THE SHEPHERD WHO DIDN'T RUN: FR. STANLEY ROTHER
The shepherd cannot run at the first sign of danger, said Fr. Stanley Francis Rother, the Martyr from Oklahoma. Author & journalist Marfa Ruiz Scaperlanda brings us the story of Fr. Rother, martyred at age 46. He arrived in Guatemala in 1968, learned his parishioners' farming lifestyle, languages, perpared them for the Sacraments, built a farmer's co-op and the first Catholic radio station. The Guatemalan civil war reached his village. His name was on a death list so he returned to Oklahoma, but he could not abandon his people. He went back to Guatemala and was martyred for his faith. Paperback. 256 Pages.