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"Let us ask Paul VI for all the families in the world"

19-X-2014. The beatification of Pope Paul VI is a cause of great joy for the entire Church. Paul VI was the Pope who led Vatican II to its conclusion. His pastoral and apostolic impact on the world, as a young priest and in his later [...]
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He knew how to serve people in different circumstances

Video. In this interview with EWTN, Bishop Javier Echevarria, the Prelate of Opus Dei, reflects on the life of Alvaro del Portillo, who was beatified in Madrid on Sept. 27.
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Contemplating Don Alvaro's holy life, we discover our Lord’s guiding hand

“This is my commandment: love one another as I have loved you”: “ut diligátis ínvicem, sicut diléxi vos” (Jn 15:12). Dear brothers and sisters, these words of the Gospel echo today in my heart with new joy at the thought that the mass of people gathered [...]
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The Prelate urges us to prepare ourselves very well for Holy Week

In his pastoral letter for April 2014, Bishop Javier Echevarria, following the teachings of St Josemaria and Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, suggests having devout recourse to the Sacrament of Reconciliation and helping others to do so. Download pdf My dear children: may Jesus watch over my [...]
Tags: Alvaro del Portillo, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Conversion, Javier Echevarria, Holy Week , Josemaria Escriva, Pope Francis
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To be fully human, we must let our light shine

By Bishop Javier Echevarria Kenya (Standart Digital News). We become fully human when we become more than human, when we let God bring us beyond ourselves in order to attain the fullest truth of our being. Here we find the source and inspiration of all [...]
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Bishop Echevarría: “A happy Coincidence”

Statement of Bishop Javier Echevarría concerning the approval of miracles attributed to John Paul II and Alvaro del Portillo, the Pope’s decision to proceed with the Canonization of John XXIII, and other canonization processes. The announcement of the forthcoming canonization of Blessed John Paul II and [...]
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June 26, Feast-day of St Josemaria, in Rome: follow it in twitter

This evening starting 7 p.m. local time, we will be twittering St Josemaria's Mass in Rome. The Mass will be at Basílica de San Eugenio (Via delle Belle Arti, 10). See the page following the link: @St_Josemaria
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Prelate’s Audience with Pope Francis

The Prelate wished to manifest to the Pope the affection and unity of intentions of all the Prelature’s faithful. At present, the Prelature has 90,000 faithful, of whom 2,051 are priests, and the rest are men and women who strive to attain holiness in the [...]
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St Josemaria and the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Bishop Javier Echevarria, prelate of Opus Dei, talks about his memories of the Founder of Opus Dei in the book Memoria del Beato Josemaria. Among other things, he describes how St Josemaria fostered contrition by meditating on the Cross, and also his spirit of atonement, [...]
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