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A Celebration of the Life of Oscar Romero to be held at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in West Orange

Cynthia Cumming

Thursday, March 20, 2014 • 6:56pm

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 315 Main Street in West Orange, is inviting the community to attend a special service celebrating the life of Oscar Romero, Catholic Archbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador from 1977-1980, on Sunday, March 23 at 9:30 am. The service will be in English and Spanish and all are welcome.

Archbishop Romero became a prophetic "Voice of the Voiceless" for the poor of El Salvador, standing against the government of El Salvador, which was ruled by a right wing, oppressive military-based dictatorship that committed human and civil rights abuses. He was assassinated on March 24, 1980, while celebrating a mass in a hospital chapel, one day after preaching a sermon calling on Salvadoran soldiers as "christians" to obey God rather than government and refuse to carry out government orders.

Les invita a recordar y celebrar la vida deÓscar Romero Arzobispo de San Salvador, El Salvador en los años 70s y 80s. Ofreceremos una Misa en honor de el Mártir de El Salvador, monseñor Óscar
Romero, quién se convirtió en “la voz de los sin voz" para los pobres en su país.

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For more information, contact the Rev. Miguel A. Hernández (973-476-4226) or Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at 973-325-0369.

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