The second phase of the beatification process for the Servant of God Ernesto Cofiño has begun. He is regarded as the pioneer of pediatrics in Guatemala. The Congregation for the Causes of Saints will now examine the documentation.
Homily given by Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo at the Mass of Thanksgiving for the Beatification of Josemaría Escrivá (May 18, 1992)
A newsletter about the beatification of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo in September 2014 in Madrid.
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.
Pope Francis encouraged the 15,000 pilgrims in Rome for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo to go to the new Blessed's intercession for help "to respond generously to God’s call to holiness and apostolate in ordinary life, in the service of the Church and all mankind."