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
Will you hold my hand
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. "Will you hold my hand” is the story of Brenda, a doctor in Kent who met Opus Dei while at university.
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.
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.
“Knowing how to overcome yourself every single day”
To do great mortifications some days, and nothing on others, is not the spirit of penance. The spirit of penance means knowing how to overcome yourself every single day, offering up both great and small things for love, without being noticed. (The Forge, 784)
However, a powerful enemy is lying in wait for us, an enemy which counters our desire to incarnate Christ’s doctrine in our lives. This enemy is pride, which grows if we do not reach out for the helping and merciful hand of God after each failure and defeat. In that case the soul remains in the shadows, in an unhappy darkness, and thinks it is lost. Its imagination creates all …
"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.
“A friend’s invitation changed my life”
"My parents and my sister are Evangelicals. I too, for much of my life, was an Evangelical. Until a friend’s invitation changed my life." Elias, a philosophy student in Mexico City, recounts the path of his conversion.
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.
“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.
God's Blessings on My Family
From Macau, Betty Lee talks about getting to know Opus Dei and how the formation she receives has brought her and her family closer to God. An article originally published in Chinese.