The Final Homily of Archbishop Romero

Mass on the first anniversary of the death of Sara Meardi de Pinto.

Monday, March 24, 1980
 

The Mass readings are:

1 Corinthians 15:20-28
Psalms 23:1-4
John 12:23-26
 
Archbishop Romero celebrated Mass for the first anniversary of the death of Sara Meardi de Pinto, the mother of Jorge Pinto, publisher and editor of El Independiente, a weekly newspaper that was one of the few voices for justice and human rights in El Salvador. The Mass began at about 6:00pm in the chapel of the Divine Providence cancer hospital, in San Salvador. This homily was translated by Michael J. Walsh and appears in Voice of the Voiceless, Orbis Books: Maryknoll, New York, 1985.
 
You can listen to the last 50 seconds of this homily and the assassin's shot below.