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Centennial of Dora del Hoyo's Birth

Trailer from a new documentary about the life of Dora del Hoyo, who was born on January 11, 1914 and whose cause of canonization was opened in 2012.


Favors Received from prayers to Dora del Hoyo

Seeking the intercession of men and women who have died with a reputation for holiness is a common practice in the Catholic Church. Some favors received through the intercession of Dora del Hoyo.


Biography of Dora del Hoyo

Dora del Hoyo Alonso was born in Boca de Huergano (Leon, Spain) on January 11, 1914. She was the first numerary assistant in Opus Dei.

Life and Stories

Dora del Hoyo's Cause of Canonization Opened in Rome

Eight years after her death, Bishop Javier Echevarría presided at the opening of the canonical process on the life and virtues of Dora del Hoyo, the first numerary assistant in Opus Dei.


Dora del Hoyo, first numerary assistant, dies

Dora del Hoyo was born in 1914 in Boca de Huergaro, Spain. She moved to Rome in 1946 to help in the household administration of the first center of Opus Dei in the Italian capital. She is buried in the Crypt of Our Lady of Peace, the church of the Prelature of Opus Dei, located also in Rome.