Number of articles: 76

Archbishop Romero's Last Hours on Earth

With Archbishop Oscar Romero's cause of canonization moving forward, we offer an article by Fernando Saenz, with his memories of March 24, 1980, the day Romero was assassinated.

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"A Doctorate in Hope"

For the past ten years Philippe Jourdan has been at the head of the Catholic Church in Estonia, the only Catholic bishop in a country with six thousand Catholics. An interview published in "Religión en Libertad."

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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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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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Dennis: "Your prayers sustain us priests"

Dennis, from the Philippines, was ordained on May 10, 2014. After working for some years as an engineer, God called him to the priesthood.

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Tadeo: God's Green Light

Tadeo, from Mexico, was ordained on May 10, 2014. He speaks briefly about how God made known to him his vocation as a priest.

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History of the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross

The Priestly Society of the Holy Cross stems from St. Josemaría’s love for diocesan priests and from the foundational event that took place on October 2, 1928, when our Lord made him “see” Opus Dei. The specific origin of the Priestly Society, however, occurred some years later, in 1943.

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Members and Cooperators

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Requirements and Incorporation

Priests incardinated in various dioceses (and deacons who expressly declare their intention to go on to the priesthood) can ask for admission to the Priestly Society of the Holy Cross as Associates or Supernumeraries.

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The Priestly Society of the Holy Cross

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