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Preacher, Prophet, Martyr, Saint

Pope Francis has made the canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero his own project. Though the lengthy process was begun during the papacy of John Paul II, opposition caused it to stall. 680 more words


Archbishop Oscar Romero To Be Canonized as a Saint by the Roman Catholic Church                                                                                                     

As discussed in previous posts, the Roman Catholic Church on May 23, 2015, beatified Archbishop Oscar Romero after it had determined that he was a martyr, who is someone who was killed because of hatred of his Christian faith and, therefore, who did not have to have committed a miracle for this honor. 528 more words


Promulgation of the Decrees of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints

On 6 March 2018, the Holy Father Francis received in audience His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.DB., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. 481 more words

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A Women's March Prayer

The Women’s March was exactly one year ago today.  And, I’ve been thinking about how it connects with the story of the Cleansing of the Temple from the Gospel of John… 366 more words


Parish diary this week

These are the services this week:
Monday January 22nd – Mass at 7pm followed by Exposition in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel until 8pm
Tuesday January 23rd – No Mass… 166 more words


PODCAST: Poems and readings 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… 147 more words


Ty Mawr Retreat 29.11.17: Stories from El Salvador

It was a cool, damp morning in late November, when the Holywell Community set out across Monmouthshire to the Ty Mawr convent. As Fr Tom, Fr Mark and Sr Jennii tried to remember the way to the house (‘All roads around here lead to Ty Mawr! 1,190 more words