Archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified in San Salvador tomorrow (Saturday 23 May 2015) and millions of Catholics around the world – including CAFOD supporters, partners and staff – will be celebrating his inspirational life and legacy.
Celebrate with us by coming to these fantastic events:
Mass of Celebration for Oscar Romero’s life and witness, 23 May 2015
At 8am on Saturday 23 May (tomorrow) Mass will be held at St Thomas Aquinas parish (Ham Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 7HT).
A Special Mass, 24 May 2015
At 6.15pm on Sunday 24 May the Church of the Immaculate Conception (Farm Street, London) will hold a special Mass with guest preacher, Michael Kirwin SJ. After Mass, a relic of Blessed Oscar Romero will be present in the church for veneration.
More on the relic is available via the Jesuit’s in Britain.
Summer Youth Day, 20 June 2015
For our young people aged 11-16, this year’s Summer Youth Day in Aylesford, presented by Southwark Catholic Youth Service and The Archbishop Romero Trust on Saturday 20 June, will be on the theme of Aspire not to have more but to be more.
Romero Birthday Mass, 15 August 2015
At 12:30pm on Saturday 15 August a special Mass will be held at St George’s Cathedral to mark Romero’s birthday.
You can find more information and resources about Romero, including photographs, a powerpoint reflection, prayers, and resources for school children and young people, at cafod.org.uk/romero