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S+L BLOG: Rutilio Grande



This week, fifth Sunday in Lent, the Gospel reading is about the grain of wheat that must die in order to bear fruit. Read Deacon Pedro's reflection on the meaning of Martyrdom. ...read more
Traditionally, the church recognizes someone as a martyr when he or she refuses  to renounce their faith and is killed as a result. The beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was killed, opens the door to a new, expanded definition of martyrdom. Romero, who was gunned down while celebrating Mass, was never pressured to renounce ...read more