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, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, has sent this message on August 6, 2018, feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.
Buenos Aires, 6 August 2018
The Transfiguration of the Lord
During the journeys of these months I am filled with gratitude to God to see how in so many places, daughters and sons of mine are setting up and developing projects so that Christ’s message and his call to holiness may reach many souls. Some of these projects are big, others smaller, and they are always accompanied by a ...
Homily of Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz at the Mass celebrated for the liturgical feast of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, in Rome.
Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz gave the closing address at the conference for over 400 Church communicators held at the Pontifical University of Santa Croce in Rome, from 17-19 April.
Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz has concluded his pastoral visit to Argentina, and will now visit Bolivia and Paraguay.
Here are some highlights from the pastoral visit to Nigeria by the Prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, who was there from July 19 to July 26. Opus Dei began its work in Nigeria in 1965.
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.
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.
In 1975, Alvaro del Portillo succeeded St. Josemaría Escrivá as head of Opus Dei, carrying on his work with fidelity and dedication.
Opus Dei is governed by a Prelate, in accord with canon law and its own statutes. (Click on title above for fuller explanation.)