Homily given by Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo at the Mass of Thanksgiving for the Beatification of Josemaría Escrivá (May 18, 1992)
A year-old Peruvian boy who had come to Madrid with his family for Alvaro del Portillo's beatification was struggling between life and death after falling into a swimming pool. The news about Francisco Villa Corta spread rapidly among those attending the beatification.
The video "Thank you, Blessed Alvaro" can be easily downloaded in mp4 format in HD or SD.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan was the principal celebrant at the Mass held in St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, while Archbishop Bernard Hebda presided at a Mass held in South Orange, New Jersey.
The video highlights of Don Alvaro's beatification can be downloaded from this page in mp4 format, either with English subtitles or without subtitles.