Letter from the Prelate (12 July 2019)

During his pastoral trip through the United States and Canada, Msgr Ocariz recalls the strength of the Communion of Saints and how we can help and support each other right where we are.

New York, 12 July 2019

My dearest children, may Jesus watch over my daughters and sons for me!

During these days, ever since I left Rome, I have been thanking God especially for the marvel of the Communion of Saints. With the certainty given by faith, we know that we are even closer to one another than if we were physically in the same place.

When I arrive at a ...

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Letter from the Prelate (9 January 2018)

“In the human realm,” Saint Josemaria said, “I want to leave you as an inheritance love for freedom and good humor.” The Prelate invites us to reflect on the gift of freedom, in this letter dated on the Founder's birthday.


Opus Dei is governed by a Prelate, in accord with canon law and its own statutes. (Click on title above for fuller explanation.)

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