Number of articles: 25

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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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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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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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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Where am I? (איפה אני?)

Fr. Geraldo Morujão (Portugal) had a cardiac arrest in a swimming pool when visiting the Holy Land in 2013 and was pronounced clinically dead. He attributes his recovery to Blessed Alvaro del Portillo's intercession.

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Our First Child, the Best Gift

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo was beatified on September 27, 2014. Here is a favor received in connection with his beatification.

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Blessed Alvaro and my Wedding

May 12 is the liturgical feast of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo. A recent favor from Kenya received through his intercession.

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The day came for sentencing

A relative by marriage ran a reasonably successful business. With the onset of the economic crisis he was made bankrupt and arrested for fraud.

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New priorities: with Blessed Alvaro's help

On 15 April 2014, Juan, a young trainer of show horses, had a serious accident when his horse fell on him and left him close to death. He and his family went to Blessed Alvaro del Portillo's intercession and, on recovering, he found that his priorities in life had changed completely.

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