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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

Jose, Archbishop Gomez, and Antonio Mendez at the National V Encuentro on Sept. 22, 2018.

Two pilgrims trek 30 miles to Encuentro to raise awareness of immigration issues

Sep 23, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Most of the delegates attending the National V Encuentro conference arrived by plane, or by car if they lived locally... Read more

Carmen Ciriaco and Dr. Perla Indarte of Brooklyn, and Mayra Reyes of Santa Fe cheer during a V Encuentro session.

Gomez to Encuentro: Jesus sent disciples, Guadalupe sent Juan Diego, God sends you

Sep 23, 2018

By Mary Farrow

At the final Mass of the National V Encuentro gathering, Archbishop Jose Gomez encouraged Hispanic and Latino Catholics to go... Read more

Bishop Cantu addresses Encuentro participants with a panel the morning of Sept. 22, 2018.

Bishop Cantu to Encuentro Catholics: Don't become spiritual tumbleweeds

Sep 22, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The Hispanic community in the United States produces many fruits, but must be careful to water the roots, Bishop Oscar... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput in Washington DC July 8, 2013.

Faith can overcome secularism, Archbishop Chaput tells Latinos

Aug 23, 2013

Stressing the importance of personal witness to counter secular trends among Hispanics, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia today praised... Read more

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez meets with Pope Francis in St. Martha's House.

Pope celebrates Mass with America's highest-ranking Latino bishop

Apr 10, 2013

The Pope celebrated Mass with Archbishop José H. Gomez, the highest-ranking American bishop of Hispanic origin, on the feast of... Read more