord, who called the apostles -Bishop Alvaro explains the teachings of St Josemaria-, calls all Christians to follow Him more closely.
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The use of Sacred Scripture in the writings of Saint Josemaria

In a certain sense we can fully understand the accomplishments of St. Josemaría, or the graces he received, when we come to understand his use of the Scriptures. For, in Opus Dei, he worked out a thoroughly biblical spirituality; and he himself saw the institution [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Passionately Loving the World, Contemplation, Gospel, Church, Vatican II, writings of the founder of Opus Dei, Sacred Scripture
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An exhibition on Africa created by Harambee

Video. Rome Reports. Promoting social programs in Africa, is one of the goals of Harambee. It's an international NGO, that was inspired by Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of St. Josemaría Escrivá, founder of Opus Dei. To promote its works and future projects, Rome's [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Charity, Priesthood, Service, Beatification, Harambee