A newsletter of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo on promoting social initiatives.
Blessed Alvaro liked to “visit” Mary by praying the rosary while walking or traveling to a specific Marian shrine or even simpler places with her image. During the years he lived in Rome, he discovered many lesser-known sanctuaries of popular devotion around the city.
With the World Youth Day taking place in Panama next week, we offer excerpts from a homily preached by Blessed Alvaro del Portillo to a group of young people in 1985.
Words from the homily of Bishop Alejandro Giorgi, auxiliary bishop of Buenos Aires, at the Mass he celebrated on May 12 for the liturgical feast of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo.