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My Good Friend Isidoro

July 15 marked a new anniversary of the death in 1943 of the Venerable Servant of God Isidoro Zorzano. María José Salazar, from Peru, recounts the important role he has in her life.

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In Colombia: Online Apostolate During the Pandemic

Although forced to shift to virtual means when the pandemic struck, the means of formation have multiplied, with more people than ever taking part.

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Saint Nicholas, Intercessor of Opus Dei

December 6 is the feast of Saint Nicholas of Bari. The story of how Saint Josemaria came to name him intercessor for the financial needs of Opus Dei.

Stories from His Life

“Isidoro 100%” – Illustrated Profile of Isidoro Zorzano

“Isidoro 100%” is a sketch of the life of Venerable Isidoro Zorzano, based on 259 testimonies collected after his early death at the age of 41 when he was working as an engineer for the Spanish railroad system.

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"Isidoro was always ready to help anyone"

A recent favor attributed to the intercession of Venerable Isidoro Zorzano (13 September 1902 - 15 July 1943), and his 2020 and 2021 Newsletter in pdf format.

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Isidoro in the Philippines

On 21 December 2016, Pope Francis instructed that the decree on the heroic virtues of Isidoro Zorzano be published. On this 4th anniversary of Isidoro being declared Venerable, here is a recent favour from Cebu City.

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"God's finger is here"

On August 24, 1930, Venerable Isidoro Zorzano saw that God was calling him to Opus Dei, thanks to a providential meeting with Saint Josemaría on a street in Madrid.

Life and Stories

"Isidoro cured me of cancer"

In 1961, Fr. Joseph Escribano, then living in Canada, developed a mass between his lungs that showed signs of cancer. People around him prayed for his cure through Isidoro's intercession. When the doctors operated on him to remove that mass and get a more accurate diagnosis, they found no traces of it.

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A Well-Paying Job

"Ever since I started working again, I knew my new job was a special favor from Isidoro. I consider writing this letter a duty of justice. And I had been putting it off for lack of time..."

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Through Isidoro's intercession: "Deafness in my left ear was healed"

A year ago, Isidoro Zorzano was declared venerable by Pope Francis. We present a video testimony about a favor attributed to his intercession. Bruno from Brazil talks about how he was born deaf in his left ear. One day, he learned about Isidoro through the Opus Dei website and he decided to pray to him. A month later, something totally unexpected happened...

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