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Bishop Javier Echevarria has passed away

Bishop Javier Echevarria, the Prelate of Opus Dei, passed away at 9:20 p.m. Rome time, on December 12th, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

From the Prelate

Wake and Funeral Mass for the Prelate

The mortal remains of Bishop Javier Echevarría were brought this morning to Our Lady of Peace, the Prelatic church of Opus Dei. A memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, December 15th, at 7 pm, in Saint Eugene's basilica.

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Prelate's Christmas Greeting: "A Family Christmas"

Bishop Javier Echevarría invites us to prepare for Christmas by serving those in our own family with diligence and love, looking at the example of the Holy Family.

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"Untiring in self-giving"

On November 8 in Rome, the Prelate of Opus Dei conferred diaconal ordination on 32 faithful of the Prelature. In his homily he urged them to be "untiring in self-giving, vigilant in prayer, warm and welcoming in service."

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Prelate's Trip to Russia

In Moscow's Cathedral, Bishop Javier Echevarría and the Archbishop of Moscow, Paul Pezzi, celebrated a Thanksgiving Mass for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo.

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32 New Deacons, from 14 Countries

On Saturday November 8, Bishop Javier Echevarría will ordain 32 new deacons, in St. Eugene's Basilica in Rome.

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Interview with the Prelate about the Beatification

In this interview with EWTN, Bishop Javier Echevarria, the Prelate of Opus Dei, reflects on the life of Alvaro del Portillo, who was beatified in Madrid on Sept. 27.

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September 28: Homily of Bishop Javier Echevarría

Homily of Bishop Javier Echevarría for the Thanksgiving Mass for the Beatification of Alvaro del Portillo.


Photos from Prelate's Visit to Vega Baja Social Center in Nicaragua

During his recent trip to 6 countries in Central America, the Prelate of Opus Dei visited the Vega Baja Social Center, which assists needy women in the district of Diriamba.

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Prelate: "Resentment can ruin the heart"

In the Mass celebrated in the basilica of Sant’Eugenio in Rome for the feast of Saint Josemaria, the Prelate of Opus Dei spoke about the need to forgive others and to be forgiven by God.

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