"Your ordinary contact with God takes place where your fellow men, your yearnings, your work and your affections are. There you have your daily encounter with Christ.” Saint Josemaría
"Your ordinary contact with God takes place where your fellow men, your yearnings, your work and your affections are. There you have your daily encounter with Christ.”
The English translation of the apostolic constitution, Ut sit, by which Opus Dei was established as the Catholic Church's first personal prelature.
How do people join Opus Dei? Can they leave it again? This article explains some aspects of the stages of discernment involved in joining Opus Dei and the situations of people who leave it, as well as offering some reflections on the phenomena of vocation and accompaniment.
How does Opus Dei help its faithful and those who take part in its activities grow in their Christian life?
Opus Dei has around 90,000 members, both men and women. 98% are laypeople, most of whom are married. The remaining 2% are priests.
A video of Saint Josemaría to celebrate February 14, 1930, the day on which the Founder understood that Opus Dei was a path to holiness for all men and women.
In this brief video, several women speak about their vocation to Opus Dei, a call by God that gives new meaning to the events of each day.
A brief video about the message and purpose of Opus Dei.
October 2nd 2013 is the 85th anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei. St. Josemaria speaks about the aim of Opus Dei in this brief video. With photo gallery of sites connected to the founding.
People join, remain in, and leave Opus Dei freely
Who are the members of Opus Dei? What is their daily life like?
On May 17, 1992, John Paul II beatified Josemaria Escriva. A 3-minute video with highlights from that day.
In this documentary presented to Pope Francis by UNIV participants at the March 27 General Audience, young people from Paris, Barcelona, Rome, Chicago, New York and Buenos Aires talk about how the message of Saint Josemaria helps them to live their faith in today's society. With never before seen clips from the preaching of Saint Josemaria. (27 min.)