Prepare for Blessed Oscar Romero's Canonization
Blessed Oscar Romero of El Salvador will be canonized a saint during the fall of 2018.
The following resources commemorate his life and martyrdom and can help communities of faith reflect on what his witness means for our lives today.
- Blessed Oscar Romero: A Martyr for the Faith l En Español
A double-sided handout including a reflection and discussion questions, information about the violence facing El Salvador today and a prayer
- Being Church: Speaking Out With the Poor l En Español
A prayer service in which we pray that we might speak out with the poor, as Blessed Oscar Romero did
- Standing With the Poor and Oppressed l En Español
A short prayer inspired by the witness of Blessed Oscar Romero
- As I Live and Die: Exploring Catholic Martyrdom in the 21st Century
A youth ministry session that explores Catholic martyrdom through the example of Blessed Oscar Romero
- Blessed Oscar Romero: God's Microphone
A reflection that introduces legislative advocacy through the example of Blessed Oscar Romero, an advocate for oppressed people who encouraged others to be “God’s microphone” and speak up on behalf of their suffering brothers and sisters