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Homily for the Feast of the Assumption

A homily by Saint Josemaria published in "Christ is Passing By," given on the feast of our Lady's Assumption into heaven, 15 August 1961. A new downloadable audio version of the homily is available.

Documentation

"We are apprentices of life"

In his 10 August general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on old age with a reflection about hopeful waiting and old age as a time projected toward fulfillment.

From the Church and the Pope

Without Memory or Speech

“Illness is not a punishment; it is a caress from God,” Blessed Alvaro del Portillo stressed in 1987, “to draw us to him.” This couple entrusted themselves to Don Alvaro's intercession at a difficult time.

Favors

“Dying to Live": New book reflects on the existence and joy of the afterlife

Fr John Flader, a priest of Opus Dei, dedicated his new book on the afterlife to an inspiring young woman who passed away on the very day he finished writing it.

Recent News

“It is worthwhile!”(I): A Force That Conquers Time

Fidelity is the virtue that arises in relationships between people – and therefore also with God – when we trust in the love of the other person.

Fostering Interior Life

Pope's Prayer Intention for August 2022

Let us pray for small and medium sized businesses; in the midst of economic and social crisis, may they find ways to continue operating, and serving their communities.

From the Church and the Pope

Volunteers share their experience

At the Mass at Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré, the rite of peace was a beautiful moment for me. I sent all my prayers to indigenous people affected by those events, and prayed God to grant them peace: no better place or moment to do that than Mass! – Gracia

Personal testimonies

The Prayers (Preces) of Opus Dei with audio

Every day the faithful of the Prelature raise their hearts to God through this set of prayers in which they praise, thank and petition God the Father, through Jesus Christ in the Holy Spirit, for their own needs and those of others.

Opus Dei

Transfiguration of Our Lord on Mount Tabor

Some texts and a video from the Saxum Foundation to assist our prayer for the Feast of the Transfiguration on August 6.

Get to Know Christ

August Recollection Kit (2022)

A recollection is a “mini-retreat,” a few hours of quiet prayer when we look at our lives in God's presence. This guide can help us spend an hour or two in loving conversation with God, right where we are.

Fostering Interior Life