Bishop Juan Ignacio Arrieta ordained 27 faithful of Opus Dei as deacons on 21 November. With his homily and words of the Prelate, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz.
Three faithful of Opus Dei have received priestly ordination in the Marian sanctuary of Torreciudad at the hands of Bishop José María Yanguas.
"Contemporary man goes to the priest seeking Christ," Cardinal Robert Sarah said in his homily at the May 5 ordination ceremony for 31 new priests of the Prelature.
Cardinal Bertello invited the new priests to be "priests-priests, priests one hundred percent, as your holy Founder Saint Josemaria used to say."
On February 25 in Rome, two faithul of the Prelature were ordained to the diaconate in the parish of Saint Josemaria. They were ordained by Bishop Juan Ignacio Arrieta, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts. They will be ordained priests in 6 months time.