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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.
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.
See the November newsletter from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s office that serves Latino Catholics.
Una de las tareas que tenemos como católicos adultos es profundizar nuestra fe mediante la oración diaria y formarnos más plenamente en lo que cree la Iglesia. Eso significa que tenemos que buscar y aprovechar las oportunidades de aprendizaje que se nos ofrecen.
Participants in the Hispanic Heritage Mass dressed in the traditional attire of their countries of origin and processed in a colorful pageant into the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul before the Mass Oct. 12.
Sent 200 years ago by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton from Baltimore, the Daughters of Charity were the first order of religious women to serve in Philadelphia. They celebrated their milestone Oct. 4 at the Miraculous Medal Shrine in Germantown, Philadelphia. Read more here. See photos here. (Video by Sarah Webb)
St. Paul Church in East Norriton, Montgomery County, hosted hundreds of Catholics who prayed the rosary Oct. 13, the 97th anniversary of the final apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima, Portugal. The rosary devotion Monday night was the 19th annual such gathering organized by St. Paul’s pastor, Father Harry E. McCreedy. Read the [...]
The former Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Bensalem has become a social service center for the Lower Bucks County community’s residents, many of whom are Latino. The center, a collaborative project of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, was blessed Wednesday, Oct. 8 at a [...]