Last article of section "Saints and Blessed"
Today's feast of St. Thérèse begins the month of missions for many local Churches. St. Thérèse(1873-1897) is with St. Francis Xavier, the patron of missions. World Missions Day will be celebratedon the third Sunday of the month, October 19, though in some countries the Day is moved to another Sunday for past...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
A Mass of thanksgiving took place Sunday morning for the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo. The venue was the very same streets of Valdebebas that was filled with the more than 200,000 …read more
The beatification of Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of St. Josemaria as head of Opus Dei, took place on Saturday before a massive crowd, in a ceremony presided over by the delegate …read more
“The Beatification of the Servant of God, Alvaro del Portillo, faithful collaborator and first successor of Saint Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer at the head of the Opus Dei, is a moment of …read more
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Soon-to-be Blesssed Alvaro del Portillo was a "smiling saint," constantly in the presence of God, yet without his "head in the clouds." This is the reflection offered by Monsignor Guillaume …read more