The Prelate of Opus Dei in Barcelona: "May we be sowers of peace and joy"
Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz met with faithful of the Prelature in various encounters during his visit to Barcelona from August 5 to 7. He also visited the Basilica of Our Lady of Mercy, as St. Josemaría did on many occasions. On Sunday, August 7, in the afternoon, the Prelate of Opus Dei returned to Rome.
Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz "What a great eve this world is!"
The Prelate of Opus Dei has been in Barcelona on the occasion of the death of his brother José. He wanted to be close to the widow and the whole family. On Saturday, July 9, he celebrated a funeral Mass in the Oratory of Santa María de Bonaigua.
“To give peace we need to have it, and Christ gives it to us”
Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz has had various get-togethers with the 2,400 young people who have taken part in the UNIV meeting in Rome during Holy Week. He has listened to their stories and answered questions about peace, poverty, courtship, celibacy, friendship...
In Torreciudad: "God loves us madly"
From August 18 to 21, the Prelate of Opus Dei was in the shrine of Torreciudad, where he celebrated a public Mass and met with several groups of faithful. This was the last of his pastoral trips during July and August, after having traveled to Milan, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Slovenia.