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"One Second of October": Anniversary of the Founding of Opus Dei

A meditation given by Saint Josemaria in Rome on 2 October 1962, on the feast of the Holy Guardian Angels and an anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei in 1928.


Sharing in God’s Dreams

On the 2nd of October, the day on which in 1928 Saint Josemaria first "saw" Opus Dei, God continues inviting us to share in his dreams as we look towards the future.

Fostering Interior Life

“Christ’s loving look and welcoming arms”

Some reflections on the meaning of the 2nd of October and the vocation to Opus Dei by Father Enzo Arborea, a priest of the Prelature in Italy.

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October 2nd, 1928: Photo Gallery

Photos of sites related to the founding of Opus Dei on October 2nd, 1928, with a brief explanation of each photo.

History of Opus Dei

For the 2nd of October 2020

A meditation by Fr Donncha Ó hAodha, Vicar of Opus Dei for Ireland, for the 92nd anniversary of the founding of Opus Dei and for the feast of the Guardian Angels.

Fostering Interior Life

"We were already there in God's plan"

On October 2nd, the Prelate of Opus Dei celebrated the feast of the Holy Guardian Angels and the anniversary of Opus Dei’s founding with faithful of the Prelature in Rome.

From the Prelate