Romero House

Category: Canonization


The end

Today Friday October 19th, our pilgrimage has come to and end in Rome. All the memories will change for ever who we are. Let’s hope to go on a pilgrimage by ourselves when we are in Canada. Let’s step out…

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Meeting with UNHCR

On Tuesday October 16th, we had a meeting at the UNHCR in Rome. We met with Mr. Felipe Camargo, Regional Representative for South Europe, Ana Vega, and Constanza Pascuali from the Community-Based Protection Team. Mr. Camaro, kindly, dedicated time to…

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Romero House Candle

After our audience with Pope Francis, we set up on a mission to find a place to leave the Romero House Candle. It felt as a very important part of our pilgrimage to Rome. Diana Ballesteros and others had visited…

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Pope Francis

Monday October 15th We attended a mass led by Cardinal Chavez from el Salvador .   After, Pope Francis came into the Pablo VI auditorium for a brief audience, and imposed his blessing on Salvadorian and Latin American pilgrims. We…

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Learning to Believe in Miracles

A reflection from Jenn McIntyre, Romero House Director and Pilgrim: Our pilgrimage has come to a close–though in many ways it feels like it is just a beginning. Over the past ten days, I have learned to believe in miracles….

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Forgiveness as the path to reconciliation and peace

Reflection by Romero House pilgrim Alexander Duarte: This pilgrimage has been a source of experiences and miracles for everyone and especially for María José and for me. We have shared a lot of time with people who have suffered the…

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San Romero de las Americas

Reflection by Romero House pilgrim María José (Spanish to follow): I believe in the existence of extraordinary people, people who have a capacity to give up their lives for other people if necessary, people who are above average and who…

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What is it a Pilgrimage?

by Jhon Alvarez Sunday October 14th was our sixth day of pilgrimage in Rome, perhaps one of the most important due to the canonization ceremony. Many of us are getting to the peak of putting our bodies to the extreme…

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Preparation for the Canonization

Saturday midnight, around this table we make our daily reflections. We will take the RH community prayers and the RH candle to the big ceremony tomorow.   Tonight ( October 13th) we will sleep just a few hours. We will…

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Oscar Romero musical

On Thursday, we attended to an Oscar Romero musical organized by the Salvadorian embassy in Rome. There were a many artists and dancers, among them, Ines de Viaud, a Salvadorian singer who has composed many of her songs inspired in…

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