Archive: The Prelate
Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz offers some practical guidelines for confronting this extraordinary situation. "The Communion of Saints leads us to make our own what affects the others, because 'if one member suffers, all suffer with him.'"
On the third anniversary of the appointment of Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz as Prelate of Opus Dei, we offer an audio and English transcript of a meditation he gave on 27 October 2019 about the central role of prayer in our life.
Monsignor Ocáriz sends Christmas greetings to everyone from the Basilica of the Uganda Martyrs, reminding us that we can give witness to the Christian life in our families, as we contemplate the newborn Jesus in Bethlehem.
Opus Dei began in Uganda in 1996. In 2006 Don Javier (the second successor of St. Josemaria) visited the "Pearl of Africa". On Friday 20th December 2019, at 12.45 pm the Father (Monsignor Fernando Ocariz) landed on the same rich soil, the land of the martyrs.
There's a certain throbbing vibration of youth that St. Josemaria was always excited about and that he depended a lot on. That same throbbing vibration was palpable in the air when his third successor visited Strathmore School yesterday evening at 5 pm.