Meditations for the 2nd week of Advent
Daily Text from St. Josemaria
Considerations to inspire your conversation with God today.
Letter from the Prelate (19 March 2022): Fidelity
In this pastoral letter, the Prelate of Opus Dei reflects on some consequences of being faithful to Christ and to the vocation to the Work, following the teachings of Saint Josemaria.
Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum”
Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum” by Pope Francis
Letter from the Prelate regarding the Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum”
Monsignor Fernando Ocariz, Prelate of Opus Dei, writes about Pope Francis' Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum” ("To safeguard the charism").
Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum”: Questions and Answers
We offer some questions and answers prepared by the Opus Dei Information Office regarding the Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum.”
Letter from the Prelate (6 October 2022)
The Prelate of Opus Dei informs us that he will convoke an Extraordinary General Congress in the first half of 2023 in order to make the changes to the Statutes indicated in "Ad charisma tuendum."
Statutes of Opus Dei
The Statutes of Opus Dei were promulgated by Pope St John Paul II in 1982. Written in Latin, they define precisely the juridical configuration of the Prelature, its organization, and its aims.
Apostolic constitution "Ut sit"
The English translation of the apostolic constitution, Ut sit, by which Opus Dei was established as the Catholic Church's first personal prelature.
“Delivery for Sharing”: articles, news and videos in your WhatsApp to send to your contacts
Inspired by Pope Francis' invitation to open the doors of the Church in the digital world, the Opus Dei Communications Office in Nigeria is launching "Delivery for Sharing", a proposal to receive and share good ideas and testimonies via WhatsApp daily. This article explains how the service works.
“The Lord comes to our aid and raises us up”
You must never treat anyone unmercifully. If you think someone is not worthy of your mercy, you should realize that you don't deserve mercy either. You do not deserve to have been created, or to be a Christian, or to be a son of God, or to have the family you have... (The Forge, 145)
Many other scenes of the Gospel have also made a deep impact on us, such as his forgiveness of the adulterous woman, the parable of the prodigal son, that of the lost sheep, that of the pardoned debtor, the resurrection of the son of the widow at Naim . How many reasons based on justice could Christ have found to work this great wonder! The only son of that poor …
"Working on Trust": On Family & Parenting
This series of videos is intended to help parents in the education of their children. The videos draw upon the teachings of Saint Josemaria, who was passionate about freedom and the educational role of parents.
The Adventure of Marriage: 6 Episode Series
In this series of six videos, Sole and Juampi, an Argentinian couple, share the story of their joys and sorrows, struggles and victories in their married life together. These six videos could serve as a resource for pre-marriage courses and for young couples.
Just Start. Ways to Help People
The eleven videos in this series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, offered each month during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, can now be accessed on a single page.
"The Heart of Work": Saint Josemaria's Vision
A short video with selections from Saint Josemaria's preaching that illustrate what he means by "sanctifying our work" and striving to find God in our work and daily life.
The Creativity of Charity
How can I help assist those in need? Where do I start? This short documentary shows creative ways in which Catholics from various countries have responded to the needs of those around them.
What Faith Means When You're 20
A video-series featuring young people from various countries talking about how their faith influences their daily lives. In this first video, some of them say a few words about what faith means for them.
"Being the Best Mom that I Can Be"
Ijeoma, a medical doctor and member of the Prelature living in Nigeria, talks about her decision to be the "full-time" mother of five children.
Law and God's Love
Nkem Agboti, a lawyer in Lagos, Nigeria, speaks about the inspiration she finds in Blessed Guadalupe Ortiz's life, her discovery of family values, the need to bring the faith to her friends, the value of little things and her involvement in pro-life activities.
"Bloom where you are planted"
Opus Dei started in Kenya in 1958 by the direct impulse of Saint Josemaria Escriva. In this video clip we see how its message has taken root there.
The beginning of my love affair with God
Collins finds God in a centre of Opus Dei in Enugu, Nigeria.
Saving the Unborn
Domtila, a supernumerary member of the Prelature with 6 children, has spent the past 25 years running a crisis pregnancy center in Nairobi, Kenya that has saved the lives of many babies.
"Never stop working on your marriage"
Emily Marcucci, a Harvard grad from Massachusetts who has been married for 15 years and has 8 children, talks about the challenges and joys of raising a large family.
Finding Christ in the Middle of the World
In this series of seven short videos, Australians from all backgrounds speak about the message of Saint Josemaria and its impact on their daily lives.
"With a large family, we'll never be alone"
Daniel Plazek is a sales engineer from Pittsburgh, PA. He and his wife Luisa have 7 children, one of whom, Kathryn, is a numerary in Opus Dei. Daniel shares his perspective on marriage, fatherhood, and also offers some practical advice for young parents.
12 tips to make a better use of Opus Dei website
If you wish to know about the Opus Dei website better; if you would like to discover the contents that best suit your needs but don’t know where to start; here are 12 tips to help you find your way around the icons, links, sections and tags. Enjoy!