Number of articles: 234

3 Short Stories about the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross

Gerona, Hinojosa de Jarque (Teruel) and Santa María de Luneda (Pontevedra) are the starting points for three hitherto unknown testimonies of dedication to others. The historian Santiago Martínez brings us an account of three early members of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross — founded by Saint Josemaría in 1943 — to which more than 4,000 clerics around the world belong today.

Priestly Society of the Holy Cross

Working Together: New Video about Cooperators

People around the world talk about what it means to be a cooperator of Opus Dei and how it brings them encouragement in their daily lives.

Cooperators of Opus Dei

"Wherever I Am": Sanctifying Family Life and Daily Work

Ayra, a Cooperator of Opus Dei in Macau, says that she has learned how to better care for her family and remain joyful and at peace in times of difficulty: "Embracing my crosses with a smile makes a difference in me and those around me wherever I am."

Cooperators of Opus Dei

What is the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross?

Priests from all over the world speak about the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross, an association of clergy intrinsically united to the Prelature of Opus Dei. Its aim is to promote holiness among secular priests through the exercise of their ministry in the service of the Church.

Priestly Society of the Holy Cross

14 February: Women in Opus Dei

A video of Saint Josemaría to celebrate February 14, 1930, the day on which the Founder understood that Opus Dei was a path to holiness for all men and women.

Opus Dei

Jerry, Anglican Pastor and Cooperator of Opus Dei

Jerry is an Anglican minister who assists people fleeing from ISIS in the Middle East. He says being a Cooperator is a great help for him in his personal life and ministry.

Cooperators of Opus Dei

In Macau: "We learned to adapt as a family"

Monica talks about how she and her family have learned to adapt to pandemic restrictions in Macau, in southern China, and to thank God for all his small daily gifts.

Cooperators of Opus Dei

She gave everything with a touch of humour

Oro Laviña (1928-2020), one of the early women members of Opus Dei, who worked with saint Josemaria and blessed Guadalupe Ortiz, spent many years helping to establish Opus Dei and its apostolates in Britain.

Opus Dei in this country

Finding My Vocation on the Streets of London

Jaime talks about his personal path to the priesthood in this article originally published in “Palabra.”

Priestly Society of the Holy Cross

October 2nd, 1928: Photo Gallery

Photos of sites related to the founding of Opus Dei on October 2nd, 1928, with a brief explanation of each photo.

History of Opus Dei