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Guadalupe's Vocation: 75 years ago today

Guadalupe's Vocation: 75 years ago today

On 19 March 1944, the soon-to-be blessed Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri asked to join Opus Dei. We offer a translation of the letter she wrote to Saint Josemaria Escriva on this day.

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Formulas for Holiness

Formulas for Holiness

February 10 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Considering Guadalupe’s passion for chemistry, we are starting a series on some of her “formulas” for how to face the problems affecting professionals today: lack of time, stress, restlessness, fear, sadness…

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1,000 Christmas Baskets for the Poor

1,000 Christmas Baskets for the Poor

In a letter written to Saint Josemaria on January 9, 1960, Guadalupe Ortiz expressed her great joy in helping to distribute Christmas gifts to the poor in Madrid's outlying districts.

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Under the Protection of Our Lady of Guadalupe

When the first women of Opus Dei went to Mexico to start their apostolic work, they did not hesitate in placing themselves under the protection of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Among them was Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri, who owed her name to this Marian apparition, whose feast day coincided with the day of her birth.

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Friends for 72 years...

Friends for 72 years...

Rosalía López is 93 years old and has a lucidity that many would envy at her age. Memories flood to mind when she thinks of Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri, whom she met in Spain in 1945.

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Guadalupe Meets Saint Josemaria

When the first women of Opus Dei went to Mexico to start their apostolic work, they did not hesitate in placing themselves under the protection of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Among them was Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri, who owed her name to this Marian apparition, since she was born on the day of her feast.

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Guadalupe in Mexico: Offering Formation for All

Guadalupe in Mexico: Offering Formation for All

Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri, who helped begin Opus Dei's apostolic activities in Mexico, strove to provide Christian formation to people from all social backgrounds, including young women mired in poverty in farm villages.

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"What was Guadalupe like?"

"What was Guadalupe like?"

When she was 19 years old, Mary Altozano met Venerable Guadalupe Ortiz almost by accident. It was an encounter that would impact the rest of her life. Sixty years later, Mary offers us her memories of Guadalupe.

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