Tags: Opus Dei
Abstract: This documentary account is a sequel to “The Early Days of Opus Dei in Boston… (1946-1956)”, which appeared in Vol. 1 (2007) of Studia et Documenta .
It tells of a series of apartments across the Charles River in Cambridge that preceded the opening [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, US
The U.S. communications office of Opus Dei has received some media inquiries about the upcoming movie "There Be Dragons," directed by Roland Joffe. Opus Dei’s founder, Saint Josemaria Escriva, is one of the main characters in the film.
At the request of the film’s producers, the [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Film, There be Dragons
A brief bio of Saint Josemaria Escriva, the founder of Opus Dei.
Tags: Opus Dei, life, Film
Probably the most renowned woman in Opus Dei in the United States was the late Josefina Magno, M.D., widely regarded as one of the founders of the hospice movement in the United States. Hospice care gives patients with terminal illnesses and their families the support [...]
Tags: Suffering, Sickness, Opus Dei, Work, Women, US, supernumerary
The fourth number of Studia et Documenta (2010), a journal written mainly in Spanish and Italian about the history of Opus Dei and its founder St Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, has just come out. The theme of one section of this issue is educational initiatives [...]
Tags: Study, History, Madrid, Opus Dei, Devotion, Australia, US, Italy
When I started work on a biography of Josemaria Escriva (El Hombre de Villa Tevere / “The Man of Villa Tevere”, 1995), the most troubling question in my mind was whether or not there was a “man” to write about; whether, now that the living [...]
Tags: History, books, Opus Dei, Rome
Putting Down Roots is the exciting story of the beginnings of Opus Dei in the U.S. It tells how Fr. Joseph Muzquiz -one of the first three priests of Opus Dei- came to America in 1949 to begin Opus Dei. At the time, only a [...]
Tags: books, Opus Dei
More than fifty years’ work and 5,500 alumni prove the value of the teaching done by the Faculty of Communication at the University of Navarre, Spain, which is a reference point in the world of communications and the media.
A persistent characteristic throughout these years is [...]
Tags: culture, Opus Dei, University, Communication
Un cammino attraverso il mondo (“A Way Through the World”), published at the end of 2008 by Lindau in Italy (www.lindau.it), is an anthology of texts taken from the writings of St. Josemaria Escrivá. It includes extracts from his books, homilies, interviews, letters and diaries, [...]
Tags: Passionately Loving the World, culture, History, books, Opus Dei
St Valentine’s Day is an important day for most people but this year it is especially important. Why? Is it going to be particularly chocolate-filled? Will there be a mountain of roses? No. It will be the 80th anniversary of the start of the women’s [...]
Tags: Pope John Paul II, Opus Dei, Vatican II, Women