Hispanic Ministry

Assists the archbishop in his ministry of service to Spanish-speaking parishes, communities, pastors and other pastoral leaders in the Archdiocese of Seattle.  

Próximos Eventos/Upcoming Events

Date: April 16
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Online

Como cada mes desde el inicio de la Pandemia de Covid-19, ofreceremos este espacio especial con el Obispo Elizondo para dialogar sobre temas de actualidad.

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Date: April 24
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Online

This event is for leaders of movements ONLY. Leaders of movements currently present in our archdiocese are invited to participate in this monthly meeting. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic until otherwise announced, all meetings will be held virtually. No action required from Parish staff, this is for your information only.

Date: February 18
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Pastoral Leadership Network for Hispanic Ministry (PLNHM), is for priests, religious, and lay staff who serve the Hispanic community at their parishes (pastoral assistants, coordinators, etc.). We also extend this invitation to the leadership of various ecclesial movements and Catholic organizations for their great pastoral work with the Hispanic community. At each meeting, parish…

Ecclesial Integration vs. Assimilation

“Integration is not to be confused with assimilation. Through the policy of assimilation, new immigrants are forced to give up their language, culture, values and traditions... By {ecclesia} integration we mean that all {Hispanics/Latinos} are to be welcomed to our church institutions at all levels. They are to be served in their language when possible, and their cultural values and religious traditions are to be respected. Beyond that, we must work toward mutual enrichment through interaction among all our cultures.”

~ National Pastoral Plan for Hispanic Ministry, #4


Edwin Ferrera

Director for Hispanic Ministry


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