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A Very Special Favor

A Very Special Favor

A year-old Peruvian boy who had come to Madrid with his family for Alvaro del Portillo's beatification was struggling between life and death after falling into a swimming pool. The news about Francisco Villa Corta spread rapidly among those attending the beatification.

News
Saint Josemaria and Our Lady of Montserrat

Saint Josemaria and Our Lady of Montserrat

St Josemaria had a lot of devotion to Our Lady of Montserrat. Records exist of frequent visits made by him to the shrine of Our Lady of Montserrat in Barcelona, Spain, during the 1940s, especially towards the end of 1946, the year when he moved to Rome. Despite the move, his love for the Blessed Virgin Mary under this advocation continued throughout his life. And it was on the feast of Our Lady of Montserrat, 27 April 1954, that he was cured of diabetes, after a very severe attack which brought him to the

October 2, 1928

October 2, 1928

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo speaks about the founding of Opus Dei in a get-together with a large group of people in Chicago in 1988.

Documentation
He Continues Helping From Heaven

He Continues Helping From Heaven

A few of the many favors obtained through the intercession of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo in the year since his beatification on September 27, 2014.

Favors
"I forgave papa"

"I forgave papa"

Maria Estela is Guatemalan. Several years ago she was taught the skills needed to earn an income in Ixoqui, a rural center that seeks to improve the material and spiritual life of the women in the area.

Social initiatives