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Wisdom from Blessed Óscar Romero for a Troubling Time

In recent weeks I’ve found myself engrossed with the powerful writings of the Christian martyr and prophet Blessed Archbishop Óscar Romero of El Salvador. His writings are especially poignant in the face of fearful and troubling times, not the least of which because of his own personal journey of Christian conversion that led to his speaking out on behalf of his oppressed people, challenging the unjust and violent government, and ultimately giving his life for the cause of peace and justice. 172 more words

Social Justice

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

Let us pray:

God, our Redeemer,

Oscar Romero taught us

Not to tire of preaching love;

It is the force that will overcome the world. 962 more words

Nonviolence and peacemaking: lessons from Oscar Romero, Denis Hurley and Pope Francis

by Bishop Kevin Dowling
Co-President of Pax Christi International

Sisters and brothers, good evening to you all. I wish to thank Raymond Perrier, all those involved in planning this evening, and all of you who have come for this annual event….thank you for the privilege of being with you this evening. 1,022 more words

Nonviolence

Article 5: A Short Dialogue on Self-respect

Letter 1

Recently I found out in a discussion that some friends of mine find, contrary to me, think of self-respect as something of fundamental importance. 1,376 more words

Article

Feast of Rutilio Grande (March 12)

Above:  Father Rutilio Grande Garcia

Image in the Public Domain

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RUTILIO GRANDE GARCIA (JULY 5, 1928-MARCH 12, 1977)

Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr in El Salvador… 713 more words

Saints Of The 1930s

Poetry podcast for the Third Sunday of Advent

The God We Hardly Knew

by Óscar Romero

No one can celebrate
a genuine Christmas
without being truly poor.
The self-sufficient, the proud,
those who, because they have… 148 more words

Poetry