Letter from the Prelate (9 April 2019)

In the week before Holy Week, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz invites us, when contemplating Christ on the Cross, to reflect on our personal availability to carry out God's will.

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

On Good Friday, soon upon us, we will contemplate in Christ crucified the immensity of his redeeming love. This love led Him to be fully available and obedient to the will of God the Father.

Following Jesus and identifying with Him also leads us, within our personal circumstances, to an unrestricted availability for the challenges and requirements ...

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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.


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

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