Number of articles: 13

Jacinto Barranco: 50 Years in Montefalco, Mexico

“When I realized that I could focus all my work on God, I saw that this was the meaning of my life: to stay close to God in and with my professional work.”

Personal testimonies

Serenading Our Lady of Guadalupe

After his stay of 40 days in Mexico in 1970, the hour came when the Founder of Opus Dei had to say adios: adios to his children, to the land of Mexico, and to our Lady of Guadalupe.

Historical context

14 May 1970: Heading to Mexico

On his way to Mexico 50 years ago, Saint Josemaria landed at the Madrid airport on 14 May 1970. Some journalists were eager to interview him there. Javier Ayesta, who accompanied him that afternoon, tells us what happened during those hours.

Stories from His Life

Josemaria, Once Again Among the Needy

"But what can I do?" On seeing so many needy people in the streets of Mazatlan (a coastal city in Mexico), Amparo asked herself what she could do to help. Today, more than 15 years later, Amparo’s question has found a clear answer.

Social initiatives

Guadalupe's Impact in Mexico

Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri was one of the first women of Opus Dei to come to Mexico. She was only in Mexico for six years, but it gave her enough time to start a student residence in Mexico City, a retreat center in Montefalco, and a school in Culiacán. Guadalupe will be declared blessed on May 18, 2019, in Madrid, Spain.

Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri

Guadalupe in Mexico: Offering Formation for All

Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri, who helped begin Opus Dei's apostolic activities in Mexico, strove to provide Christian formation to people from all social backgrounds, including young women mired in poverty in farm villages.

Life and Stories

Guadalupe: Inspiration Behind Michoacán School

Lucina is the director and co-founder of a school in Mexico named after Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri. Started in 2013 and with a little over a hundred graduates, the school is making a big difference among the inhabitants of Michoacán.


All Favors Big and Small

I would like to thank Dora because she always helps me when I ask her for things while I'm working...


Apostolic Visit to Mexico (12-18 February)

Complete itinerary for Pope Francis' trip to Mexico and brief stopover in Cuba, with links to all of his addresses and homilies.

From the Church and the Pope

"Learning to forgive"

In a get-together in Mexico in 1983, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo insists that we need to learn how to forgive others, so that God will forgive us.