Romero House

Category: Canonization


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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Third Day

In these days leading up to Sunday’s canonization, there is a growing excitement among us and among the fellow pilgrims we are meeting.  As others have mentioned, we have been encountering other pilgrims as we make our way around Rome. …

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#RomeroEnRoma and a Message of Peace

We have had another day of meeting many new friends from El Salvador–thousands of pilgrims are expected to come from all over the world for the canonization. Among those thousands, we have found some amazing personal connections. Above is a…

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Second Day

Wednesday, October 10th 2018, we started our pilgrimage journey. We attended to the Papal General Audience at Saint Peter’s Square. Pope Francis’ message was that “the root of all evils in the world starts with an attempt against life.”  …

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Preparation

Our Canadian pilgrims from Romero House have bracelets showing the Canadian Flag. as well as some rosaries that  are ready to be blessed during the canonization of Monsignor Oscar Romero this coming October 14th. Former RH residents Luisa A. and…

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Who are we

We feel the call to come to this pilgrimage to spread the message of Monsignor Oscar Romero as he put it “Each one of you has to be God’s microphone. Each one of you has to be a messenger, a…

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