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Pensando en los hambrientos durante nuestros dias de fiesta

Posted on December 10th, 2014

Para nosotros, los dichosos cuya única sensación de intranquilidad o dolor durante las fiestas vendrá de comer demasiado, nuestra lucha contra el hambre no puede terminar con la caridad. Nos toca buscar el cambio sistémico para nuestros hermanos que pasan hambre.


During holiday feasts, remember the hungry in this land of plenty

Posted on December 10th, 2014

The rich get richer and everyone else gets poorer, and the government does little, writes Moises Sandoval. Our battle against hunger cannot end with charity. We must seek systemic change for our brothers and sisters who go hungry.


After 7 years on TV, ‘La Santa Misa’ helping Latinos pray the Mass at home

Redemptorist Father Thomas McCluskey (left) and Jorge Fernandez, producer of "La Santa Misa" who also helped to serve at the altar, wrap up a successful taping of the Mass for broadcast on the Univision network Tuesday, Dec. 9 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. (Sarah Webb) Posted on December 10th, 2014

The founder and executive producer of the televised Spanish-language Mass reflects on the gift the Mass offers to those who participate in it and to thousands of homebound and hard-working Hispanic Catholics.


Nueva norma de inmigración es insuficiente y tardía

Posted on December 10th, 2014

El presidente Obama en su más reciente medida política dio una insignificante victoria a aquellos que luchan por una reforma migratoria amplia de un grave «sistema roto». Pero no ha resuelto los problemas más evidentes y serios que enfrentan los 12 millones de inmigrantes que viven en este país.


December newsletter: Office for Hispanic Catholics

Posted on December 5th, 2014

See the December newsletter from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s office that serves Latino Catholics.


Hear the church’s newest hymn

cathedral-choir Posted on December 5th, 2014

Watch a video of members of the Choir of the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul singing “Sound the Holy Bell of Freedom” — the official hymn for the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.


Our Lady of Guadalupe to be honored in special vigil Mass

Posted on November 24th, 2014

The vigil Mass will be celebrated Dec. 11 by Archbishop Charles Chaput at the cathedral and will be preceded by a procession from several churches in Philadelphia that have large Hispanic ministries.


New head of Hispanic Catholic ministry seeks diversity and unity in church

Posted on November 24th, 2014

Kathia Arango, the new director of the archdiocesan Office for Hispanic Catholics, comes to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at an exciting time when Hispanic ministry is growing every year. She wants to help Latinos express their common Catholic faith in their language and with their distinctive cultural traditions.


In his own words: Pope Francis says, ‘I will go to Philadelphia’

pope-announce Posted on November 19th, 2014

Watch a video of Pope Francis in Rome this week announcing confirmation of his trip next year to Philadelphia, and Archbishop Charles Chaput’s reaction to the news.


November newsletter: Office for Hispanic Catholics

Posted on November 13th, 2014

See the November newsletter from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s office that serves Latino Catholics.


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