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Alvaro, a Beacon for his Friends

In the early hours of April 16-17, 2021, Alvaro de Pedroso Siqueira, a young supernumerary of Opus Dei, died from Covid in São Paulo, Brazil. Testimonies soon began arriving from many friends who testified to how Alvaro had helped them come closer to God.

Recent News

Beatification Cause Underway for Young Brazilian Attorney

The beatification cause for Marcelo Henrique Câmara, a Supernumerary of Opus Dei who died at the age of 28, has been opened by the Archdiocese of Florianapolis in Brazil.

Canonization Causes

Documentary About the Prelate’s 2018 Trip to Brazil

“The Multitudes Await Us” is a 32-minute Beta Films documentary with English subtitles about Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz’s pastoral visit in early 2018 to Brazil.

From the Prelate

On the Front Lines Fighting COVID 19

Henrique Pinhati is a doctor in Brazil and a specialist in infectious diseases. He speaks about how he is trying to live a special charity in his work now.

Personal testimonies

"I want them to feel loved too"

Aline studies Geology and volunteers at the Jurujuba Project for young girls from a poor neighborhood in Niterói, Brazil. She explains how the spirit of Opus Dei helps her to look for opportunities to serve those around her.

Personal testimonies

"Music is the most spiritual art"

Alvaro is a concert pianist in Brazil. He speaks about how the teachings of Saint Josemaria have helped him to contemplate God, the Fullness of Beauty, in his work.

Personal testimonies

"Can we understand suffering?"

Christine works as a nutritionist in a hospital in Brazil. Her daily contact with people with chronic illnesses has led her to reflect more deeply on the meaning of suffering.

Personal testimonies

How can I have patience with the public?

"Spiritual life today is the same as in the 16th century, or the first century. Christians today have the same means as the first Christians, the ones who lived with Jesus, and as Twelve Apostles, who could still hear his breath as he died on the Cross... We've progressed in everything including business companies, but not in the interior life."

Pray with Saint Josemaría