Message

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

Activities

Opus Dei provides spiritual formation aimed at helping people develop their spiritual life and apostolate. These activities are held in Opus Dei centers or in a church, office or private home.

Place in the Church

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

Historical Overview

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

“S.O.S. — Giving Birth in the Congo”

“S.O.S. — Giving Birth in the Congo”

“Being a mother in my country requires a lot of sacrifice," said Dr. Celine Tendobi, gynecologist at Monkole Hospital in Kinshasa, during a recent conference held at the University of Navarra.

A New Primary School for Ugandans

A New Primary School for Ugandans

Since 1996 Bugala, an Opus Dei centre in Kampala, has organized work camps in villages in Uganda. This year, a group of Germans, Spaniards and Ugandans completed Phase 2 of St. Mary's Primary School.

"Caring for those who once cared"

"Caring for those who once cared"

Bernadette Agna writes from the Philippines about inviting her friends to visit a home for the elderly run by the Little Sisters of the Poor, and how they were enriched by this experience.