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Blessed Alvaro del Portillo Newsletter No. 10 (2022)

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, Saint Josemaría's first successor at the head of Opus Dei, was beatified on 27 September 2014. His feast is celebrated on 12 May, the day on which he made his First Holy Communion at the age of seven in 1921. We offer a recent Newsletter about his love for the Holy Mass.

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Prayer of Blessed Alvaro to Our Lady of Fatima

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, whose feast day is celebrated on May 12, made a pilgrimage to Fatima in January 1989 to pray for the Church and the world. Here are the words of the prayer that he read out loud.

Álvaro del Portillo

"Born with a catholic, universal heart"

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo was born on 11 March 1914. In this brief video he speaks about the message of Opus Dei, suited for all men and women in the middle of the world who want to strive for holiness.

Álvaro del Portillo

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo Newsletter No. 9 (2022)

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, Saint Josemaria's first successor at the head of Opus Dei, was consecrated as a bishop by St John Paul II on 6 January 1991. On the anniversary of this occasion, we offer a Newsletter dedicated to his efforts to drive the new evangelization.

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Customers at my pharmacy

I am a pharmacist and I own a pharmacy. I am going to tell you about two of the many favours that Don Alvaro has done for me.

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A mother's prayer and the intercession of Blessed Alvaro

Something so seemingly simple as transferring to another apartment in some places is not that easy.

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A Tumour in the Pancreas

There are occasions in life where reversals in health impose themselves irremediably, but where the family and confidence in God make one see the other side of the problem.

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Between books, contracts and troubles

For many years, Blessed Alvaro was in charge of carrying out financial matters that Saint Josemaría entrusted to him. For this reason, people from all over the world turn to his intercession in similar situations. We publish some favours narrated in the first person.

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A nine-month journey. A master's degree. A baby.

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo has brought us more than one joy, one after another. Thank you, Don Alvaro!

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Helping my children at home and with their studies

Online classes: an opportunity to grow in devotion to Don Alvaro

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