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Homily of the Prelate in Torreciudad

Homily given by Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz on August 20 in the shrine of Torreciudad. He celebrated the 50th anniversary of his priestly ordination on August 15, 2021.

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Mary Magdalene: A Great Disciple of Christ

An article by Bishop Javier Echevarria written in 2016 when Pope Francis made the liturgical memorial of Mary Magdalene a feast, like that of the other apostles. Her feast day is July 22.

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Monsignor Ocáriz: "The Lord is guiding our boat"

Homily given by the Prelate of Opus Dei on 26 June 2021, the feast day of Saint Josemaría, in the Basilica of Saint Eugene (Rome).

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The Work of the Future

An article by the Prelate of Opus Dei about International Workers’ Day that was published recently by "Aleteia."

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Audio of Monsignor Ocáriz: "The Gift of a New Christmas"

A meditation by the Prelate of Opus Dei about the season of Advent and the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary Most Holy.

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Prelate's Homily for Feast of Saint Josemaria

The Eucharist, the aspiration "omnia in bonum" (everything is for the good!), and the sense of mission are the three topics of the homily at the Mass in the Prelatic Church of Our Lady of Peace in Rome (26 June 2020).

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"Holiness Through Work": A Book With Reflections By The Prelate

Edited by Maria Aparecida Ferrari, it includes a discussion between Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz and scholars regarding St. Josemaría’s teachings on work.

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The Work of Caring for the World

On the feast of St. Joseph the Worker and International Workers’ Day in Europe, "Aleteia" has published an article by Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz about the true meaning of work as service to others.

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Meditation of the Prelate on the Third Anniversary of his Appointment

On the third anniversary of the appointment of Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz as Prelate of Opus Dei, we offer an audio and English transcript of a meditation he gave on 27 October 2019 about the central role of prayer in our life.

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"Everyone had a place in his heart"

For the third anniversary of the death of Bishop Javier Echevarría, here is the homily given by Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz at his funeral Mass on 15 December 2016 in Saint Eugene's Basilica.

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