Letters From the Prelate

Letter from the Prelate (31 January 2017)

First pastoral letter of Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz for the faithful of the prelature of Opus Dei.

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My dear children: may Jesus watch over my daughters and sons for me!

You will understand how moved I am in writing you, and calling you my daughters and sons for the first time. Right from the evening of Monday the 23rd, your sisters and brothers in Rome began to call me Father. They did so with a naturalness and spontaneity that surprised and moved me ...

Saint Josemaría Escrivá
"God is not removing you from your environment. He is not taking you away from the world, or from your condition in life, or from your noble human ambitions, or from your professional work ... But he wants you to be a saint - right there!”
SAINT JOSEMARÍA, Founder of Opus Dei