Hispanic Catholics

August newsletter: Office for Hispanic Catholics

Learn about community events and information of interest to Latino Catholics.

Children beat the city’s heat for a fun-filled day

Kids enrolled in one of many Out of School Time programs at Catholic and public schools in Philadelphia spent a fun day in the sun, in the pool and with friends Friday, July 22 at Neshaminy State Park.

Los veteranos ayudan a enterrar a los difuntos con dignidad

Cuando el veterano de 66 años, Jacky Eugene González, fue sepultado, un grupo de veteranos militares de EE.UU del Puesto 93 de la Legión Americana Jesús Martínez, realizaron los honores militares.

Liturgy highlights migrants and refugees during the Year of Mercy

Watch our video of a jubilant prayer service June 21 in which Archbishop Chaput led faithful from many cultural backgrounds in prayerful celebration at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, South Philadelphia.

Para reducir muertes hay que reducir armas de fuego

Cada año en los Estados Unidos, 33,000 seres humanos pierden la vida en violencia con armas, escribe Moises Sandoval. Es una calamidad que pide una respuesta universal, pero legisladores hacen poco o nada.

Abriendo caminos nuevos

El verano ya casi está aquí y con él verano viene la temporada de graduaciones. Marcada por ceremonias, memorias y discursos, en esta época del año se cierra un capítulo en la vida de los estudiantes y se marcan nuevos comienzos.

Msgr. Edward M. Deliman named auxiliary bishop

Pope Francis has named Msgr. Edward M. Deliman as a new auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia. Archbishop Charles Chaput introduced Bishop-elect Deliman at a morning news conference May 31 at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center in Philadelphia. Currently the pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensalem, the 69-year-old bishop-elect was ordained in 1973 and has long […]

Prayers and songs rise for love of Mary in her month

Watch a video of the May procession Sunday, May 1 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

St. Michael Parish brings the Word outdoors

Watch our video of St. Michael's parishioners filling Norris Square Park for the Great Mission, led by Father Arturo Chagala and members of the Neocatechumenal Way.

Papa Francisco en el amor en la familia

Sería un error malinterpretar el espíritu compasivo de Amoris Laetitia como una licencia para ignorar la verdad cristiana sobre cuestiones esenciales, escribe Arzobispo Charles Chaput.