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Feast of Rutilio Grande (March 12)

Above:  Father Rutilio Grande Garcia

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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

Advent Again - day 14

“Talk no more so very proudly”

No one can celebrate
a genuine Christmas
without being truly poor.
The self-sufficient, the proud,
those who, because they have… 64 more words

Advent

1st December 2016

How easy it is to denounce structural injustice, institutionalized violence, social sin. And it is true, this sin is everywhere, but where are the roots of this social sin?

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Franciscan

Romero: A Life-The Essential Biography of a Modern Martyr and Christian Hero-James R. Brockman

The evening of March 24, 1980 marked a changed in the course of the history of El Salvador.  In the evening of that day, Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot and fatally wounded as he conducted a mass for his followers.   633 more words

Strong Roots

Be dogged!
You must be persistent.
The odds seem long; So what?
Logic suggests collapse;
“It’s foolish to continue,” declares the detractor.
“The weight of injustice will break you! 603 more words

Are we fully converted?

The first time I really began to take Christianity seriously was when I first opened a copy of The Violence of Love whilst travelling in South America. 2,126 more words

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