Hispanic Ministry

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Ministry seeks to build community and empower young Latinos

Aug 10, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Vicente del Real, a Catholic from Chicago, was recently helping to facilitate a young adult gathering at a parish in... Read more

Bishops at the 2019 USCCB fall assembly in Baltimore.

US bishops approve updated seminary program, Hispanic ministry efforts

Nov 12, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference on Tuesday passed several action items, including an update of seminary formation and an effort... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the US, delivers the opening keynote at the National V Encuentro in Grapevine, Texas, Sept. 20, 2018.

US nuncio to Encuentro: Missionaries must first know the joy of Christ

Sep 21, 2018

By Mary Farrow

A missionary disciple is one who has encountered Christ personally and is then able to bring him to others, Archbishop... Read more

Participants at the Region XI Encuentro. Courtesy photo.

Thousands of Hispanics expected in Texas for Encuentro summit

Sep 20, 2018

As many as 3,000 Catholics of Hispanic background are expected in Texas this week for the National V Encuentro, a... Read more

Pope Francis venerates a relic of St. Junipero Serra presented by Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, May 2, 2015.

Pope Francis encourages US bishops in ministry to Latinos

Nov 15, 2016

In a video message sent to the US bishops' plenary meeting on Tuesday, Pope Francis urged them to continue reaching... Read more

ANSH with Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Houston.

Hispanic Catholic priests help build bridges, convention leader says

Jun 17, 2014

A national gathering of Hispanic Catholic priests in Houston aims to build community and affirm their role as “bridges” between... Read more

Report urges better response to Hispanic Catholic growth

May 9, 2014

A new report finds many signs of vitality in Hispanic Catholic ministry in the U.S., but recommends immediate action and... Read more