Archive: About Opus Dei

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Apostolate of Confession

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo was born on 11 March 1914. In this brief video from a get-together in Vienna, he speaks about the importance of the Sacrament of Penance.

Documentation
Nine Days Praying With Dora del Hoyo

Nine Days Praying With Dora del Hoyo

This novena offers nine prayers to help us talk to God about what makes us happy, worries us or upsets us, in the light of different features that shone forth in the life of Dora del Hoyo, whose cause of canonization has been opened.

News
"Still some more little surprises"

"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

Who is Encarnita Ortega?

Encarnita Ortega was born in 1920 in Galicia (Spain). At age 20, she met Saint Josemaría and discovered her vocation to Opus Dei: from that point on, she began to put her professional and human talents at the service of God. She worked for several years in the government of Opus Dei in Rome, alongside the Founder himself. Upon returning to Spain, she directed training initiatives for women and took an active role in activities related to fashion and culture. She died in Pamplona in 1995, with a reputation for holiness.

Biography
October 2nd: Divine Inspirations

October 2nd: Divine Inspirations

In 1931, Saint Josemaria wrote down what had happened on the morning of October 2nd, 1928, feast of the Holy Guardian Angels, when he first "saw" Opus Dei.

History
Getting Hired

Getting Hired

Job-searching can be one of the most challenging periods of one's professional life. Here's how Dora's intercession helped one person find work then he needed it.

Favors
The Alviras: Newsletter No. 2

The Alviras: Newsletter No. 2

Tomás and Paquita are a good example of the impact the spirit of the Work can have not only on family life but also on the running of educational institutions. Unity of life and fostering a family spirit are decisive factors for obtaining good results in the education of children.

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