Priests from all over the world speak about the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross, an association of clergy intrinsically united to the Prelature of Opus Dei. Its aim is to promote holiness among secular priests through the exercise of their ministry in the service of the Church.
Archbishop Georg Gänswein exhorted the new priests to “remain in Christ.” “In an age when there is so much talk of being ‘progressive,’ you are being asked to remain in Christ.”
On 14 February 1943, Saint Josemaria first saw how priests could be incardinated in Opus Dei in service to all souls. Fr. Jose Maria Hernandez Garnica was one of the first three priest in Opus Dei.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State for the Holy See, ordained 29 priests of the prelature of Opus Dei this morning, in the Basilica of Saint Eugene. Pope Francis sent a letter that was read at the beginning of the ceremony.
Unfortunately, because of the coronavirus, the ordination ceremony that was scheduled for 23 May 2020 will be delayed until 5 September 2020.
Homily from the Mass of ordination for 29 faithful of Opus Dei as transitional deacons in Rome on November 9th. They will be ordained priests on May 23, 2020.
At the age of 16, Father James lost his sight completely. But not his inner light. Now 36 years old, accompanied by his faithful dog "Ibiza," he says that the spirituality of Opus Dei played an important part in the discovery of his vocation to the priesthood.
On the 22nd of May, at 10 am, Archbishop Georg Gänswein will ordain 27 faithful of Opus Dei as priests. The ceremony will be broadcast live on this website.
Branislav was ordained last November as a deacon. His father, a Catholic activist imprisoned for his fight against Communism in Czechoslovakia during the 1980s, sent him a moving letter.
Andrej Matis is one of the 29 men who will be ordained priests of Opus Dei on Saturday 5 September in Rome. A Rome Reports video.
The first Associate member of Opus Dei in Africa to be ordained a priest celebrated his first Solemn Mass at his home town in central Kenya.
The historian Santiago Martínez talks about three early members of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross, founded by Saint Josemaría in 1943. Today its members number more than 4,000 clergy all around the world.
On the Saturday before Passion Sunday, 28 March 1925, Bishop Miguel de los Santos Diaz Gómara conferred priestly ordination on Josemaria Escriva in the Church of the Royal Seminary of San Carlos, Saragossa
Jaime talks about his personal path to the priesthood in this article originally published in “Palabra.”
Many diocesan priests from around the world go to Rome to study at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. Kenyan priest Fr. Imo talks about his "Roman adventure" and his desire to learn how to better serve people back in Kenya.
On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of 14 February 1930, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz urges us to give ardent thanks to God for this gift to the Work and the Church.