Academic Act Honoring Bishop Javier Echevarría
During a two day visit to the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz took part in an academic act honoring the former chancellor Bishop Javier Echevarría, and had a get-together with over 3,000 people in the University's sports complex.
"The beauty of faith comes from abandonment in God's hands"
Homily and gallery of photos from the Mass celebrated in Rome by the Prelate on the first anniversary of the death of Bishop Javier Echevarría, his predecessor at the head of Opus Dei.
June 14: Remembering Bishop Javier on his birthday
Featuring a biography of Bishop Javier and a poem by a Filipina medical student. Bishop Javier was in the Philippines in 1998 and 2008 and had audiences with many Filipinos.
Memories of Bishop Javier Echevarría
Nicola Waite, a member of Opus Dei's Central Advisory in Rome, shares some memories of her time working with Bishop Javier Echevarria. "You could see as he talked that he was in constant conversation with God – you felt like he was talking to God, and encouraged you to do the same. And as somebody who was new to this whole world of the Catholic faith, that was very attractive. It was something that I felt...I want that!"