Dora del Hoyo

Before God, no occupation is in itself great or small. Everything gains the value of the Love with which it is done

Two years ago: began the process of canonization of Dora del Hoyo

On June 18, 2012 Bishop Javier Echevarria, prelate of Opus Dei, presided the opening session of the process of beatification and canonization of Salvadora (Dora) Alonso del Hoyo at the … Continue reading


The world’s happiness begins at home

For a ceremony held in Boca de Huergano to mark the centenary of Dora del Hoyo’s birth, the Prelate of Opus Dei sent a message and Pope Francis sent his … Continue reading


October 2nd and Sanctity in the Middle of the World

On 2 October 1928, God helped St. Josemaria see what would later be called Opus Dei, a pathway to remind Christians that they can encounter God in the most ordinary … Continue reading

July 15, 2014

Dora’s Vocation – March 14th, 1946

In 1945, the Founder of Opus Dei approached his daughters with a new project, a new “locura” (or “crazy idea”): to open another student residence – this time, in Bilbao – … Continue reading

July 4, 2014

Dora’s Impressions of June 26th, 1975

June 26, 1975 The death of Saint Josemaría provoked in Dora, as in all the faithful of Opus Dei and in countless others around the world, immense grief. During an interview in September 2001, Dora … Continue reading

July 1, 2014

I knew whom to ask

Last month my 88 year old mother had a skin reaction brought on by the herpes zoster virus, which causes itching which is very difficult to relieve along with sometimes … Continue reading

June 7, 2014

Tuning in on the radio

I have a small radio that I listen to every day before I go to work. For several months it hadn’t worked; I couldn’t get any station to come in. … Continue reading

June 3, 2014

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