Number of articles: 200

Protocol for dealing with institutional complaints to the Prelature

Protocol of the Prelature of Opus Dei

Opus Dei

Regional Circumscriptions of Opus Dei

This article lists the current circumscriptions of Opus Dei, which include about sixty countries in which the Prelature is present.

Personal prelature

Prelature of Opus Dei

On 28 November 1982, St. John Paul II erected Opus Dei as a Personal Prelature by means of the Apostolic Constitution "Ut sit." Here are some videos and texts on its juridical structure and apostolic mission.

Personal prelature

Statutes of Opus Dei

The Statutes of Opus Dei were promulgated by Pope St John Paul II in 1982. Written in Latin, they define precisely the juridical configuration of the Prelature, its organization, and its aims.

Personal prelature

75th Anniversary of Opus Dei in Ireland

José Ramón Madurga arrived in Dublin on 4 October 1947 to begin Opus Dei activities in Ireland.

Opus Dei in this country

Apostolic constitution "Ut sit"

The English translation of the apostolic constitution, Ut sit, by which Opus Dei was established as the Catholic Church's first personal prelature.

Opus Dei

Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults

The Prelature of Opus Dei is committed to promoting the safety, welfare and protection of minors and vulnerable adults on the island of Ireland in accordance with the standards set out in "Safeguarding Children - Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland" (2016), issued by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland and with its own safeguarding policies.

Opus Dei

Child Safeguarding Statement

This Statement has been prepared and published to comply with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015 in Ireland and is based on the Safeguarding Policy and Standards of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland.

Opus Dei

The Regional Vicar

Mgr Christian van der Ploeg is the Regional Vicar for the region of North West Europe.

Opus Dei in this country

“We need to make Christ’s way of being our own”

“The Centrality of Christ in the Formation and Life of Priests” was the theme of the 57th Conference on Pastoral Questions in Castelldaura, near Barcelona, which took place on 25-26 January.

Priestly Society of the Holy Cross