Bishops Javier Echevarria suggests going to our Lady's help to prepare well for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo, and asks for prayers for those suffering religious persecution throughout the world.
My dear children: may Jesus watch over my daughters and sons for me!
We have begun the final stretch before the beatification of our dearly beloved Don Alvaro. How long and yet how short the days seem to me that still remain before September 27! Don Alvaro had the same experience in the weeks right before our Father’s beatification. He sent us some words then ...
"He waits for us every day, in the laboratory, in the operating theatre, in the army barracks, in the university chair, in the factory, in the workshop, in the fields, in the home and in all the immense panorama of work.”