What's New

The diocesan Hispanic Ministry Office will sponsor its Encuentros de Promoción...
Registration is still open for Búsqueda #52, which will be held from Friday,...

Calendar of Events

Aug. 30 - Sep. 1
Women's EPJ #32 Team Retreat (Spanish)
St. John Catholic Center
Sep. 6 - Sep. 8
Búsqueda #53 Team Retreat (Spanish)
St. John Catholic Center
Nov. 1 - Nov. 3
Búsqueda #53 (Spanish)
St. John Catholic Center
Nov. 14 - Nov. 17
Women's EPJ Encounter #32 (Spanish)
St. John Catholic Center
Dec. 20 - Dec. 22
EPJ Re-Encounter (Spanish)
St. John Catholic Center

Hispanic Youth Ministry

The Hispanic Ministry Office coordinates and helps to promote faith formation programs for Hispanic youth ages 14 to 27, as part of its mission to implement the Diocesan Pastoral Plan for Hispanic Ministry. This is primarily done through Hispanic movements, such as Búsqueda (Search) and Encuentros de Promoción Juvenil (Encounters of Youth Promotion), but also includes other activities, such as parish retreats, workshops and training courses. For more information, contact Sr. María Lourdes Moreno Granados, MCP, or Sr. Felipa Bautista Cruz, MCP, associate directors of Hispanic youth ministry, at (501) 664-0340. | Events and Programs | Calendar of Events | Contact Us | En Español



Events and Programs

Búsqueda

The goal of Búsqueda (Search) is to inspire youth (ages 14-17) to bring the Good News of Christ to others. It is a Catholic movement, among many others in the Church, to help youth grow in their spiritual life, promote human and Christian values and strengthen their relationship with God and others.

Easter Retreat for Youth

This daylong event for high school students (ages 14-17) asks participants to reflect on the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ in preparation for the celebration of Easter.

Encuentros de Promoción Juvenil

Encuentros de Promoción Juvenil (Encounters of Youth Promotion) is a Catholic movement of young adults (ages 18-27) who evangelize their peers to accept the Gospel, live their vocation and take on leadership roles in Christian groups in their communities. It is modeled after Cursillo.

Lenten Retreat for Young Adults

This daylong event for young adults (ages 18-27) offers time for reflection, prayer and small group discussion to prepare for the celebration of Easter, which strengthens our identities of Jesus’ disciples in our communities.

Lenten Retreat for Youth

This daylong event for high school students (ages 14-17) offers a time for reflection, prayer and small group discussion to prepare for the celebration of Easter, which strengthens our identities of Jesus’ disciples in our communities.

Formation Course in Hispanic Youth Ministry

This eight-week training program, which is certificated by the Institute for Faith and Life, qualifies participants to lead youth groups. It is open to youth and young adults ages 16 and older.



What's New

The diocesan Hispanic Ministry Office will sponsor its Encuentros de Promoción...
Registration is still open for Búsqueda #52, which will be held from Friday,...

Calendar of Events

Aug. 30 - Sep. 1
Women's EPJ #32 Team Retreat (Spanish)
St. John Catholic Center
Sep. 6 - Sep. 8
Búsqueda #53 Team Retreat (Spanish)
St. John Catholic Center
Nov. 1 - Nov. 3
Búsqueda #53 (Spanish)
St. John Catholic Center
Nov. 14 - Nov. 17
Women's EPJ Encounter #32 (Spanish)
St. John Catholic Center
Dec. 20 - Dec. 22
EPJ Re-Encounter (Spanish)
St. John Catholic Center