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Advent: a time of fervent hope

A homily of Bishop Javier Echevarría about the Advent season, delivered in the church of St. Josemaría in Rome on November 30, during a Mass in which several faithful of the prelature of Opus Dei were ordained as deacons.

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January 2002 La Repubblica Interview

Bishop Echevarria answers candid questions about Blessed Josemaria, Opus Dei, and the Church in the Third Millenium.

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Opus Dei seen up close

July 2000

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January 2002 El Pais Interview

"The true measure of Opus Dei’s state of affairs is whether each member is faithful to Jesus Christ." In an interview, the Prelate answers questions about the Centennial of the Founder’s birth, peace in the world, and the Holy Father.

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June 26 in Rome

On June 26, the liturgical feast of Blessed Josemaria, Bishop Javier Echevarria celebrated a Mass in his honor in the Basilica of St. Eugene in Valle Giulia. Around fifteen hundred people attended the ceremony.

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Statement from Opus Dei's prelate about the canonization

Bishop Echevarría, on the announcement of Josemaría Escrivá's canonization: "In the saints we can always recognize the spiritual fruitfulness of the Church, sowing holiness all over the world."

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Two saints united by love for Mary

Bishop Javier Echevarria, Opus Dei's prelate, speaks of Blessed Juan Diego and Blessed Josemaria Escriva.

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Become sowers of peace through a new evangelization

The Prelate of Opus Dei comments on the ever-growing need to improve culture and promote peace in our society, especially in light of the recent conflicts in Colombia.

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Sanctity in the world, the path of the laity

An interview with the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarria

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I ask God for the miracle of peace

After the decrees of the miracles were announced, the Prelate of Opus Dei mentioned that the approval of a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Josemaria is a cause of great joy for him. And he added, "Today, with Christmas only a few days away, I beg God to grant us the miracle of peace, a peace that sometimes seems impossible to attain..."

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