Three short years transformed Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, from a conservative defender of the status quo into one of the church’s most outspoken voices of the oppressed. Though silenced by an assassins bullet, his spirit, and the challenge of his life, lives on.
This powerful little volume of eloquent, simple meditations never wastes a word. Yet the real depth of Romero’s message lies not in his words themselves, poetic as they are. It lies in the life they give witness to: the hard life of a man who was martyred for his faith. This book gives more insight than any biographical account of his life. Short, readable passages make this collection especially suitable for daily reflection or devotions.