Opus-dei meaning

ōpəs dāē, dā
A Roman Catholic organization founded in 1928, composed of both clergy and lay members and dedicated to fostering Christian principles at all levels of society.
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Short for The Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei, a Roman Catholic organization composed of a prelate, secular clergy and lay people whose mission is to spread the Catholic teaching that everyone is called to become a saint; its lay members, men and women, engage in the affairs of the world and seek to direct them "according to God's will".
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Origin of opus-dei

  • New Latin Opus Deī work of God Latin opus work Latin Deī genitive of Deus God

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition