Audio of Prelate: Praying for the Living and the Dead
Final podcast on the works of mercy. “The need to support one another with our prayer,” says the Prelate of Opus Dei, “has the savor of the early Church.”
Audio of Prelate: Bearing Others’ Defects Patiently
"It is not a question of 'putting up with' other people but of welcoming them with humility. Let us look at others with the kind eyes with which God sees them." A new podcast on the works of mercy.
Audio of Prelate: Comforting the Sorrowful
In a new podcast on the works of mercy, Bishop Javier Echevarria reflects on the delicate task of consoling the sorrowful. "Consoling others isn’t easy, since it requires a lot of tact; the soul of a person who is suffering is, so to speak, 'raw to the touch,' with a deep unease."
"Mother Teresa saw in humanity a family"
An article by Bishop Javier Echevarría on the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. "It was contemplation of the Eucharist that led Teresa of Calcutta to recognize Christ in those who were poor, sick or alone," the Prelate tells us.
Audio of Prelate: Correcting those who err
In this month's podcast, Bishop Javier Echevarria offers reflections on one of the spiritual works of mercy. "Fraternal correction is the duty of all Christians. When someone gives us a warning for our own good, we should see it as an expression of divine mercy."
Audio of Prelate: “Instructing the ignorant” and “offering good advice”
In this month's podcast, Bishop Javier Echevarria offers reflections on two of the spiritual works of mercy.
Audio of Prelate: Burying the Dead
In this month’s podcast, Bishop Javier Echevarria reflects on the last corporal work of mercy. “My sons and daughters, and friends: knowing how to die is just as important as knowing how to live, and in both cases we can be helped.”