Number of articles: 6

Two Favors about “Forever”

We share two stories about marriages that have overcome difficult moments to continue forward in the adventure of “forever.”


Favors "Non-Stop"

When speaking about my devotion to the Alviras and all the favors I have received through their intercession, I don't really know where to begin. They have done so much for me.


The Alviras: 7 Secrets for a Happy Marriage

Rafael Alvira, son of Tomas and Paquita, lists 7 keys to his parents' happy marriage. An article published in "Aleteia."


The Alviras: Newsletter No. 1

Tomas and Paquita Alvira, whose cause of canonization has been opened, gave effective example of what it means to "educate in unity of life," in accord with Saint Josemaria's teaching.

Other resources

"No cancer. No blood transfusion."

Testimony of Rey C. Plata from Marikina City (Philippines) on his wife's cure attributed to the intercession of Tomas and Paquita Alvira.


"Our Lives in His Hands": New Biography of the Alviras

Mary Ann Glendon has written the foreword for Olga Marlin's biography of Tomàs and Paquita Alvira, a married couple with nine children whose cause of canonization is underway.