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Meditation of the Prelate on the Third Anniversary of his Appointment

On the third anniversary of the appointment of Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz as Prelate of Opus Dei, we offer an audio and English transcript of a meditation he gave on 27 October 2019 about the central role of prayer in our life.

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2nd Anniversary of Prelate's Election

Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz was named Prelate of Opus Dei by Pope Francis on January 23, 2017. A video summary of his first meeting with journalists, two years ago now.

From the Prelate

Organization of the Prelature

The Prelature of Opus Dei is governed by a Prelate, in accord with canon law and its own statutes. The Prelate and his vicars always carry out their work assisted by councils, made up largely of laity. The council for women is called the Central Advisory and the council for men is called the General Council; both are based in Rome.

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Prelate of Opus Dei Names Central Advisory

Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, the new Prelate of Opus Dei, has named the members of the Central Advisory that, together with the general Council, assists in the pastoral government of the prelature

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Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz Names Opus Dei’s General Council

Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, the new Prelate of Opus Dei, has named the members of the General Council that, together with the Central Advisory, assists him in the pastoral government of the prelature.

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Prelate's Homily at First Mass in Prelatic Church

On January 27, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, Prelate of Opus Dei, made a solemn entrance in the prelatic church of Our Lady of Peace. Here is a translation of his homily at the Mass.

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First Words of New Prelate: "Joyful in hope"

The day after being named Prelate of Opus Dei by Pope Francis, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz speaks briefly about his hopes and goals.

From the Prelate

“The Prelate helps us sense God's loving fatherhood”

Translation of an interview with Monsignor Guillaume Derville, spiritual director of the Prelature of Opus Dei, published in "Aymeric Pourbaix" (for the French agency i.media) on January 21st.

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"Youth, family, and poverty are challenges for today's Christians"

Yesterday at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, the new Prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, answered questions from journalists about the challenges the Church faces and the upcoming General Congress of Opus Dei.

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Photos of Elective Congress

Some photos of those taking part in the elective congress in Rome to choose the third successor to Saint Josemaria. These will be updated each day until the election is concluded and also during the general congress afterwards.

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