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"Saint Joseph, you do it because I don’t know how to"

During the four months his wife was in the hospital, José Ignacio says that “every day I prayed to Saint Joseph because he had to deal with much more complicated problems and was a strong support for the Holy Family.”

Personal testimonies

“There are so many good people everywhere”

In the Year of Saint Joseph and the Family, Erick Díaz, a Peruvian supernumerary in Opus Dei, talks about how he migrated to the United States filled with dreams. There he met his wife, Sandy, and they now have five children.

Personal testimonies

Fathers Strengthening Families

Leading up to Father’s Day this coming Sunday, featured here are dads taking the lead in a new family life podcast celebrating 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines.

Recent News

A Love That Seems Excessive

Sergio Larrinaga died several months ago. A few days later his father Manolo also died. This is the story of Eloisa, the mother of Sergio and the wife of Manolo.

Personal testimonies

Prayer for Families of the People of Opus Dei

Since 1951, on the Sunday after Christmas, in Opus Dei a special petition is made to the Holy Family of Nazareth for the families of the Prelature's faithful. Here is the story of the origin of this prayer.

Stories from His Life

Some Advice for Newlyweds

Paz and Alejandro were married in May 1970, when Saint Josemaria was in Mexico for his pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe. Paz tells us how they managed to get him to participate in their wedding.

Personal testimonies

"Our faith united all of us"

Irvin and Lilly had 11 children. One died and another child, Maria Jose, was born with an incurable and apparently fatal disease. Then, six years ago, Lilly died from cancer. A new testimony about Opus Dei's apostolic work in Puerto Rico.

Personal testimonies

"Our daughter lived for only three hours"

Four young couples in Portugal speak about their readiness to accept the children God sends them and the joy this brings to their family.

Personal testimonies

"Saint Josemaria blessed our marriage with both hands”

Natalia and Manuel, who live in Peru, recount how their marriage came about thanks to a book about Saint Josemaria's childhood in Barbastro.

Personal testimonies

"Being the Best Mom that I Can Be"

Ijeoma, a medical doctor and member of the Prelature living in Nigeria, talks about her decision to be the "full-time" mother of five children.

Personal testimonies