COMMUNION AND MISSION
A guide for bishops and pastoral leaders on Small Communities.
ISBN 1 54755 007 1
This bilingual book explains Small Faith Communities, their mission, their value and their impact in the today’s church.
ECCLESIA IN AMERICA – THE CHURCH IN AMERICA
ISBN 1 57455 321 6 This is a Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation On the Encounter with the Living Jesus Christ: The Way to Conversion, Communion, and Solidarity in America.
ENCUENTRO & MISSION
A Renewed Pastoral Framework for Hispanic Ministry
The document Encuentro and Mission: A Renewed Pastoral Framework for Hispanic Ministry was developed by the Committee on Hispanic affairs of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). It was approved by the full body of U.S. Catholic bishops at its November 2002 General Meeting.
John Paul VI’s call to the church to evangelize. “What does it mean to Evangelize?”, ” Who should be Evangelized?”, “Means of Evangelization”, “The Spirit of Evangelization” are some of the themes explored.
HISPANIC MINISTRY – Three Major Documents
ISBN 1 55586 197 0
Three very important documents, that help us to understand and unable us to work in today’s church. “The Hispanic Presence Challenge and Commitment” is the first pastoral letter on Hispanic Ministry. The “National Pastoral Plan for Hispanic Ministry” is a guide to coordinate and organize the activities of the church in its evangelizing mission. And “Prophetic Voices” is the document on the process of the III Encuentro Nacional Hispano de Pastoral.
LEAVEN FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD
USCCB ISBN 1 55586 394 9
A statement of the Bishops’ Committee for Hispanic affairs, this is a theological reflection on the four dimensions of the National Pastoral Plan for Hispanic Ministry. Written on the fifth anniversary of the III Encuentro to endorse, encourage and promote the work being done to implement this plan.
STRANGERS AND ALIENS NO LONGER
The Hispanic Presence in the Church of the United States
USCCB – ISBN 1 55586 594 1
The result of a study of the multicultural phenomenon experienced by the U. S. church and society during the latter part of the twentieth century. This publication is designed to aid those who minister to multicultural populations. There are profiles of cultural groups, insights on the Church’s vision of inculturation and a summary of the main issues confronting Hispanics today.
THE HISPANIC PRESENCE IN THE NEW EVANGELIZATION OF THE UNITED STATES
ISBN 1 55586 460 0
This is a very important document not only for Hispanics but for all the pastoral leaders of the United States. Written by the U.S. Bishops as an answer to pastoral leaders, this book talks about the presence of Hispanics in our community and the relationship between faith and culture.
WELCOMING THE STRANGER AMONG US – UNITY INDIVERSITY
Publication No. 5-375 of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops – ISBN 1-57455-375-7
This is a pastoral statement of the U.S. Catholic Bishops. Written for both ordained and lay ministers at the diocesan and parish levels, in this book the bishops challenge us to prepare to receive newcomers with a genuine spirit of welcome. Examples of successful programs in the country are provided.