Bishop Javier Echevarria

Bishop Javier Echevarria

Biographical information about Bishop Javier Echevarria, the second successor of St. Josemaria Escriva as head of Opus Dei, from 1994-2016.

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo

He succeeded Saint Josemaria at the head of Opus Dei. His ardent desire to win souls for Christ is reflected in his episcopal motto: "Regnare Christum volumus!" He was beatified on 27 September 2014. His feast day is celebrated on the 12th of May.