Letter from the Prelate regarding the Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum”
Monsignor Fernando Ocariz, Prelate of Opus Dei, writes about Pope Francis' Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum” ("To safeguard the charism").
Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum”: Questions and Answers
We offer some questions and answers prepared by the Opus Dei Information Office regarding the Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum.”
Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum”
Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum” by Pope Francis
“I have spoken, or rather shouted, about my love for personal freedom”
Freedom of conscience: no! How many evils this lamentable error, which permits actions against the dictates that lie deepest in oneself, has brought about in nations and individuals. Freedom "of consciences", yes: for it means the duty to follow that interior command ... ah, but after receiving a serious formation! (Furrow, 389)
Throughout my years as a priest, whenever I have spoken, or rather shouted, about my love for personal freedom, I have noticed some people reacting with distrust, as if they suspected that my defense of freedom could endanger the faith. Such faint‑hearted people can rest assured. The only freedom that can assail the faith is a misinterpreted freedom, an aimless freedom, one without objective principles, one that is lawless and …
"Working on Trust": On Family & Parenting
This series of videos is intended to help parents in the education of their children. The videos draw upon the teachings of Saint Josemaria, who was passionate about freedom and the educational role of parents.
The Adventure of Marriage: 6 Episode Series
In this series of six videos, Sole and Juampi, an Argentinian couple, share the story of their joys and sorrows, struggles and victories in their married life together. These six videos could serve as a resource for pre-marriage courses and for young couples.
Just Start. Ways to Help People
The eleven videos in this series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, offered each month during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, can now be accessed on a single page.
"The Heart of Work": Saint Josemaria's Vision
A short video with selections from Saint Josemaria's preaching that illustrate what he means by "sanctifying our work" and striving to find God in our work and daily life.
The Creativity of Charity
How can I help assist those in need? Where do I start? This short documentary shows creative ways in which Catholics from various countries have responded to the needs of those around them.
What Faith Means When You're 20
A video-series featuring young people from various countries talking about how their faith influences their daily lives. In this first video, some of them say a few words about what faith means for them.
"Nourish this faith"
During the 75th anniversary year of Opus Dei coming to Britain we are posting a number of videos telling stories of lives changed by faith. "Nourish this faith” is the story of Fr Matt, a Welsh parish priest who was helped by Opus Dei to follow his vocation to the priesthood.
From Malaysia to Vienna: "Mom, I want to be baptized!"
A Malaysian woman and her daughter found a new home in Vienna – and also their new faith in Christ. They discovered the beauty of the Catholic faith through the Stella School in Vienna.
Warrane College Celebrates 50 Years
Here is a video made for the 50th anniversary of this university residence for young men in Australia, which has produced abundant fruit, both human and spiritual, over the years.
I didn't want to be a nurse
During the 75th anniversary year of Opus Dei coming to Britain we are posting a number of videos telling stories of lives changed by faith. "I didn't want to be a nurse” is the story of Shaunagh, from Manchester, who wants to transmit her faith to friends who are far from God or have no religion.
“Saint Josemaría literally saved my life”
The story of Fernando, a nightclub doorman in Portugal who dreamed of being a soldier, and who eventually found God thanks to a movie about the founder of Opus Dei.
“I discovered God little by little, through the affection of my friends”
When Fiona was born, her parents decided not to baptize her so that, when she was older, she should decide for herself. It was thanks to the example her friends that this came about.