Hispanic Ministry

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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Diácono John Martínez encontró apoyo de feligreses en su camino al sacerdocio

El diácono Martínez siempre tuvo un “deseo subconsciente” de huir de sus pensamientos sobre el sacerdocio.
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Alcaldesa de Baltimore: tarjetas parroquiales de identificación serán válidas en la ciudad

Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh announced June 6 that she will implement the Baltimore City Parish ID system for immigrants in the community.
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Baltimore mayor: Parish IDs will be valid for city identification

Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh announced June 6 that she will implement the Baltimore City Parish ID system for immigrants in the community.
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Accompanying families, reaching out to youth recurring encuentro themes

The Catholic Church needs to walk with and accompany Hispanic and immigrant families, reach out to youth and young adults, and strengthen faith and leadership formation.
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