Romero Week 2022

Published date:
19 February 2022

The Archbishop Romero Trust is delighted to have Edgardo Colón-Emeric as the guest speaker for events to mark the 42nd anniversary of the martyrdom of St Oscar Romero. 

He is the Dean of the Divinity School at Duke University, in North Carolina, a Methodist pastor, and author of the highly acclaimed volume – ‘Oscar Romero’s Theological Vision: Liberation and Transfiguration of the Poor’.

Saturday March 19th 11.00am  
St Martin-in-the-Fields, LONDON WC2N 4JJ.  National Ecumenical Service.
Edgardo Colón-Emeric to give the Address.
‘Microphones of God – Romero’s message for the present time’
Hopefully the service will be live-streamed at

Sunday March 20th 6.00pm
ST ALBANS Cathedral AL1 1BY.   Evensong.
Edgardo Colón-Emeric to preach.

Tuesday March 22nd 5.30pm
Newman UniversityBIRMINGHAM B32 3NT.  Evening Lecture, with the Romero Freire Institute, Newman University.
Speaker: Edgardo Colón-Emeric.
‘Joy and Hope for the 2020s – the relevance of Romero for the times we are in’

Wednesday March 23rd 7pm
St Oscar Romero Parish, Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, LIVERPOOL L21 4LJ. St Oscar Romero Feast Day Mass (Eve).
Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP will preside and bless the parish's newly created Romero Cross.
The parish is holding a week of prayer leading up to their patronal feast day. Information about the Masses, services and events can be found HERE. Many will be live-streamed on the parish Facebook page.

Thursday March 24th 12.30pm
St George’s Cathedral, Archdiocese of Southwark, LONDON SE1 6HR. St Oscar Romero Feast Day Mass.
Archbishop John Wilson will preside and present Romero Award certificates.

Thursday March 24th 7.00pm
Prior’s Hall, DURHAM CathedralPublic Lecture preceded by Evensong - 5.15pm, with Durham Cathedral and the Centre for Catholic Studies, University of Durham.
Speaker: Edgardo Colón-Emeric.                                     
Book with Eventbrite (from 3 March).
‘Joy and Hope for the 2020s – the relevance of Romero for the times we are in’

Friday March 25th 7.00pm
St Winefride's Church HallBRADFORD BD6 1ST.  Film showing of ’Righting the Wrong’
Clare Dixon to introduce and respond.                                

Saturday March 26th 11.00am
CornerstoneCARDIFF CF10 2SF. CYTUN’s Gethin Abraham-Williams Lecture.
Speaker: Edgardo Colón-Emeric.
‘Romero – an ecumenical inspiration for the 2020s’

Sunday March 27th 11.00am
Wesley’s Chapel, City Road, LONDON EC1Y 1AU.  Morning Service.
Preacher: Edgardo Colón-Emeric.

ALL ARE WELCOME to the events during Romero Week

Romero Week events are being organised by the Archbishop Romero Trust with support from CAFOD, CCS at Durham University, Christian Aid, CYTUN, Durham Cathedral, Missio, Newman University, NJPN, Oscar Romero Award Trust, Pax Christi, St Alban’s Cathedral, SMITF, Southwark Education Commission, Wesley’s Chapel.