Blessed Alvaro liked to “visit” Mary by praying the rosary while walking or traveling to a specific Marian shrine or even simpler places with her image. During the years he lived in Rome, he discovered many lesser-known sanctuaries of popular devotion around the city.
All are welcome to come and pray before the tombs of Saint Josemaría Escrivá and Blessed Alvaro Del Portillo. You can also attend mass, and confession is always available in multiple languages.
After the general audience on April 16, a group of university students from UNIV presented Pope Francis with hundreds of letters written by elderly people and orphans from all over the world.