Cardinal sees Archdiocese 'privileged' by Opus Dei presence
A reprint of an article in the New York Archdiocesan paper on a Mass celebrated by Cardinal O'Connor in commemoration of Opus Dei's founder, Blessed Josemaria Escriva.
Information on traveling to Rome for the canonization
Committees coordinating trips to Rome for Blessed Josemaria's canonization have been established in various countries. See contact information below.
Blessed Josemaría Escrivá: As Patron Saint for All
On June 26, 2002 the feast Day Mass of Blessed Josemaria Escriva in Lagos was held at the Church of Assumption, Falomo. It was celebrated by Msgr. Robert Lozano, the Regional Vicar of Opus Dei in Nigeria.
Las Garzas Agricultural School (Chile)
Under Blessed Josemaría’s inspiration, Las Garzas Agricultural School opened its doors in 1963 with just eighteen students. The school, located 150 km south of Santiago in the Chimbarongo district, now has 150 students enrolled and offers continuing programs for many more alumni.
Devotion to Blessed Josemaría Spreads in Guatemala
The Association of Diabetics of Guatemala has published a booklet about Opus Dei’s founder to spread devotion to Blessed Josemaría Escrivá among Guatemala’s 15,000 diabetics, on the occasion of the centennial of his birth. The founder of Opus Dei, who suffered from diabetes himself, was named patron of Catholic diabetics by the association in 1999.