Thank you, Blessed Alvaro

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Thank you, Blessed Alvaro

Dozens of personal stories about people from all over the world who attended the events for Alvaro del Portillo's beatification in Madrid and Rome....

"Untiring in self-giving"

From Opus Dei
"Untiring in self-giving"

On November 8 in Rome, the Prelate of Opus Dei conferred diaconal ordination on 32 faithful of the Prelature. In his homily he urged them to be...

Prelate's Trip to Russia

From the Prelate
Prelate's Trip to Russia

In Moscow's Cathedral, Bishop Javier Echevarría and the Archbishop of Moscow, Paul Pezzi, celebrated a Thanksgiving Mass for the beatification of...

Message of the day

“May you not lack simplicity”

Look: the apostles, for all their evident and undeniable defects, were sincere, simple... transparent. You too have evident and undeniable defects. May you not lack simplicity. (The Way, 932)

The first Apostles, for whom I have great affection and devotion, were nothing to boast about, humanly speaking. With the exception of Matthew, who probably earned a comfortable living which he left behind at the behest of Jesus, the Apostles were mere fishermen. They lived a meager existence, fishing all night to keep food on the table.

But social status is unimportant. They weren’t educated; they weren’t even very bright, if we judge from their reaction to supernatural things. Finding...

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