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Like Salt and Like Light

by Blessed Alvaro del Portillo

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Item #/ISBN: 9780906138977
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This collection of spiritual writings by Blessed del Portillo is an anthology of texts from his pastoral letters and homilies over a 19 year period from 1975 to 1994 as President-General and later Prelate of Opus Dei. Compiled by Rev. Jose Antonio Loarte, it includes excerpts of varying length organized under a series of seven topics including:

  • The goal of human life: the glory of God
  • Restoring the kingdom of God 
  • The growth of Christian life
  • The path of Christian life in the world
  • The struggle for holiness
  • The means for sanctification
  • The apostolic zeal of a Christian 
About the Author

Blessed Alvaro del Portillo was the head of the Opus Dei Prelature for almost twenty years, from 1975 to 1994.  In that period he gave numerous homilies and addresses; he wrote 176 pastoral letters and had hundreds of conversations with thousands of people in Rome and on his pastoral journeys across the globe.  His reputation for holiness is well-known throughout the world, with his beatification in 2014 approved by Pope Francis.  

SKU/ISBN 9780906138977
Product Number 38977
Size 5.5 x 8.5
Pages 176