Homily of the Prelate of Opus Dei at the Shrine of Covadonga (Spain), where the Archbishop invited him to join the Marian Jubilee Year of Covadonga commemorating the Canonical Coronation of the Virgin of Covadonga
On June 9, 2018, the decree was promulgated on the miraculous cure attributed to the intercession of Venerable Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri. On that same day, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz sent this letter to the faithful of Opus Dei.
Rome, June 9, 2018
My dear children: may Jesus watch over my daughters and sons for me!
This morning, on the day of the memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the Holy See made public Pope Francis’ decision to promulgate the decree on a miraculous cure attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God, Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri.
Let us give thanks to God and to the ...
Homily of Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz at the Mass celebrated for the liturgical feast of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, in Rome.
Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz gave the closing address at the conference for over 400 Church communicators held at the Pontifical University of Santa Croce in Rome, from 17-19 April.
Invited by Jesús Sanz Montes, the Archbishop of Oviedo, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz went on pilgrimage to the shrine of Covadonga to participate in the Marian Jubilee Year of the Coronation of the Virgin. He prayed before the Virgin in the Holy Cave and concelebrated Mass with Archbishop Sanz Montes and Don Adolfo Mariño, abbot of Covadonga.
An extensive interview with the Prelate of Opus Dei was recently published in the Italian newspaper "Avvenire." Here are two questions about the apostolic exhortation "Guadete et exsultate."
Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz will travel to Spain, Nigeria, Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay to see faithful and friends of the Prelature.
Bishop Echevarria served as head of Opus Dei from 1994-2016. He worked closely with St. Josemaria Escriva as his secretary from 1953 until the founder's death in 1975.
In 1975, Alvaro del Portillo succeeded St. Josemaría Escrivá as head of Opus Dei, carrying on his work with fidelity and dedication.
Opus Dei is governed by a Prelate, in accord with canon law and its own statutes. (Click on title above for fuller explanation.)