Hispanic Ministry

Mensaje del Arzobispo Lori

Que Cristo Jesús, nuestro Redentor, nos llene a todos con su fuerza, su amor infinito y su espíritu de renovación.
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Con su ministerio en Laurel Park, sacerdote quiere oler no a ovejas, pero a ‘caballos’

"El Papa dice que tengamos olor a oveja, pero yo quiero tener olor a caballo", dijo el padre Mateus-Ariza con una sonrisa, refiriéndose al llamado del papa Francisco a los sacerdotes a evangelizar caminando entre su rebaño. "Una de las razones por las que me gusta el papa es exactamente por eso, porque se trata...
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Ministering at Laurel Park, priest wants to smell not like sheep, but a ‘horse’

Father Mateus-Ariza, pastor of Resurrection of Our Lord in Laurel, has a parish community that is small, vibrant and culturally diverse. He utilizes every opportunity to bring people to his parish, and when someone at the racetrack invited him to visit the workers, the priest immediately grabbed the opportunity.
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Archdiocese of Baltimore celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe

“She shouldn’t just be (important) for our church, but for all the churches because she appeared in the Americas,” said Father Lewandowski. “What she represents as far as evangelization and a call to follow Christ is important to all people.”
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Baltimore parish celebrates 150th anniversary of precious icon’s arrival

“This icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help came to accompany her sons and daughters – all of us migrants here, all of us new to this country,” the superior general said.
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Baltimore Archdiocese, Catholic Charities help launch Parish ID in city

“We are sending a clear message, that people have a right to be safe,” the archbishop said. “People have a right to live in a city where they see each other as neighbors and friends, rather than strangers and enemies. Baltimore's interim police commissioner, Gary Tuggle, addresses questions from the media Oct. 10 outside Sacred...
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Ties to Romero: Cockeysville parishioners reminisce, prepare for Blessed Romero’s canonization

St. Joseph is among the parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore with a strong Hispanic presence that have great anticipation of the Oct. 15 canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero, who is to become the first saint from El Salvador.
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Attendees return home from Encuentro with hopes, eagerness to share gifts

Fifth National Encuentro participants returned to their dioceses and parishes with many challenges and hopes.
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Today is ‘hour of the laity,’ Archbishop Gomez tells Encuentro delegates

Hispanic Catholic leaders are living an important moment in the history of the Catholic church in the U.S. and are called to rise and continue the work of building the church, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez said Sept. 23.
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Encuentro opens with procession, papal message, prayers for abuse victims

A video message from Pope Francis and a procession of Encuentro crosses representing all of the participating episcopal regions were the highlights during the first day of the National Fifth Encuentro gathering taking place Sept. 20-23 in Grapevine.
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La comunidad hispana de la Arquidiócesis de Baltimore celebra la próxima canonización del Beato Óscar Romero

Un colorido crucifijo pintado a mano y de casi dos metros de alto se pudo apreciar en el altar de la iglesia de San Timoteo en Walkersville el 22 de julio durante una misa dedicada al Beato Óscar Romero, un sacerdote y mártir salvadoreño que se encuentra en espera de su canonización en Roma el...
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Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Hispanic community celebrates Blessed Romero’s upcoming canonization

“Monsignor Romero is and will always be the conscience of Latin America,” said St. Timothy's pastor, Father Juan Vazquez-Rubio.
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