The Christian Vocation, Nucleus of the Message of Msgr. Escrivá
Homily given by Msgr. Alvaro del Portillo at the Mass of Thanksgiving for the Beatification of Josemaría Escrivá (May 18, 1992)
Prayer for Blessed Alvaro del Portillo's intercession
This is the prayer to ask God for favors through the intercession of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo. You can download the prayer card, which includes a brief biography, as a pdf or as an audio file.
Alvaro del Portillo to be beatified in Madrid on September 27, 2014
The program for the beatification includes key events in Madrid and Rome. The beatification ceremony in Madrid will be presided over by the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, Cardinal Angelo Amato.
Alvaro del Portillo in Facebook, Twitter and Smartphone app
Daily posts on Alvaro del Portillo’s life story and pastoral message can now be received through Twitter and Facebook. A smartphone app is also available.
Personal testimonies regarding Alvaro del Portillo
Brief comments about Bishop Alvaro del Portillo taken from statements by well-known people in the Church and society.
Decree on the Heroic Virtues of Alvaro del Portillo
Decree signed by Benedict XVI on June 28, 2012 recognizing the heroic virtues of the Servant of God Alvaro del Portillo.
John Paul II and John XXIII to be canonized; Alvaro del Portillo to be beatified
This morning Pope Francis signed decrees approving miracles obtained through the intercession of Blessed John Paul II and Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, first successor of Saint Josemaría as the head of Opus Dei, and approved the canonization of Blessed John XXIII.