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Isidoro is declared venerable

On December 21st, the Holy Father Pope Francis authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate decrees concerning 8 causes of canonization. Among these was a decree declaring the heroic virtues of Isidoro Zorzano (1902 – 1943), an engineer who joined Opus Dei [...]
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Bishop Javier Echevarria has passed away

At 9:20 p.m. (Rome time) on December 12th, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Bishop Javier Echevarria, the prelate of Opus Dei, passed away. He was 84. He was the second successor of St. Josemaria Escriva, Opus Dei’s founder. The auxiliary vicar of Opus Dei, [...]
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Jubilee of Mercy

From December 8, 2015 to November 20, 2016 the Church is celebrating a Jubilee Year of Mercy. The Pope hopes that, in the Year of Mercy, “all of us may rediscover the joy of God’s tenderness”. In the Bull of Indiction, Misericordiae Vultus (“The Face of Mercy”), [...]
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Let Us Pray for the Upcoming Synod

The XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will begin on October 4th, 2015, on the topic "The vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world." In his Wednesday audience of March 25th earlier this year, Pope Francis [...]
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The Saints Change the Course of History

We offer some excerpts of the homily of Cardinal Seán O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, on the feast of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, given on June 20, 2015, Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston. Read the completed text. Jesus goes into the world of work to call his first [...]
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Parents are an Open Book for their Children

In his July letter, the Prelate of Opus Dei reminds us that the first responsibility for educating children in the faith always lies with parents and asks for our redoubled prayer for the upcoming Synod on the Family. Download as pdf and in other formats. My [...]
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Bishop Romero was a Man of God

By Rodrigo Ayude. Archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified on May 23rd in San Salvador. Msgr. Joaquin Alonso recalls a meeting in Rome in 1974 between Archbishop Oscar Romero and Saint Josemaria, which gave him the opportunity to get to know the future Blessed quite [...]
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The Entire Church Rejoices with your Priestly Ordination

On May 9, in Rome, Bishop Javier Echevarría conferred priestly ordination on 32 faithful of the prelature of Opus Dei. The ceremony took place in the basilica of San Eugenio. The new priests come from 14 countries: Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, United [...]
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Future Priests of Opus Dei

Video. Jeff, from the United States, Juan Carlos, from Ecuador; Paulo, from Brasil; José Enrique, from Spain; Javier, from Chile, and James, from Kenya, explain what they think about the service of God that they're going to provide as priests once they are ordained [...]
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"Read the Pope's encouraging words on the family"

Opus Dei is celebrating a Marian year for the family. On convoking it, you asked the members of the Work to pray to our Lady for families, thus uniting themselves to the intentions of Pope Francis. What is the present situation of the family, what [...]
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