Work, family life, and the ordinary events of each day are opportunities for drawing close to Christ, and making Him known to others.

Tekeleza Leadership Program: Creating Teen Leaders

Tekeleza is a Kiswahili word that means ‘to achieve’. The program, under Kianda Foundation, has been running for two years and has seen over 200 teenagers go through it. It aims at helping young girls understand themselves, lead themselves and influence others in order to create positive change in the world. The program has been run in Nairobi, Kisumu and Kitui.

Place in the Church

Opus Dei's work of spiritual formation complements the work of local churches. People who join Opus Dei or attend its activities continue to belong to their local dioceses.

Historical Overview

Opus Dei was founded in 1928 in Spain and is currently established in 66 countries.

Creating Opportunities to Serve

Despite the many ways that COVID-19 has made life unpredictable, students at Oakcrest School in Virginia have continued doing all they can to serve the needy.

Solidarity with Lebanon and Venezuela

Given the difficult circumstances that Lebanon and Venezuela are going through now, aggravated by the health crisis, questions have been received on this website from people who want to express their solidarity and help out, also with donations.



Safe Environment for Minors


Guidelines of the Prelate

On February 22, 2020, the Prelate of Opus Dei issued some Guidelines for the entire Prelature, an adaptation to the specific pastoral reality of Opus Dei of the norms promulgated by the Pope: Linee guida per la protezione dei minori e delle persone vulnerabili, of March 26, 2019; motu proprio Vos estis lux mundi, of May 7, 2019.

The measures and procedures contained in these Guidelines aim to contribute to create an environment that is respectful and aware of the rights and needs of minors and other vulnerable persons ...