May 2nd is the anniversary of the dedication of the Church of Our Lady of Peace, the prelativ church of Opus Dei. A place of prayer housing the mortal remains of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, millions of people throughout the world turn to Saint Josemaría's intercession to gain graces of every kind from God.
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While commenting on the custom of praying the rosary, Saint Josemaria recalls his friendship with Sister Lucia, one of the three visionaries of Fatima. "When I was in Portugal I went to see a friend of mine whom I love very much... It was Sor Lucia. It was great hearing her talk about the Rosary."
The scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel manifests the protection offered by the Mother of God to her devotees. According to tradition, Our Lady appeared to St Simon Stock on July 16, 1251, and told him, “Whosoever dies wearing it shall not suffer eternal fire.”