Dream and your Dreams will fall short
ISBN 978 0 906138 71 7
Pedro Casciaro was one of the earliest members of Opus Dei, the Catholic organization founded by St Josemaría Escrivá in 1928. He joined Opus Dei in 1935 at the age of 20 and lived with the founder during the difficult years of the Spanish civil war and was ordained in 1946. He had become one of St Josemaría’s most trusted aides in the worldwide development of Opus Dei.
In this book Casciaro reveals for the first time his personal recollections of Opus Dei’s founder, which span a period of forty years. ‘He brings us a vivid narrative, written with a tremendous sense of humour, which highlights our founder’s human and supernatural traits,’ comments Bishop Echevarría, the Prelate of Opus Dei. ‘As can readily be imagined, these pages are invaluable...’
When Pedro Casciaro died in Mexico in 1995, he realised he had been able to savour the truth encapsulated in those words St Josemaría had whispered to him some sixty years earlier: Dream, and your dreams will fall short...