Celebrate St Oscar Romero

Published date:
6 October 2018

Join us celebrating the canonisation of Archbishop Oscar Romero. 

Canonisation of Archbishop Romero

Sunday, 14 October, Rome, 9.15am (UK time)
A live stream of the Canonisation should be available HERE
A live stream with English commentary should be available HERE

National Mass of Thanksgiving for the Canonisation of Archbishop Romero

Saturday, 3 November at 12.30pm, St George's Cathedral, Southwark
Principal celebrant: Archbishop Peter Smith; Homily: Archbishop Bernard Longley

Solemn Evensong in Thanksgiving for the Canonisation of Archbishop Romero

Saturday, 17 November at 3pm, Westminster Abbey
Address to be given by Cardinal Vincent Nichols


Other events include

Hexham and Newcastle Diocese: Saturday, 13 October - 11am Mass 
Mass celebrated by Bishop Seamus Cunningham at St Mary's Cathedral, Newcastle to mark the canonisaiton of Archbishop Romero the next day

BBC Radio 4 Sunday Worship: Sunday, 14 October - 8.10am
Broadcast live from Leeds Cathedral, Mass celebrated by Bishop Marcus Stock; homily by Rev Dr Patrick Smythe, parish priest of Our Lady of Kirkstall

Glasgow Churches Together: Sunday, 14 October - 7pm
Ecumenical Service of Thanksgiving for Archbishop Romero and his canonisation, at Ibrox Parish Church, Clifford Street G51 1HQ

Shrewsbury Diocese: Sunday, 14 October - 7.30 for 7.45pm at St Alban's Parish Centre, Macclesfield
Screening of 'Romero', Hollywood film of Romero's life and martyrdom 

St Alban's Cathedral: Saturday, 20 October - 10.30am-3.30pm
Marking the Canonisation of Oscar Romero: Pilgrimage and Martyrdom study day with Dr Vinicius Mariano de Carvalho, King’s College, London. More information HERE

Salford Diocese: Tuesday, 23 October - 12.10pm Mass followed by talk
Mass celebrated by Bishop John Arnold at Salford Cathedral, followed by refreshments and a short talk. Organised by CAFOD and Caritas Salford

Southwark Diocese: Wednesday, 24 October - 7.30pm at St George's Cathedral: Sacrifice!
Sacrifice!' A programme of words and music in honour of those who give their lives for their friends. More information by clicking HERE

Nottingham Diocese: Monday, 26 November - 7.30-9pm at The Becket School, Nottingham
A celebration for the canonisation of Archbishop Romero with Bishop Patrick McKinney and guest speakers. Refreshments from 7pm. To book your place email mmairura@cafod.org.uk

If you know of other events celebrating the canonisation of Archbishop Romero which you would like us to feature on this page, please email us at romerotrust@gmail.com