Year of Oscar Romero

Year of Oscar Romero

To commemorate the centenary year of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero, the martyred Archbishop of El Salvador, the Diocese are asking us to think about his life and sayings. Each month there will be a prayer focus for the children to think and reflect on.

These will include:

January – Introduction to the life of Oscar Romero

February – Light

March – Poverty

April – Romero Cross

May – The Church

June – Pray and Share

July – Aspire not to have more

September – Peace

October – Justice

November – Remembrance

December – Joy

To find out more about the Blessed Oscar Romero click on the link below.

http://cafod.org.uk/Education/Secondary-schools/Romero

December – Joy

This month the children had to reflect upon their year. The children thought about Mary's journey to Bethlehem and reflected upon the good times and bad, or even sad times they have had this year. The children have thought back over the whole year of Oscar Romero and...

November – Remembrance

In this month of November we remember those who have died. The children were asked to write the name of someone they wanted to remember on a ribbon and tie it to a net. These Remembrance Ribbons were a reminder to us all that we always have special memories of all the...

October Justice

In October the children were asked to pray for justice in the world and think about those people who are treat unfairly. They were praying for a world where people have enough to eat, a safe place to live in peace. The children wrote their thoughts and prayers on a...

June -Pray and Share

In June we were asked to pray for children around the world. We based our Prayer Space on Mission Together and their 'Day of many Colours.' The children were invited to take a prayer card and share that prayer with someone.

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