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14 February: A Sign of Divine Providence

On February 14th, in 1930 and 1943 respectively, Saint Josemaria saw that both women and priests could form part of Opus Dei. Some texts and videos about these two foundational dates.

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14 February: Women in Opus Dei

A video of Saint Josemaría to celebrate February 14, 1930, the day on which the Founder understood that Opus Dei was a path to holiness for all men and women.

Opus Dei

Set All The Bells Ringing

"At this moment when the human race is undergoing so deep a transformation, women imbued with the spirit of the Gospel can do so much to assist mankind." An article about 14 February 1930.

Fostering Interior Life

"You will never have to walk alone"

A number of women from Portugal share their experiences of trying to live their faith in today's society.

Personal testimonies

Audio Meditation of the Prelate on the 90th Anniversary of 14 February 1930

On the 90th anniversary of the women's branch of Opus Dei, we offer this audio and English translation of a meditation given by Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz in the Prelatic Church of Our Lady of Peace.

Prelate of Opus Dei

14 February 2020: A Path Traveled by Many

On 14 February 1930, Saint Josemaria saw that God wanted to give the vocation to Opus Dei to many women. Since then, many have taken up this path all over the world.

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Brave, Passionate, and Full of Faith

Inma Alva, a historian investigating Opus Dei's beginnings, talks about the first women members: “What stands out is their capacity for great undertakings, their passion, and their enormous faith in the face of difficulties.”​

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"Still some more little surprises"

Victoria López-Amo is the woman who has been in Opus Dei the longest. Last May she turned 100. A Guatemalan citizen of Spanish origin, Victoria loves life and still has a few things left to accomplish.

History of Opus Dei

February 14 in the Prelature of Opus Dei

February 14 is a celebration of two anniversaries for the Prelature of Opus Dei: the commencement of Opus Dei's apostolic work with women in 1930 and the beginning of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross in 1943.

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