Commentary on the Sunday Gospel
Since we all receive and benefit from divine mercy in ways we can't even imagine, it makes no sense to demand from God any presumed rights based on justice, or to complain when others benefit from his love. Seeing how generous God is with us requires that we too try to be generous with others.
Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum”
Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum” by Pope Francis
Letter from the Prelate regarding the Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum”
Monsignor Fernando Ocariz, Prelate of Opus Dei, writes about Pope Francis' Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum” ("To safeguard the charism").
Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum”: Questions and Answers
We offer some questions and answers prepared by the Opus Dei Information Office regarding the Motu Proprio “Ad charisma tuendum.”
Letter from the Prelate (6 October 2022)
The Prelate of Opus Dei informs us that he will convoke an Extraordinary General Congress in the first half of 2023 in order to make the changes to the Statutes indicated in "Ad charisma tuendum."
Statutes of Opus Dei
The Statutes of Opus Dei were promulgated by Pope St John Paul II in 1982. Written in Latin, they define precisely the juridical configuration of the Prelature, its organization, and its aims.
Apostolic constitution "Ut sit"
The English translation of the apostolic constitution, Ut sit, by which Opus Dei was established as the Catholic Church's first personal prelature.
“We should never have time on our hands, not even a second”
You were consoled by the idea that life is to be spent, burned in the service of God. And spending ourselves entirely for him is how we shall be freed from death, which brings us the possession of Life. (Furrow, 883)
We should never have time on our hands, not even a second — and I am not exaggerating. There is work to be done. The world is a big place and there are millions of souls who have not yet heard the doctrine of Christ in all its clarity. I am addressing each one of you individually. If you have time on your hands, think again a little. It’s quite …
The Prelate is suggesting that the faithful and friends of Opus Dei pray for this intention in a special way, from 2 October 2022 to 2 October 2023.
September Recollection Kit (2023)
A recollection is a “mini-retreat,” a few hours of quiet prayer when we look at our lives in God's presence. This guide can help us spend an hour or two in loving conversation with God, right where we are.
From the Prelate: Enlarging the Heart
Considerations about Christian social action in light of the message of St. Josemaría, from Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, Prelate of Opus Dei.
"She was fulfilled, but in a different way"
This is the fifth of a series of interviews commemorating the 75th anniversary of Opus Dei coming to Ireland. In this episode, Ciara Mannion describes how she finds meaning everyday by loving others in and through her work. Ciara is a wife and mother of two living in Galway.
The Kingdom of God and his Justice: Justice (II)
Justice provides us with a “map” that marks out the most important goals for each day. Its definition stems from the principle that every duty is based on a relationship. A new article in the "Very Human, Very Divine" series on the virtues.
Letter from the Prelate (16 February 2023)
Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz invites us to reflect on some attitudes and expressions of fraternity.