Number of articles: 170

Between books, contracts and troubles

For many years, Blessed Alvaro was in charge of carrying out financial matters that Saint Josemaría entrusted to him. For this reason, people from all over the world turn to his intercession in similar situations. We publish some favours narrated in the first person.


A nine-month journey. A master's degree. A baby.

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo has brought us more than one joy, one after another. Thank you, Don Alvaro!


Helping my children at home and with their studies

Online classes: an opportunity to grow in devotion to Don Alvaro


I got a raise and could continue my studies

My situation at work was not easy. On one occasion, I needed a raise; on another, I needed to change location in order to continue with my studies.


From novena to novena

Thinking about several sick relatives and friends, I decided to begin a series of novenas asking for their health. The first novena was for the mother of a friend of mine.


With the help of Blessed Alvaro: favours small and big

As a token of gratitude, I would like to briefly relate some of the favours that have been granted to me through the intercession of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo in recent years.


Don Alvaro in times of pandemic

Last night God put in my heart an urgency to write this letter and that is why I got up early today, and here I am writing it. It all started with my son: he had acute asthma and was not responding to any treatment.


His name is Álvaro

Life is a gift that comes through the love of parents. But that gift requires efforts, often unexpected and even heroic. Sometimes even the life of the mother and the child on the way hang by a thread.


Devotion to Don Alvaro in a Congo prison

Handing out Don Alvaro’s prayer cards in Kinshasa’s central prison (D. R. of the Congo).


Blessed Alvaro del Portillo Newsletter No. 8 (2021)

Alvaro del Portillo, Saint Josemaria's first successor at the head of Opus Dei, was beatified on 27 September 2014. A newsletter focusing on the central role of friendship and fraternity in his life.