The character of the murderous albino Catholic monk Silas, an Opus numerary
who hurt himself to show his faith, especially harmed Opus Dei's reputation.
Also, just as Navarro-Valls is an Opus Dei numerary
, meaning someone who's celibate and lives in an Opus Dei center, so is Burke.
made up of Opus Dei numerary
and supernumerary members.
She is a numerary
member of the Ecuadoran Academy of Language.
assistants (about 5% of the membership) are full-time workers who look after the upkeep of the Opus Dei centres.
has a normal job, is celibate and lives at the Opus Dei centre.
Dennis Dubro, an Opus Dei member for 17 years, including 13 as a numerary
, left the organization after its leadership pressured him to conceal dishonest accounting practices while he served as bursar for an Opus Dei residence in Australia.
They find ways to make weak jokes by paying extra for alphabetical or numerary
combinations meant to evoke yuks from fellow travelers.
David Gallagher, a numerary
and officer for Opus Dei in the United States, explains: "People who join Opus Dei do so for strictly spiritual purposes and do not expect their membership to become a news item.
An English numerary
(celibate member) said he hoped for a new biography of Fr.
Those who have been inside Opus Del know very well that the first objective of Opus Dei is to find numerary
members, the second to enroll wealthy and influential supernumeraries and the third to get the support of wealthy cooperators.
Furthermore women, whether numeraries or numerary
auxiliaries (servants), were (are?