Archive: Organization

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Governance

Governance

Opus Dei is governed by a Prelate, in accord with canon law and its own statutes. (Click on title above for fuller explanation.)

Governance
Monsignor Mariano Fazio

Monsignor Mariano Fazio

Vicar General of Opus Dei since 2014, Mariano Fazio was born in Buenos Aires on April 25, 1960. He has been rector of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross and was an invited expert at the Latin American Bishops Conference in Aparecida, Brazil, in 2007.

Governance
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.

To Serve the Church

To Serve the Church

Opus Dei was born in the Church and exists in the Church to serve the Church. In this year marking the 25th anniversary of the Work’s being erected as a personal prelature, we offer an article explaining the relevance of this event.

Opus Dei in the Church

On March 19, 1983 in Rome, the handing over of the Bull “Ut Sit” took place. This document from John Paul II erected Opus Dei as a personal prelature. Opus Dei’s only purpose, as the Founder said, “is to serve the Church".

Personal prelature
How is the prelature of Opus Dei governed? Who directs it?

How is the prelature of Opus Dei governed? Who directs it?

Like any prelature, the government of Opus Dei is the responsibility of its prelate and his vicars, who are assisted by councils made up of other faithful, many of them lay persons, both men and women. The lay faithful also play a decisive role in the organizational tasks and in the formational activity of Opus Dei.

Personal prelature