Number of articles: 169

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.

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While I was folding the laundry

A friend gave me a prayer card of Don Alvaro to pray for my wife. It was as if it had fallen from heaven.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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Prayer of Blessed Alvaro to Our Lady of Fatima

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, whose feast day is celebrated on May 12, made a pilgrimage to Fatima in January 1989 to pray for the Church and the world. Here are the words of the prayer that he read out loud.

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A Love That Transforms The World

An article by Cardinal Angelo Amato published in "L’Osservatore Romano" on 29 April 2021, for the presentation of a book collecting favors received through the intercession of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo.

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Lent with Blessed Alvaro

Alvaro del Portillo died on 23 March 1994. Here is an extract from a letter he wrote on 2 February 1985, at the beginning of Lent.

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A Nine-month Scholarship. A Master's Degree. A Baby.

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo brought us three favors in a row – and the third was the best. Thank you, Don Alvaro!

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Blessed Alvaro del Portillo Newsletter No 7 (2020)

A newsletter of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo on promoting social initiatives.

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