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One Like Us on the Way to Sainthood

One Like Us on the Way to Sainthood

I met Dora in 1995, when domestic work was far from my life and even farther from my mind. Dora and I happened to coincide on two occasions in particular in a period of about two months time. This however was enough for me to realize how she was, how she lived, for whom and why she had spent her days giving of herself to the full. There was no need for long explanations to grasp the meaning of her existence. Dora knew the meaning of her life and the path to achieve it to the full.

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Time For Others

Time For Others

"Diligence is a virtue that especially characterized Dora," recalls Ma. Carmen Cominges, "She really knew how to maximize her time. It was typical to hear her say, 'As I have a few minutes to spare, I'm going to take advantage of them.'"

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Dora, Pumpkins, and Angel Hair

Dora, Pumpkins, and Angel Hair

Isabel Garcia Martin knew Dora and worked with her from 1991 until Dora's passing on January 10, 2004. “In life we get to know a lot of people, and we value and remember them. But there are some people who are unforgettable because, doing things that no one notices and without calling attention to themselves, they make a deep impression on us. We ask ourselves what it is about them...and we begin to discover the heroes of the world, the ones who know how to make us happy in little things."

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She Never Lets You Down

She Never Lets You Down

I recently told Dora that if she could get me this one favor, I would write up all the other ones that she's gotten for me as well. Since Dora never lets me down, here I am following suit.

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Dear Dora, Many Thanks!

Dear Dora, Many Thanks!

As a custom, I usually check the Opus Dei website to see if there is any new material I can pray with, or any piece of news to keep me informed. One day I read the news that the Prelate of Opus Dei was asking for testimonies of favors received through the intercession of Dora del Hoyo. I had no idea who Dora del Hoyo even was.

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Dora del Hoyo: Newsletter N°1

Dora del Hoyo: Newsletter N°1

The first issue of the newsletter about the Servant of God Dora del Hoyo is now in print and available for download. Its title is "Dora del Hoyo: A Professional Homemaker."

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Small - and Not So Small - Favors

Small - and Not So Small - Favors

I would like to describe a couple favors I've received. The first one was finding 20€ that I thought I had lost, and which appeared under a Dora del Hoyo prayer card. Since then, we've experienced many favors.

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Finding a Lost File

Finding a Lost File

I needed to find a presentation that I had prepared the year before in order to give a course of Christian formation. I looked through all the documents saved on my computer, but I couldn't find it. I decided to turn to Dora, and I prayed, "Dear Dora, you know how much I need this presentation - help me find this."

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Photo Gallery: Where is Dora from?

Photo Gallery: Where is Dora from?

Dora's story begins in Boca de Huérgano, a small village with a population of two thousand, in Northern Spain. Here you will find photos that show important places from the early years of Dora's life.

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While Teaching a Class on Ice Cream

While Teaching a Class on Ice Cream

I teach baking and confectionary classes at an institute, and I pray to Dora for favors daily, asking for little things, especially because she knows this field well and she always helps me. One time in particular in which I noted her intercession happened when I was teaching a class about ice cream.

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Getting Home on Time

Getting Home on Time

Here is a favor that I attribute to the intercession of Dora del Hoyo. My daughter was very unwell one day. She lives far away from me, and she needed her husband to come home early, if possible, or on time from work, but he had an important task he had to complete.

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I Was Encouraged to Ask Dora

I Was Encouraged to Ask Dora

A few months ago I heard about all the favors that Dora del Hoyo has been doing for people. I looked into who she was and read about her life. I subscribed to the official website for her cause for canonization and was sent more information.

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