Timeline of Ernesto Cofiño's cause for canonization
On the occasion of the promulgation of the decree on Ernesto Cofiño's heroic virtues, here is a timeline of the main steps in his cause for canonization.
Interview with the Postulator for the Cause of Ernesto Cofiño
Interview with Fr. Santiago Callejo, postulator of the cause for Ernesto Cofiño, on the occasion of the authorization for the promulgation of the decree on his heroic virtues.
Biography of Ernesto Cofiño: A Life of Service
Ernesto Cofiño (1899-1991), Guatemalan, studied medicine in Paris. He is considered the father of pediatrics in Guatemala. He married Clemencia Samayoa in 1933 and they had five children. He worked in favor of the neediest people, trained thousands of university students and was recognized for his scientific contributions. He sought to live close to God, praying daily and offering Him his work. He discovered his vocation to Opus Dei in 1956. His process of canonization began in 2000.
Ernesto Cofiño intercedes in Hong Kong
Dr. Ernesto Cofiño dedicated his life to serving the most underprivileged children in Guatemala. He was the first professor of Pediatrics and founded the Pediatric Association in the country. He passed away with a reputation for holiness. In this account, the mother of a four-year-old boy recounts how she turned to his intercession before God.
Toni Zweifel: A Life Filled With God's Love
A new documentary on the life of engineer Toni Zweifel, born on 15 February 1938 in Verona, Italy. In 1961, when he came into contact with Opus Dei, faith did not seem to have a real place in his apparently successful life. But deep down in his heart he was still searching for "an ideal worth giving his life for."