Hispanic Catholics

The priest with no missionary spirit

Between friendsMar Muñoz-Visoso Early in my former life as director of Hispanic ministry, I was entrusted with the task of taking a newly arrived immigrant priest to his assignment at a mountain town two hours from Denver. The man, about 50, had seemingly heard the call by our newly installed archbishop asking that Latin-American bishops […]

OYYA sponsors local soccer tournament

By John KnebelsSpecial to The CS&T At 9 a.m. on July 25, approximately 100 young men aged 16 to 30 representing seven different parishes attended Mass at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Bensalem, Bucks County, before participating in a soccer tournament sponsored by archdiocesan Hispanic Ministry in the Office of Youth and Young Adults […]

Torneo de fútbol en Bensalem un éxito

Por John KnebelsRedacción del CS&T A las 9 a.m. el 25 de julio, aproximadamente 100 jóvenes de edades que variaban de 16 a 30 años, representando siete parroquias, asistieron a la misa en la iglesia Nuestra Señora de Fátima en Bensalem, Condado Bucks, antes de participar en un torneo de fútbol patrocinado por el Ministerio […]

Phila. priests go to Peru for ordination of Father Nelson Pastor

By Father William AyresSpecial to the CS&T CAJAMARCA, Peru – On June 29, the Solemnity of SS. Peter and Paul, Nelson Pastor Machuca was ordained a priest by Bishop José Carmelo Martínez Lázaro, O.A.R., in the Cathedral of St. Catherine, of the Diocese of Cajamarca, Peru. His first Mass was celebrated the following day in […]

El padre Nelson Pastor regresa al Perú

Por Padre William AyresRedacción del CS&T El lunes 29 de junio, Nelson Pastor Machuca fue ordenado sacerdote por el obispo José Carmelo Martínez Lázaro, O.A.R., en la Catedral de Santa Catalina de la Diócesis de Cajamarca en Perú. él celebró su primera misa al día siguiente en Manzanilla, en la plaza enfrente de la pequeñita […]

True leisure: Letting go of attachments

Our spiritual journeySister Ruth Bolarte Be still and know that I am God -Ps. 46:10 Several years ago, Father Leo, our chaplain, introduced me to “Leisure, the Basis of Culture” by Josef Pieper. I was intrigued by the concept of “leisure” in the context of so many tasks in convent life. Recently, I had the […]

En el tiempo libre, abandonemos nuestros apegos

Nuestro caminar espiritualHna. Ruth Bolarte ¡Deténganse y reconozcan que soy Dios! – Sal. 46:10 Años atrás, el Padre Leo me habló del libro por Josef Pieper, Tiempo libre, la base de la Cultura. Estuve intrigada por este concepto en medio de tantas tareas que había que hacer en el convento. Recientemente pude leer partes del […]

The 4th of July and Hispanic immigration

By Arcides De JesusSpecial to The CS&T Independence Day commemorates the birthday of the United States of America. It is celebrated on July 4 each year in states and territories (such as Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico) of the United States. On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress declared the American colonies […]

El 4 de julio y la inmigración hispana

Por Arcides De JesusRedacción del CS&T El Día de la Independencia conmemora el nacimiento de los Estados Unidos de América, el cual se celebra en todos los estados y territorios (tales como las Islas Vírgenes, Guam y Puerto Rico) de los Estados Unidos. El 2 de julio del 1776, el Congreso Continental declaro a las […]

Student essay wins award from police department

Editor’s Note: Maite Guachichullca, a Hispanic student from St. Laurence School in Highland Park, won third place for this essay about how to stop violence in the community. The contest was sponsored by the Upper Darby police department. You hear about it in the news, on the radio and everywhere you go, and it is […]