"Eternally young"

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"Eternally young"

In a get-together filmed in Bogota, Colombia in 1983, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo insisted that we Christians have to be always young, with a...

The Miracle of the Eucharist

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The Miracle of the Eucharist

With the feast of Corpus Christi approaching, we offer a brief video in which Bishop Alvaro del Portillo explains in simple language the greatness of...

Listen to God

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Listen to God

"There, in the depths of each one's soul, God is speaking," Bishop Alvaro del Portillo assures us.

The Pope's Work

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The Pope's Work

In a get-together in Houston in 1988, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo recalls a meeting with John Paul II that showed his complete self-giving in the...

Confession

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Confession

Bishop Alvaro speaks about the importance of the sacrament of Confession in Christian life, during a 1993 get-together in southern Spain.

Consumerism

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Consumerism

In a get-together with many thousands of people in Madrid in 1993, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo stressed the importance of living the virtue of poverty...

With God, We Can!

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With God, We Can!

In a get-together in London in 1985, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo encourages people to trust in God's help to bring those around them back to him.

"Loving Mom and Dad"

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"Loving Mom and Dad"

During a 1988 get-together in Quebec, Canada, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo speaks about the love children owe to their parents.

Interior life

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Interior life

Bishop del Portillo explains to a young deaf woman that sickness is an opportunity to have a deeper interior life.

Africa's call

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Africa's call

Why do many people visit Africa and then want to stay there? Alvaro del Portillo answers in this short video.

Children: God's Gift

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Children: God's Gift

In a get-together in New York in 1983, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo tells parents not to have any fear of accepting God's gift of children in their...

Suffering and Sickness

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Suffering and Sickness

In a get-together in southern Spain in 1993, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo speaks abut the meaning of suffering and illness, which are a true "vocation...

Baptism and Confession

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Baptism and Confession

During a catechetical trip to the Ivory Coast, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo speaks about the sacraments of baptism and confession as expressions of...

"Learning to forgive"

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"Learning to forgive"

In a get-together in Mexico in 1983, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo insists that we need to learn how to forgive others, so that God will forgive us.

Apostolate of Confession

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Apostolate of Confession

In this video Bishop del Portillo explains that the greatest thing, the best present, we can give to our friends is to bring them to the Sacrament of...

Joy

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Joy

In a get-together in Hong Kong in 1987, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo assures us that drawing close to God always results in a deeper joy.

Being Leaven

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Being Leaven

During a pastoral trip to Japan in 1987, Bishop Alvaro del Poritllo explained the specific role of lay people in sanctifying the world.

Carriers of Christ

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Carriers of Christ

In a get-together in Houston in 1988, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo spoke about the importance of showing Christ to others through our own example.

The Lord calls

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The Lord calls

Our Lord, who called the apostles -Bishop Alvaro explains-, calls all Christians to follow Him more closely.