Audio of Prelate: Praying for the Living and the Dead
Final podcast on the works of mercy. “The need to support one another with our prayer,” says the Prelate of Opus Dei, “has the savor of the early Church.”
Audio of Prelate: Bearing Others’ Defects Patiently
"It is not a question of 'putting up with' other people but of welcoming them with humility. Let us look at others with the kind eyes with which God sees them." A new podcast on the works of mercy.
Letter from the Prelate (October 2016)
"We are continuously presented with opportunities to 'open ourselves like a fan' to serve more people, including those who have had no experience of Christian life, or do not have faith, or habitually fail to practice it," the Prelate tells us.
Audio of Prelate: Comforting the Sorrowful
In a new podcast on the works of mercy, Bishop Javier Echevarria reflects on the delicate task of consoling the sorrowful. "Consoling others isn’t easy, since it requires a lot of tact; the soul of a person who is suffering is, so to speak, 'raw to the touch,' with a deep unease."
"Mother Teresa saw in humanity a family"
An article by Bishop Javier Echevarría on the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. "It was contemplation of the Eucharist that led Teresa of Calcutta to recognize Christ in those who were poor, sick or alone," the Prelate tells us.