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Audio of Prelate: Praying for the Living and the Dead

Final podcast on the works of mercy. “The need to support one another with our prayer,” says the Prelate of Opus Dei, “has the savor of the early Church.”

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Audio of Prelate: Bearing Others’ Defects Patiently

"It is not a question of 'putting up with' other people but of welcoming them with humility. Let us look at others with the kind eyes with which God sees them." A new podcast on the works of mercy.

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Audio of Prelate: Comforting the Sorrowful

In a new podcast on the works of mercy, Bishop Javier Echevarria reflects on the delicate task of consoling the sorrowful. "Consoling others isn’t easy, since it requires a lot of tact; the soul of a person who is suffering is, so to speak, 'raw to the touch,' with a deep unease."

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Audio of Prelate: Forgiving offenses

In this month's podcast, Bishop Javier Echevarria offers reflections on another spiritual work of mercy. "Our Lord’s Cross helps us understand that we are all in need of forgiveness: to forgive and to be forgiven."

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Audio of Prelate: Correcting those who err

In this month's podcast, Bishop Javier Echevarria offers reflections on one of the spiritual works of mercy. "Fraternal correction is the duty of all Christians. When someone gives us a warning for our own good, we should see it as an expression of divine mercy."

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Audio of Prelate: “Instructing the ignorant” and “offering good advice”

In this month's podcast, Bishop Javier Echevarria offers reflections on two of the spiritual works of mercy.

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Audio of Prelate: Burying the Dead

In this month’s podcast, Bishop Javier Echevarria reflects on the last corporal work of mercy. “My sons and daughters, and friends: knowing how to die is just as important as knowing how to live, and in both cases we can be helped.”

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Audio of Prelate: Sheltering the Homeless

A new audio from the Prelate in the monthly series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

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Audio of Prelate: Clothing the Naked and Visiting the Imprisoned

A new audio in the series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

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Audio of Prelate: Feeding the Hungry and Giving Drink to the Thirsty

A new audio from the Prelate in the series on the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

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