Sunday to Sunday for Week of May 17th

Archbishop Oscar RomeroArchbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who was declared a martyr by Pope Francis on February 4, 2015, will receive beatification on May 23, 2015, in his native El Salvador, at which he will be recognized as a “blessed.” Read more about this and more in this week’s Sunday to Sunday.

Oscar Arnulfo Romero, the Salvadoran archbishop assassinated in 1980 while celebrating Mass and whose martyrdom was acknowledged February 4, 2015, by Pope Francis, will be beatified on May 23.
“Romero was a man of God, a man of prayer, of obedience and love for the people. He prayed a lot. . . . In prayer he found rest, peace and strength.” —Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, chief postulator of the archbishop’s cause and president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, February 4, 2015
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