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Archbishop Romero Beatification

Archbishop Oscar Romero, patron of Romero House at Brownedge,  will be beatified on Saturday, 23 May 2015 in San Salvador.  He will then be known as Blessed Oscar Romero.
Over 260,000 people are expected to attend the celebration which will take place at 10am (5pm BST) in the Plaza Divino Salvador del Mundo in El Salvador’s capital on Saturday, 23 May.

Oscar Romero was a priest and bishop in El Salvador.  His love for his people who were suffering violence and oppression led him to take their side and to denounce their oppressors.  He was killed, whilst saying Mass, on 24th March 1980.

For further information on Oscar Romero go to http://www.romerotrust.org.uk/home