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Participants at Beatification of Alvaro del Portillo can contribute to Harambee

I know that you use harambee for many material things: making a school, building a church, for very many material purposes; some contribute money, some give bricks, people each give what they can. We will contribute with our efforts, our prayers, and our work done well. [...]
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Work is a way to holiness

Video. Bishop Alvaro del Portillo explains how the work helps us to be Christians all the time, not just at the weekend.
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Discovering the God's hand in everything

Video. To discover God in everything is the suggestion that Bishop Alvaro del Portillo makes in this brief video.
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Love for personal freedom

Video. In this video Bishop Alvaro del Portillo explains that God has given us freedom, a great gift.
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That's how Bishop Alvaro was

John Paul II: He was an example of fortitude, trust in divine providence and fidelity to the See of Peter (Telegram to the Vicar General of Opus Dei, Vatican City, March 23, 1994). Card. Joseph Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith: I [...]
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Beatification announced for the "rock" of Opus Dei

Fr Joseph Evans UK (Catholic Times). In 1943 a young Spanish engineer was given a daunting task. He was sent to Rome aged only 29 and in the midst of the Second World War, charged with getting an audience with the Holy Father to explain [...]
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Pope OKs beatification of bishop who backed Phl projects

Manila (The Philippine Star) - A Spanish bishop who initiated several social projects for the poor in the Philippines edges closer to sainthood after Pope Francis approved his beatification. Del Portillo was known for his cheerful disposition, infectious smile and desire to help others. He is [...]
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Saxum: Remembering Bishop Alvaro del Portillo

Video documentary about Alvaro del Portillo, who was Saint Josemaría's faithful co-worker and also his first successor at the head of Opus Dei. As an exemplary priest, he spent his whole life in the service of the Church. On the 28th June 2012, Benedict XVI [...]
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Alvaro del Portillo put aside personal achievement to help souls

The beatification for the late Alvaro del Portillo will take place on September 27. He was the first person to succeed St. Josemaría Escrivá, the founder of Opus Dei. And to get to know him better, one has to look no further than Rome. The [...]
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Opus Dei bishop showed ‘enormous faith,’ biographer recalls

By Kevin Jones New York,(CNA/EWTN News).- The upcoming beatification of Opus Dei lead prelate Bishop Alvaro del Portillo brings to prominence a man of deep faith and love of God, according to his biographer. “He was someone who reached out to all kinds of people. He [...]
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