By Catholic Review Staff
Hispanic Catholics in the Archdiocese of Baltimore came together for a “Caravan of Faith” Aug. 30.
The gathering began with a prayer service led by Archbishop William E. Lori at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, then moved to Patterson Park, in cars decorated with Latin American icons of Christ and the Blessed Mother.
At the basilica, the service included the depositing of soil from parishes in the archdiocese which provide Hispanic ministry, in the basilica garden.
According to Sister Mercedes Castillo, director of the Office of Hispanic Ministry, the following parishes participated: St. Clement I, Lansdowne; Holy Trinity, Glen Burnie; St. John, Columbia; St. John, Frederick; St. Joseph, Cockeysville; St. Mary’s, Annapolis; St. Michael the Archangel, Overlea; Sacred Heart of Jesus/Sagrado Corazón de Jesus, Baltimore, and St. Patrick, Fells Point; Resurrection of Our Lord, Laurel; Sacred Heart, Glyndon; and St. Timothy, Walkersville.
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