14 February: A Sign of Divine Providence
On February 14th, in 1930 and 1943 respectively, Saint Josemaria saw that both women and priests could form part of Opus Dei. Some texts and videos about these two foundational dates.
14 February: Women in Opus Dei
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.
14 February 2020: A Path Traveled by Many
On 14 February 1930, Saint Josemaria saw that God wanted to give the vocation to Opus Dei to many women. Since then, many have taken up this path all over the world.
Brave, Passionate, and Full of Faith
Inma Alva, a historian investigating Opus Dei's beginnings, talks about the first women members: “What stands out is their capacity for great undertakings, their passion, and their enormous faith in the face of difficulties.”
February 14 in the Prelature of Opus Dei
February 14 is a celebration of two anniversaries for the Prelature of Opus Dei: the commencement of Opus Dei's apostolic work with women in 1930 and the beginning of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross in 1943.