Letters

Suggestions from the Prelate for Confronting the Coronavirus Emergency

Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz offers some practical guidelines for confronting this extraordinary situation. "The Communion of Saints leads us to make our own what affects the others, because 'if one member suffers, all suffer with him.'"

My dear children: may Jesus watch over my daughters and sons for me!

Faced with the difficulties that, in greater or lesser degree, can arise in these moments with the growing pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus, let us renew our confidence in Our Lord and resolve to confront this situation “with the strength of faith, the certitude of hope and the fervor of charity” (Francis, March 8, 2020). The ...

Longer Letters of Monsignor Ocáriz

Letter from the Prelate (9 January 2018)

“In the human realm,” Saint Josemaria said, “I want to leave you as an inheritance love for freedom and good humor.” The Prelate invites us to reflect on the gift of freedom, in this letter dated on the Founder's birthday.

Governance

Opus Dei is governed by a Prelate, in accord with canon law and its own statutes. (Click on title above for fuller explanation.)

Longer Letters of Bishop Javier Echevarría

Thematic letters of Bishop Javier Echevarría written for special occasions in the Church.