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".
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
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