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Catholic Obituaries
 
Obituary of Bishop Javier Echevarría

 

 

by Gordon Nary



 
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Bishop Javier Echevarría Rodríguez, the Prelate of Opus Dei, died December 12 in Rome, He was born in Madrid in 1932a nd  was ordained a priest  in 1955, at the age of 23.

He served as St. Josemaria Escriva a secretary from 1953 to 1975

He was later named secretary general of Opus Dei, and was elected prelate in 1994 and was consecrated a bishop in.1996