A mural of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero is seen in 2015. Blessed Oscar Romero’s martyrdom, “the holy sacrifice of his life,” during his celebration of the “holy sacrifice” of the Mass holds a powerful lesson for Catholics, Bishop John O. Barres of Rockville Centre, N.Y., said in a new pastoral on the life and ministry of the soon-to-be saint. (CNS photo/Octavio Duran) See BARRES-ROMERO-PASTORAL Sept. 24, 2018.

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