In 1961, Fr. Joseph Escribano, then living in Canada, developed a mass between his lungs that showed signs of cancer. People around him prayed for his cure through Isidoro's intercession. When the doctors operated on him to remove that mass and get a more accurate diagnosis, they found no traces of it.
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“An hour of study, for a modern apostle, is an hour of prayer” ("The Way," 335). Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri, who was beatified on 18 May 2019, took this advice from Saint Josemaria very seriously. She is now in Heaven, thanks to sanctifying her ordinary life, including her studies and professional work.
The Prelate of Opus Dei celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving in Rome for the Beatification of the Spanish chemist, Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri (1916-1975): "These days have reminded us once again that holiness, which God's love calls us to, is a real possibility for all men and women."
14-min summary video of the Holy Mass celebrated by the prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, in Thanksgiving for the Beatification of Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri, a laywoman, in Madrid.
Today in Rome, Pope Francis asked for applause for the new Blessed Guadalupe Ortiz during the recitation of the Regina Coeli. Meanwhile, at the Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated in Madrid, the prelate of Opus Dei, Fernando Ocáriz, recalled that each saint is "a work of God."
On May 19th, this website will offer a live broadcast of the Mass of Thanksgiving for Guadalupe's Beatification celebrated by the prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz.