14 February: the Work is God's

Some resources to celebrate the double anniversary of the foundation of the women's branch of Opus Dei (14 February 1930) and the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross (14 February 1943).

Meditation of the Prelate on the 90th anniversary of 14 February 1930 (audio and text): A meditation given by Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz in the Prelatic Church of Our Lady of Peace (14 February 2020, the 90th anniversary of the women's branch of Opus Dei).

Set All the Bells Ringing (article): "At this moment when the human race is undergoing so deep a transformation, women imbued with the spirit of the Gospel can do so much to assist mankind."

3 short stories about the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross (podcast): The historian Santiago Martínez brings us an account of three early members of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross — founded by Saint Josemaría in 1943 — to which more than 4,000 clerics around the world belong today.

∙ A Sign of Divine Providence (text): Excerpts from The Founder of Opus Dei: the Life of Josemaría Escrivá by A. Vazquez de Prada, about the double anniversary on 14 February.

"The world needs people like you" (video): A video of Saint Josemaría to celebrate February 14, 1930, the day on which the Founder understood that Opus Dei was a path to holiness for all men and women.