Already considered a saint by the people of El Salvador and elsewhere, Oscar Romero was recognized as a martyr for the faith in 2015. The time when he was Archbishop of San Salvador was a period of civil unrest and great government-sponsored violence.
Two years after the implementation of a public health rule limiting who enters the U.S. at its borders, Catholic immigration advocates keep calling out the Biden administration for continuing it and they are demanding its demise.
We all know we are called to love our neighbor, but many of us forget the rest of that commandment—to love ourselves. Some confuse love of self with being self-centered. Jesus can help us quiet the inner voice of condemnation and replace it with his gentle words, “I am with you always.”
Padre Pio suffered from poor health his entire life, beginning around the age of 9. In his later life, after his ordination to the priesthood, he was separated from his religious community for almost five years because of his health.
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