Message

Message

Work, family life, and other ordinary activities are occasions for spiritual union with Jesus Christ.

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.

Questions

Historical Overview

Historical Overview

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the questions people most commonly ask about Opus Dei, personal prelatures and the Catholic Church.

Kimlea Technical Training Centre

Near Nairobi, Kenya, Kimlea began in 1989 under the encouragement of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo. To date about 12,000 women have benefited, most of them young girls working on the tea and coffee plantations.

Wavecrest College of Hospitality

Wavecrest College is the first institution in Nigeria that offers training for women working in hospitality services. It began under the impetus of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo.

"The family is Africa's greatest treasure"

"The family is Africa's greatest treasure"

Dr. Celine Tendobi recounts her experience as head of the maternity department at Monkole Medical Center in Kinshasha, Congo, and Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo's enouragement to begin Monkole. An article published in "Vida Nueva."