Letter from the Prelate (8 May 2019)

Mgr. Ocariz encourages us to live through this Marian month of May in continual thanksgiving to God "for everything, because everything is good", as St Josemaría taught.

Rome, 8 May 2019

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

We remember clearly how St Josemaría used to encourage us to maintain a habitual attitude of thanksgiving towards God “for everything, because everything is good” (The Way, no. 268). It is a simple and very valuable way of praying.

Let’s thank Our Lord for all the good things that he permits us ...

Longer Letters of Monsignor Ocáriz

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.)

Longer Letters of Bishop Javier Echevarría

Thematic letters of Bishop Javier Echevarría written for special occasions in the Church.