New Anniversary of Canonization
Saint Josemaria was canonized on October 6, 2002. Here is the address Pope John Paul II gave the next day, a powerful summary of the founder's life and message.
Biography of Saint Josemaría Escrivá
A brief biography of the founder of Opus Dei.
Statements on Josemaría Escrivá by Catholic leaders
A selection of statements about the founder of Opus Dei from Catholic leaders around the world.
The process of canonization for Josemaría Escrivá
Facts about the procedures followed in the canonization of the founder of Opus Dei.
"God is not removing you from your environment. He is not taking you away from the world, or from your condition in life, or from your noble human ambitions, or from your professional work ... But he wants you to be a saint - right there!”