Beatification eBook

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Beatification eBook

March 23 is the anniversary of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo's death. A new eBook offers an overview of his beatification, with 170 photographs, the...

Take a Chance on Happiness

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Take a Chance on Happiness

Images from Saint Josemaria's preaching and testimonies from British and Irish couples on the challenges and rewards of marriage and family life.

New Prayer Resource

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New Prayer Resource

Talks and meditations by priests of Opus Dei. Recent additions include 3 talks on “Pope Francis: His Life and Papacy and the Synod on the Family,” and...

Professional Prestige

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Professional Prestige

"A Christian's professional prestige does not necessarily involve success. The prestige that draws souls to God comes from the Christian virtues...

An African Smile - Don Alvaro and Nigeria

Whatever my son Alvaro asked Bishop Alvaro, he got!

Mary Agbu has 9 children. She was expecting her first child Alvaro when Bishop Alvaro del Portillo came to Nigeria in 1989. She remembers vividly advice the prelate gave her and her husband for the formation of their children. She tells of some special favors received through the intercession of Alvaro del Portillo.

Don Alvaro helped my son return to God

Florence Ibekwe works in the poultry unit of the Iroto Rural Development Centre, Ogun State Nigeria. Here she tells of a favor she received thanks to the intercession of the soon-to-be-blessed Alvaro del Portillo

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“God loves the cheerful giver”

You are suffering! Listen: 'His' Heart is not smaller than ours.--You are suffering? There is good in suffering. (The Way, 230)

I warn you that great penances are also compatible with great falls, which are brought about by pride. On the other hand, if you continually wish to please God in the little battles that go on inside you — a smile, for example, when you don't feel like smiling; and I assure you that a smile is sometimes more difficult than an hour's worth of cilice — then there is little room left for pride, or for the ridiculous notion of thinking we are great heroes. Instead, we will see ourselves as a...

Personal Testimonies