Letters

Letter from the Prelate (5 February 2020)

On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of 14 February 1930, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz urges us to give ardent thanks to God for this gift to the Work and the Church.

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

Each year in the Work, on February 14, our constant gratitude to God grows even stronger as we recall the foundational dates in 1930 and 1943. This year we will celebrate it with special emphasis, since it is the 90th anniversary of when Saint Josemaria saw that God was also calling women to the mission that ...

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.