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Celebrate Romero

Oscar Romero will be beatified on Saturday 23 May, and on Sunday 24 May we are throwing a party to celebrate.

His beatification is a major step toward this former Archbishop of El Salvador being recognised as a Saint. 190 more words


Cathedrals & Ruins...

Over the years, there has been much discussion within the church and communities of faith about how to reverse declining membership. In the 1950’s it was almost a “Field of Dreams” sort of thinking when it came to church growth. 2,100 more words

The Rise of Christian Martyrdom

Some years ago, while studying theology, a professor of mine noted that more Christians were martyred in the 20th Century than in any other century. Whether his statement was true or not, it certainly startled me. 383 more words


Washing Unattractive and Tired Feet

Maundy Thursday

Exodus 12:1-14

1 Corinthians 11:23-26

John 13:1-7, 31b-35

For most people, feet are the grossest part of the human body. They are probably so gross because they bear up the rest of the weight of our body and we’re constantly using them. 979 more words


Liturgy for Lent: Saints and Sanctified Time

Mike: Today is one of the most important Feast days for my own faith. March 24th is the celebration of Archbishop Oscar Romero in the Episcopal Church, marking the day of his martyrdom in 1980. 711 more words


Nancy Adams reblogged this on Saints and Trees and commented:

Oscar RomeroI’m sharing this post from Episcopalian priest Mike Angell’s blog, one of my new favorites. Wishing all those who celebrate Holy Week and Easter a blessed time of reflection and renewal.

WWORT? The "Alliance For Prosperity"

What would Oscar Romero think?

Whether one considers Romero a saint, or merely a patriot who died trying to save his country from further suffering and violence, somehow I don’t think he’d look down on El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras with anything but sadness. 835 more words

Economy & Business

Monseñor Romero

Romero. Romero. Romero. I cannot remember a time when I didn’t know his name. He was mentioned so often that it never even crossed my salvadoran Child-mind the thought that he wasn’t alive in the 90s. 720 more words