Hispanic Summit Styled as Bright Light in Dark Time for the Church

This week’s Texas gathering will bring together some 3,000 Catholics to conclude a four-year nationwide process of Hispanic/Latino missionary activity, consultation, leadership and pastoral discernment that took place in parishes, dioceses and episcopal regions in the United States.

Witnessing a New Era for the Church in America

If two of the youngest Hispanic delegates representing the ‘Diocese of Immigrants’ at V Encuentro are a reflection of the pulse of the Church’s future, here’s what one might discover: whether they were born here or not, their identity as missionaries within the universal Catholic Church is as obvious as whether or not they want to attend either English Mass or Spanish Mass on any given Sunday.

Encuentro: A New Era for US Church

Three thousand Hispanic Ministry delegates representing more than 165 dioceses are meeting in Grapevine, Texas, at the V National Encuentro of Hispanic Latino Ministry (Fifth Encuentro), Sept. 20-23.

Bilingualism Is Our Catholic Treasure

If you attend any major Catholic gathering throughout the United States, chances are that talks are offered in the two predominant languages in which most Catholics worship in the country, namely English and Spanish.

Invest in Tomorrow’s Catholic Leaders Today

CATHOLICS IN THE United States have excelled in developing amazing structures and resources for pastoral leadership formation at all levels in seminaries, houses of formation, colleges and universities, pastoral institutes, online programs and catechetical formation initiatives, among others.

Bishop Cisneros Cited for Contribution to Fifth Encuentro

The Spanish-speaking community honored Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros for his evangelizaion work, especially with the Fifth Encuentro, which conducted its diocesan plenary meeting at the Evangelization Assembly.