Enthusiasm for V Encuentro continues to build

Written by Peter G. Sánchez With their five-week V Encuentro sessions complete or nearing completion, 23 Hispanic parish ministries of the Diocese of Camden are looking forward to next month, when each parish will bring the faithful together for a day of reflection, sharing and leadership development on the best ministerial...

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In the spirit of the new evangelization

Written by Peter G. Sánchez Next month, parishes throughout the six counties of the Diocese of Camden will hold celebrations for V Encuentro, a multi-year process that gathers Hispanic Catholics together, recognizes their God-given gifts, and calls on them to missionary activity and leadership in the spirit of the new...

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Each region of the diocese preparing for V Encuentro

Written by Peter G. Sánchez Parishes throughout the Diocese of Camden are hosting small Christian communities in the process of the V Encuentro of Hispanic Ministry. One of them, Blackwood’s Saint Jude Church, Our Lady of Hope Parish, provides services to the Latino community living in Camden and Gloucester counties,...

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Parish leaders gather in Vineland to prepare for V Encuentro

Written by Peter G. Sánchez On Saturday, Jan 28, 200 parish leaders from the 24 parishes with Hispanic ministry in the Diocese of Camden gathered at Vineland’s Saint John Paul II Retreat Center, in preparation for the upcoming V Encuentro, a four-year process of ecclesial reflection and action that calls...

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Ambassadors for Hispanic families

Written by Peter G. Sánchez Stepping into a classroom at Guardian Angels Regional School in Gibbstown, Claudia Trani-Melgar immediately was greeted by the second graders, who jumped out of their seats. “Good morning, Maestra Claudia!” came the enthusiastic welcome, with the students appropriately using the Spanish word for “teacher” to...

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