Christina Leaño serves as Associate Director for the Global Catholic Climate Movement and is a retreat leader and spiritual director. She received her MA in Systematic Theology from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. She lives in the New York City area with her husband and daughter.
St. Óscar Romero helped me carry the cross of experiencing anti-Asian racism—and to speak out against hate.
St. Óscar Romero’s words asking us to value our sufferings as Christ did invite me to see my struggles as something I do not need to hide.