To promote the intellectual, spiritual and professional development of men, students and adults. To aid developing countries through the granting of bursaries to promising students from these countries to allow them pursue university studies in Canada so that they will be able to return and contribute to the development of their countries. To promote the spiritual Christian formation of all people without any discrimination. For the attainment of the above objectives, to establish, organize, operate, direct and promote meetings, conferences, courses, seminars, symposiums and other educational meetings, as well as residences, conference centres and other centres to be open to all men regardless of colour, race, creed or nationality.
All spiritual activities are entrusted to Opus Dei, a Personal Prelature of the Roman Catholic Church.