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opusdeihistory.org

A new website is available with articles in English about the history of Opus Dei. The first three articles discuss Opus Dei's growth in England, the U.S. and Australia.

Recent News

St Josemaria and the Archangels

On Thursday, October 6, 1932, while St Josemaria Escriva was praying in the chapel of Saint John of the Cross during his retreat at the Discalced Carmelite monastery in Segovia, he was for the first time inwardly moved to invoke the three archangels and the three apostles Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, and Saints Peter, Paul, and John. From that moment on he considered them the patrons of the different fields of apostolate that would make up Opus Dei.

Documentation

Footprints in the Snow

One winter's day, Josemaria went out early and saw some bare footprints in the snow. A friar was walking barefoot to offer a sacrifice to God. This segment is from an animated film on St. Josemaría's early life.

Pray with Saint Josemaría

The Central Place of Home and Family in Human Life

For the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Cultural Center Harmica, an Opus Dei center in Zagreb, Croatia, a conference was organized on the topic “The Family in the Teaching of Saint Josemaria”.

News

Any questions about Opus Dei?

A series of questions from journalists about Opus Dei, answered by its founder St Josemaria Escriva, and published in the book Conversations with Msgr. Escriva (1968).

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50 Years of living the message of St. Josemaría in Australia

St Josemaría Conference is a half-day event marking 50 years that the message of St Josemaría has been lived in Australia.

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Saint Josemaria in Madrid

It is now 40 years since Saint Josemaria's visit to Madrid during his catechetical trip to Spain and Portugal, in 1972.

Pray with Saint Josemaría

Saint Josemaria on Opus Dei's future

When asked about the future of Opus Dei, Saint Josemaria says, "Opus Dei has just one thing, the desire to fulfill God's will through our ordinary work...If we're humble and don't stray from our goal, and if we're contemplatives in the street and the market-place, everything will go well."

Pray with Saint Josemaría

The First Years of Opus Dei

1928, 1929, 1930… St Josemaria had to fulfil God’s will, but had no trained assistants, no money, and no patrons.

Stories from His Life

Upcoming TV program on Opus Dei and St Josemaria

During the week of February 7th, CatholicTV will air the documentary 'Opus Dei: Decoding God’s Work'.