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John Paul II, Apostolic Exhortation on the Lay Faithful (Chapter I, nos. 16 and 17) – This excerpt on the vocation and the mission of the laity in the Church and in the world helps illuminate the vocation of Opus Dei members, 98% of whom are laypersons.
Second Vatican Council, Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity (Chapter I, n. 2) – These reflections on apostolate of the laity are of interest with regard to the apostolate Opus Dei members carry out in society.
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.