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 – It is not God’s will for some to have everything.
November – Remembrance
December – Joy
To find out more about the Blessed Oscar Romero click on the link below.
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...
During May we were asked to pray for The Church. We are coming into the feast of Pentecost, which celebrates the birth of the church. The Holy Spirit brings fire and energy to people and places. The children were asked how they would bring that fire and energy. On a...
This April for the Year of Oscar Romero, we were asked to prayer for the sick and the suffering. The children wrote the name of someone who they wanted to prayer for, rolled it up and placed it in a cross. We took inspiration from the Romero cross which are very...
In March we were asked to prayer for people who live in poverty. The children were asked to pray for people who are living in extreme poverty and remember those who are struggling to earn a living and don’t have enough money to meet their basic needs such as food,...
In February we were asked to prayer for light in the world. The children were asked to reflect on how Oscar Romero was a guiding light to others and how they could bring light to others. The children wrote how they could let their light shine on flames prayer...
In January we are asked to think and reflect upon the life of Blessed Oscar Romero. The children gathered for a liturgy all about Oscar Romero’s life and learnt about how he stood up for what he believed in and questioned authority when he felt it was being...