Letters

Letter from the Prelate (7 March 2019)

The Prelate stresses the need to "sentire cum Ecclesia," "to live fully in harmony with the Church," which is the People of God and the Body of Christ.

Saint Josemaria used to exhort us, with his word and example, to sentire cum Ecclesia—to live fully in harmony with the Church. This harmony leads us to rejoice with her joys and to suffer with her sufferings.

During those difficult years, when Saint Paul VI even said that “the smoke of Satan” had entered through cracks into the Church, our Father insisted to us that this was a “time ...

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.