Prelate's Letter on Approval of Miracle Attributed to Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri

On June 9, 2018, the decree was promulgated on the miraculous cure attributed to the intercession of Venerable Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri. On that same day, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz sent this letter to the faithful of Opus Dei.

Rome, June 9, 2018

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

This morning, on the day of the memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the Holy See made public Pope Francis’ decision to promulgate the decree on a miraculous cure attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God, Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri.

Let us give thanks to God and to the ...

Mass Celebrated at the Covadonga Shrine

Mass Celebrated at the Covadonga Shrine

Homily of the Prelate of Opus Dei at the Shrine of Covadonga (Spain), where the Archbishop invited him to join the Marian Jubilee Year of Covadonga commemorating the Canonical Coronation of the Virgin of Covadonga

The prelate of Opus Dei, in the sanctuary of Covadonga

The prelate of Opus Dei, in the sanctuary of Covadonga

Invited by Jesús Sanz Montes, the Archbishop of Oviedo, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz went on pilgrimage to the shrine of Covadonga to participate in the Marian Jubilee Year of the Coronation of the Virgin. He prayed before the Virgin in the Holy Cave and concelebrated Mass with Archbishop Sanz Montes and Don Adolfo Mariño, abbot of Covadonga.

"Sanctity is the path to happiness"

"Sanctity is the path to happiness"

An extensive interview with the Prelate of Opus Dei was recently published in the Italian newspaper "Avvenire." Here are two questions about the apostolic exhortation "Guadete et exsultate."

Previous Prelates

Mons. Javier Echevarría

Mons. Javier Echevarría

Bishop Echevarria served as head of Opus Dei from 1994-2016. He worked closely with St. Josemaria Escriva as his secretary from 1953 until the founder's death in 1975.

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo

In 1975, Alvaro del Portillo succeeded St. Josemaría Escrivá as head of Opus Dei, carrying on his work with fidelity and dedication.

About the Role of Prelate

About the Role of Prelate

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