Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Hispanic Catholic churches prepare to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe

By Angie Baldelomar Dec. 12 is a big holiday for many Hispanic Catholics.That day marks the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a popular Catholic feast that celebrates the appearance of the Virgin Mary, also the patron saint of Mexico, to peasant Juan Diego Dec. 9-12, 1531. Every year, Catholics in Mexico and the United […]

Jimenez thanks the Virgin of Guadalupe for miracle of life

The Latino community’s devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe is well-known.This devotion is linked to the faith that fervent Catholics have in the beloved patroness of Mexico, the Americas and the Philippines because of the miracles she has granted them. One person who believes in her is Guadalupe Jimenez, who shared her story with Dos […]

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Feast of Our Lady of GuadalupeBy Tere SiqueiraDec. 12 is a special day for many people in the Latin community.That day marks the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, when people remember and celebrate the appearance of the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531 to St. Juan Diego. Here are a few facts you might not […]

Holidays at a glance: Easter

By Tere Siqueira Easter has Christian roots, but it also has become popularly celebrated as a secular holiday.Here are a few facts you might not know about this annual holiday, being observed this year on Sunday (April 17) by many people and on April 24 by Orthodox Christians: *Origin: Christians celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on […]

Soto professes experiencing Our Lady of Guadalupe miracle

By Chara Wyandotte County, Kansas, resident Patricia Soto claims to have experienced a miracle from Our Lady of Guadalupe.Soto, who has worshiped Our Lady of Guadalupe since childhood, said the miracle took place after her marriage at age 35.“I had a miscarriage, and after that, I had a lot of difficulties trying to get pregnant,” […]

Our Lady of Guadalupe: History and celebrations

By Chara Many Catholics are honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe this week.On Dec. 12 every year, millions of people attend church to honor her and bring her flowers. In addition, in Mexico, many Mexican celebrities sing mananitas (mañanitas in Spanish).The tributes stem from the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe appearing in 1531 to Juan […]

El reverendo Michael Hermes se convierte en vicario del ministerio hispano

El reverendo Michael Hermes está ocupando un nuevo puesto dentro de la Arquidiócesis de Kansas City en Kansas.Como informó The Leaven en julio, el arzobispo Joseph F. Naumann ha creado el puesto de vicario del ministerio hispano para ayudar a fortalecer y solidificar el ministerio de la arquidiócesis para los hispanos y ha recurrido a […]

Jaramillo celebrates 40 years of priesthood

By Angie Baldelomar The Rev. Peter Jaramillo recently celebrated 40 years of being ordained.On May 23, Jaramillo — pastor of All Saints Parish and St. Mary-St. Anthony Parish in Kansas City, Kansas — celebrated the milestone with a Mass at St. Mary-St. Anthony with several priests from the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.“Afterwards, we […]

Pope toughens church laws on sexual abuse

By Roberta Pardo Pope Francis issued the most extensive revision to Catholic Church law in four decades on Tuesday (June 1), insisting that bishops take action against clerics who abuse minors and vulnerable adults, commit fraud or attempt to ordain women.In the works since 2009, the revision involves all of Section 6 of the church’s […]

Catequesis de la fe con el Padre andres

Queridos Lectores:la Iglesia entra ahora a la celebración de la liturgia de Cuaresma. El Evangelio presenta a Jesús preparándose para la vida pública. Va al desierto donde pasa cuarenta días haciendo oración y penitencia. Allá es tentado por Satanás.Nosotros nos hemos de preparar para la Pascua. Satanás es nuestro gran enemigo. Hay personas que no […]