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The prayers (Preces) of Opus Dei

The prayers (Preces) of Opus Dei

Every day the faithful of the prelature raise their hearts to God through this set of prayers in which they praise, thank and petition God the Father, through Jesus Christ in the Holy Spirit, for their own needs and those of others.

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Statutes of Opus Dei

Statutes of Opus Dei

The statutes defining Opus Dei’s mission and structure, published (in Latin) in "The Canonical Path of Opus Dei," A. de Fuenmayor, V. Gomez-Iglesias, J. Illanes, Midwest Theological Forum, 1994.

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Catechism of the Catholic Church

Catechism of the Catholic Church (nn. 874-913) – These points about the structure of the Church speak of the vocation of laypersons and their participation in the priestly, prophetic and royal mission of Christ.

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Decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests

Second Vatican Council, Decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests (Chapter II, n. 9) – This excerpt on the relation of priests and laity sheds light on the organic cooperation between priests and laypersons in Opus Dei.

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The Vocation to Opus Dei

This essay on the vocation to Opus Dei may be of interest to those who are discerning a vocation to Opus Dei, to their families, or to anyone else who would like a more in-depth description of the vocation to Opus Dei. The author is a member of Opus Dei who is a professor at Seton Hall Law School. The essay was first published in 1994.

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Vatican Declaration on Opus Dei

Vatican Declaration on Opus Dei

This is the Vatican document, issued by the Sacred Congregation for Bishops and approved by Pope John Paul II, that explains the fundamental traits of the Prelature of Opus Dei.

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