Letters

Letter from the Prelate (5 January 2020)

At the beginning of a new year, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz asks us to renew our faith in God's love for us.

My dear children: may Jesus watch over my daughters and sons for me!

At the beginning of a new year, you will surely have recalled Saint Josemaria’s words: “New year, new struggle!” It is a struggle that requires, yes, our own effort, but above all divine grace. Let us consider the parable of the sower, with the desire to be “good soil” (Mt 13:8) for receiving God’s ...

Longer Letters of Monsignor Ocáriz

Letter from the Prelate (9 January 2018)

“In the human realm,” Saint Josemaria said, “I want to leave you as an inheritance love for freedom and good humor.” The Prelate invites us to reflect on the gift of freedom, in this letter dated on the Founder's birthday.

Governance

Opus Dei is governed by a Prelate, in accord with canon law and its own statutes. (Click on title above for fuller explanation.)

Longer Letters of Bishop Javier Echevarría

Thematic letters of Bishop Javier Echevarría written for special occasions in the Church.