Our Story

Romero House started almost 25 years ago when a small group, who believed that refugees could be treated differently, took over a refugee shelter threatened with closure. They welcomed refugees to stay in apartments without internal locks, as neighbours rather than simply…

Our Services

Romero House welcomes refugee claimants: people who claim refugee status after arriving in Canada. We welcome refugees regardless of religion, ethnicity, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. In this way, we strive to create a community that celebrates difference….

Canonization

Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, the most well – known archbishop of Latin America, was assassinated in 1980 because of his work with the marginalised and speaking out against injustice, poverty and torture. His role as spiritual leader, calling for peace…

Events

Celebrating the Canonization of Monsignor Oscar Romero *October 2018*

Romero House was named after Oscar Romero as he exemplifies the hope for faith and justice, and the inclusivity that our community embodies. Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, the most well – known archbishop of Latin America, was assassinated in 1980…

Lula Lounge 2018

Romero House invites you to join us for our eleventh fundraising party and amazing Silent Auction at Lula Lounge! Come dance the night away to the music of Asiko Afrobeat Ensemble and enjoy appetizers and a cash bar, all in…

The Howcroft Lecture 2018

 In a public lecture on Friday January 26, internationally acclaimed writer Marina Nemat will address the widespread indifference in our world and issue a ringing summons to action. Marina Nemat is the author of the bestselling Prisoner of Teheran, and will present…