Message

Message

Work, family life, and the ordinary events of each day are opportunities for drawing close to Christ, and making Him known to others.

Activities

Activities

Opus Dei provides spiritual formation aimed at helping people develop their spiritual life and apostolate. These activities are held in Opus Dei centers or in a church, office or private home.

Place in the Church

Place in the Church

Opus Dei's work of spiritual formation complements the work of local churches. People who join Opus Dei or attend its activities continue to belong to their local dioceses.

Historical Overview

Historical Overview

Opus Dei was founded in 1928 in Spain and is currently established in 66 countries.

Sunday Mass in Wormwood Scrubs

Sunday Mass in Wormwood Scrubs

"When Pope Francis declared a Year of Mercy starting in December 2015, it set me thinking about works of mercy. In a meeting with friends to discuss possible projects, someone mentioned how he used to go with a group of volunteers to a prison to attend Sunday Mass there with the prisoners."

Citiwise: Helping Irish Youth Excel

Citiwise: Helping Irish Youth Excel

Citywise is an educational program in Dublin helping young people from difficult city backgrounds to aim high in life. It is inspired by the message of Saint Josemaria.