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Priestly Ordinations on 22 May

On the 22nd of May, at 10 am, Archbishop Georg Gänswein will ordain 27 faithful of Opus Dei as priests. The ceremony will be broadcast live on this website.

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A Priest for All Souls: Fr. Jose Maria Garnica

On 14 February 1943, Saint Josemaria first saw how priests could be incardinated in Opus Dei in service to all souls. Fr. Jose Maria Hernandez Garnica was one of the first three priest in Opus Dei.

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Letter from a Father to his Son

Branislav was ordained last November as a deacon. His father, a Catholic activist imprisoned for his fight against Communism in Czechoslovakia during the 1980s, sent him a moving letter.

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Finding My Vocation on the Streets of London

Jaime talks about his personal path to the priesthood in this article originally published in “Palabra.”

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Cardinal Parolin: "A priest is always another Christ"

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State for the Holy See, ordained 29 priests of the prelature of Opus Dei this morning, in the Basilica of Saint Eugene. Pope Francis sent a letter that was read at the beginning of the ceremony.

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Slovak Violinist Will Be Ordained On 5 September

Andrej Matis is one of the 29 men who will be ordained priests of Opus Dei on Saturday 5 September in Rome. A Rome Reports video.

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An African Challenge

Many diocesan priests from around the world go to Rome to study at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. Kenyan priest Fr. Imo talks about his "Roman adventure" and his desire to learn how to better serve people back in Kenya.

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5 September 2020: Priestly Ordinations in Rome

Unfortunately, because of the coronavirus, the ordination ceremony that was scheduled for 23 May 2020 will be delayed until 5 September 2020.

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"I have been saving up for the past five years"

The first Associate member of Opus Dei in Africa to be ordained a priest celebrated his first Solemn Mass at his home town in central Kenya.

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Letter from the Prelate (5 February 2020)

On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of 14 February 1930, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz urges us to give ardent thanks to God for this gift to the Work and the Church.

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