The Faith Initiative is off to a great start and no doubt will have life-lasting effects on all who choose to participate.
One of the great experiences of this meeting is when we gather for prayer and Eucharist, which often occurs in six or seven languages. Despite the beauty of this experience, however, I must be honest…
Let me assure you that this enthusiasm is shared equally by the Spanishspeaking members of the Catholic faith community.
On Sept. 9, we initiated Hispanic ministry in the 13th parish in the archdiocese. And from my point of view, the number 13 jinx was nowhere to be found.
I often wonder: Are we doing all we can? If you drive through any Hispanic community, you will soon notice a plethora of evangelical and Pentecostal churches hanging out the welcome sign to those who…
Let me give you 600,000 reasons why we need Hispanic ministry.
And so here you have it — the 2011 Hispanic Ministry Year in Review.
In the end, we have no choice: We either work with the Hispanic community or we lose them!
What can one do to offer an adequate pastoral response? The reality is, we have to start by admitting to ourselves that the majority of the Hispanics presently here in the United States are Catholic…
Some of the key words coming out were: Faith Formation – Communication – Unity – Hispanic Youth – Pastoral Planning.