This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero. These are some of the events coming up, as detailed on the Romero Trust website (do check there for updates), along with more information about his inspirational life.
Saturday, 12 August – St George’s Cathedral, Southwark SE1 7HY
12.30pm Mass with Archbishop Peter Smith; preacher: Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia marking the 100th birthday of Blessed Oscar Romero.
Saturday, 23 September – London
With activities and events to mark the Romero Centenary, culminating in
3pm Evensong at Westminster Abbey; preacher – Lord Rowan Williams
including the debut of a new piece by James MacMillan, commissioned for the occasion
Romero Pilgrimage 2017
13-25 November. In this special year, follow in the footsteps of Romero on a pilgrimage to El Salvador. Visit where Romero was born, as well as where he was martyred on 24 March 1980. An incredible, unforgettable experience. More information by clicking HERE and from Anthony R. Coles: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7431 3414.
Romero Lecture 2017
Thursday, 30 November – Las Casas Institute, Blackfriars, Oxford
5pm, Romero Lecture 2017: Gustavo Gutiérrez OP, father of liberation theology