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Meditations: Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Some reflections that can assist our prayer as we begin the season of Lent.

"Look within and fan the embers of faith"

In his 14 February general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechetical cycle on vices and virtues, speaking about acedia, or sloth.

From the Church and the Pope

Meditations: Ash Wednesday

Some reflections that can assist our prayer as we begin the season of Lent.

Fostering Interior Life

As in a Film: The Desert Experience

Jesus’ life was not free from difficulties. Before beginning his public ministry, he spent forty days of fasting and penance in the desert, where he suffered the temptations of the devil. That experience can show us a way to see difficulties as opportunities to mature in our Christian vocation.

Fostering Interior Life

Meditations: Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Ordinary Time

Some reflections that can assist our prayer during the sixth week of Ordinary Time. The topics are: beware of the leaven of accusation; looking and listening with mercy; the gaze of divine filiation.

Fostering Interior Life

Meditations: Monday of the Sixth Week of Ordinary Time

Some reflections that can assist our prayer during the sixth week of Ordinary Time. The topics are: consolation from listening to Jesus; God is close to us; humility and trust.

Fostering Interior Life

New Issue of “Romana”

Number 76 of “Romana,” the bulletin of the Prelature of Opus Dei, is now available online in English with news about the first half of 2023.

Recent News

Meditations: Second Sunday of Saint Joseph

The second reflection for the seven Sundays of Saint Joseph. The topics are: Saint Joseph, beloved father; model for fathers; and patron of the family.

Fostering Interior Life

Message for Lent

"Through the desert God leads us to freedom." Pope Francis's message for Lent 2024.

From the Church and the Pope

Letter from the Prelate (10 February 2024)

In this new pastoral letter, the Prelate of Opus Dei offers some reflections on the virtue of obedience, in light of the Christian message and the vocation to the Work.

Pastoral Letters and Messages