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.
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.
Regional Circumscriptions of Opus Dei
This article lists the current circumscriptions of Opus Dei, which include about sixty countries in which the Prelature is present.
Opus Dei was founded in 1928 in Spain and is currently established in 66 countries.
Christians in the Middle of the World
Opus Dei has around 90,000 members, both men and women. 98% are laypeople, most of whom are married. The remaining 2% are priests.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the questions people most commonly ask about Opus Dei.
"They need someone willing to sit beside them"
Jennifer, Francine, and Princess talk about their experience visiting the Philippine National School for the Blind in Pasay City. They went with a group of 40 women from Linang Center and Punlaan School (Manila, Philippines).
COP@20, celebrating 20 years of service!
Strathmore University's Community Outreach Program (COP), under the Community Service Centre, this year hits its 20 year mark. A big year, worthy of celebration!
Akatio, a Choice that Widened my Horizon
Ulrich, Director of Studies of the Akatio Vocational Training Project in Ivory Coast, recounts his experience from his arrival in 2017 to the present day. Through his job he has had an important impact on the lives of many young people.
Safe Environment for Minors
The Personal Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei in Nigeria, has adopted some measures to ensure the protection of children and young people
OPUS DEI IN NIGERIA 02/11/2020
Guidelines of the Prelate
On February 22, 2020, the Prelate of Opus Dei issued some Guidelines for the entire Prelature, an adaptation to the specific pastoral reality of Opus Dei of the norms promulgated by the Pope: Linee guida per la protezione dei minori e delle persone vulnerabili, of March 26, 2019; motu proprio Vos estis lux mundi, of May 7, 2019.