Hispanic Church

J.D. Long-García September 24, 2018
"Young Latinos are engaged. They are open to giving of themselves,” Archbishop José Gomez said. “We need to be more conscious of ministries for young Catholics.”
A second-grade Spanish class at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School in Henderson, Ky., in March 2018. The school has 33 students registered as Hispanic for the 2018-19 academic year, up three from last year. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Brandon Sanchez September 21, 2018
Only about 8 percent of teachers in Catholic schools are Hispanic, compared with 17 percent of students. Low salaries and a weak professional pipeline make it difficult to diversify the teaching staff.
J.D. Long-García September 12, 2018
Encuentro, which means “Encounter,” is an initiative from the U.S. bishops that seeks to better serve the growing Latin American community and will continue through 2020.
Young people stand during a daylong regional encuentro Oct. 28 at Herndon Middle School in Herndon, Va.  (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
J.D. Long-García August 03, 2018
“For Hispanics, whatever the priest says goes. But that’s not right. The priest is not God. Nobody is above God.”
The 14th annual Hispanic Charismatic Congress for the Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa, was held July 14-15 at a conference center in South Sioux City, Nebraska, just across the Missouri River. Although Adrian Paz of Denison, Iowa, was pleased that attendance had increased at this year's Hispanic
Alicia Carrillo is one of the 20,000 new Hispanic Catholic ministry leaders that the National Fifth Encuentro of Hispanic Latino Ministry process aims to identify and train.