Letters

Letter from the Prelate (10 August 2019)

Now starting his pastoral visit to Canada, Monsignor Ocáriz reminds us of the importance of prayer: "Our dialogue with Jesus Christ opens up new perspectives for us, new ways to see things that are always more filled with hope."

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

How often we have meditated on our Lord’s words that we “ought always to pray and not lose heart” (Lk 18:1)!

When the apostles asked Jesus to teach them to pray, our Lord answered, “When you pray, say: Father…” And Jesus started his own prayer by directing himself to the Father: with praise and thanksgiving ...

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.