Blessed Alvaro del Portillo Newsletter No. 8 (2021)
Alvaro del Portillo, Saint Josemaria's first successor at the head of Opus Dei, was beatified on 27 September 2014. A newsletter focusing on the central role of friendship and fraternity in his life.
Blessed Alvaro del Portillo Newsletter No 7 (2020)
A newsletter of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo on promoting social initiatives.
In the Footsteps of Blessed Alvaro
Blessed Alvaro liked to “visit” Mary by praying the rosary while walking or traveling to a specific Marian shrine or even simpler places with her image. During the years he lived in Rome, he discovered many lesser-known sanctuaries of popular devotion around the city.
"Place yourselves before Christ and dialogue sincerely with Him"
With the World Youth Day taking place in Panama next week, we offer excerpts from a homily preached by Blessed Alvaro del Portillo to a group of young people in 1985.
“Once again I’m surprised how beautiful sanctity is"
Words from the homily of Bishop Alejandro Giorgi, auxiliary bishop of Buenos Aires, at the Mass he celebrated on May 12 for the liturgical feast of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo.