Remembering Romero

On March 24, 1980, Salvadoran Catholic priest Oscar Romero was shot and killed while celebrating mass.  Following Jesus had led Romero to speak out against the abuses of the Salvadoran elite and to work for the rights of the people of El Salvador.  These prophetic words and actions led many powerful people to perceive him…

Prayer for the New Year

God of new life, God of life made new, We begin this new year as we ended the last– embraced by your spirit of love your presence of peace your gentle power. We leave behind the old year in the knowledge that Whatever we have done in the service of selfish desire; Whenever we have…