Blessed Alvaro's Favors
Seeking the intercession of men and women who have died with a reputation for holiness is a common practice in the Catholic Church. Examples of favors received through Blessed Alvaro del Portillo's intercession follow.
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.
Without Memory or Speech
“Illness is not a punishment; it is a caress from God,” Blessed Alvaro del Portillo stressed in 1987, “to draw us to him.” This couple entrusted themselves to Don Alvaro's intercession at a difficult time.
Customers at my pharmacy
I am a pharmacist and I own a pharmacy. I am going to tell you about two of the many favours that Don Alvaro has done for me.
A mother's prayer and the intercession of Blessed Alvaro
Something so seemingly simple as transferring to another apartment in some places is not that easy.
A Tumour in the Pancreas
There are occasions in life where reversals in health impose themselves irremediably, but where the family and confidence in God make one see the other side of the problem.
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.