Since many dioceses have been unable to hold their Diocesan In-Services, the Subcommittee on Hispanic Affairs/V Encuentro is offering a national virtual event for all dioceses to connect and then break up into diocesan delegations for discussion.
The pastoral landscape of the Church and society has experienced seismic shifts this year, amid the continuing unfolding of the crises of the pandemic, the call for racial justice, the economy, and the continuing impact of global climate change. Our people are searching for ways to respond to these great challenges with limited resources in a spirit of synodality.
The purpose of this national event is to complete the 6th Milestone of the V Encuentro process:
- visualize the future of Hispanic/Latino Ministry
- help dioceses and organizations identify, create, or fine-tune their pastoral responses at the local level
- rejoice in the fruits of the V Encuentro and our Catholic faith
- be sent forth once again as joyful missionary disciples.