Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Celebrating Blessed Romero


#BlessedRomero #MartyrOfMercy
San Salvador ( - With joy and enthusiasm, El Salvador is preparing to celebrate the first anniversary of the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero. The celebration that the Archdiocese of San Salvador has announced will be held at the Metropolitan Cathedral on Monday May 23 at 10 am.

Another Mass will also be presided by Archbishop José Luis Escobar Alas on Sunday the 22nd in the Cathedral Crypt. It will be sponsored by Cultura Romeriana of which Super Martyrio is a member.
There will also be a Mass celebrated on Monday at 6 pm, in the parish in San Salvador that now bears the name of Blessed Romero.
For the Monday Mass in the Cathedral, in every archdiocesan parish the responsible priests, rectors of educational centers and parochial schools are forming a delegation of families, school, catechists and pastoral agents.
As part of this first anniversary, the Office for the Canonization of Archbishop Romero, is also encouraging the faithful, through their social networks to share a graphic testimony of this great event held on May 23, 2015 with the objective of remembering “where we were and what we felt, so we can make #BlessedRomero resound around the world.”
Meanwhile Archdiocesan Catholic Television of El Salvador is carrying special programming, from May 16 to 23, with documentaries, films, interviews, and masses, to explore the figure of the Salvadoran Blessed. Programming can be followed live at:
Here is the prayer to ask a favor through the intercession of Blessed Oscar Romero

Oh! God, Merciful Father,
who through Jesus Christ
and the intercession of the Virgin
Mary, Queen of Peace; and the action
the Holy Spirit, have granted to
Blessed Oscar Romero grace
to be an exemplary Pastor of
service to the Church; and in her
preferentially to the poor and
those in need. 

Grant, Lord, that I know
how to live according to the
Gospel of your Son and deign to
glorify your servant the Blessed Oscar
Romero and grant me trhough his
intercession, the favor
I ask of you ... So be it. 

Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory. 

This blog will publish a commemorative note on the anniversary of the beatification of Archbishop Romero.

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