Hispanic outreach

April 12, 2019
More than 30 young women considering religious life gathered in San Antonio last month for a one-of-a-kind retreat. Titled Deep Encounter: Listening with an Open Heart (or Profundo Encuentro), the retreat illuminated the art of discernment: how to determine God’s plan for your life. Unlike...
February 18, 2019
Sister Brenda Teresita Hernandez Valdes was only 30 when she ventured far from her native Mexico to begin a ministry in North Dakota. Joined by two other young Daughters of Immaculate Mary of Guadalupe, their goal was to serve the Hispanics in the Bismarck diocese who had relocated there to work in...
January 31, 2019
Art is an entryway into prayer, and the young women who attend Profundo Encuentro this March will be ushered along that path by a wise and gentle guide, Sister Chela Gonzalez, OP. “Deep Encounter: Listening with an Open Heart” is designed to help young women attune their hearts to God’s will...
December 06, 2018
EDITOR'S NOTE  Sister Marichui Bringas, CCVI, who directs the Hispanic outreach of the National Catholic Sisters Project, Vocaciones Hispanas, recently visited a refugee center on the Texas border. We asked her to share her experience there with the broader NCSP community. One...
December 06, 2018
El Miércoles 21 de Noviembre 2018 a las 4:30 a.m. inicie mi camino (San Antonio, Texas) para recoger a otra hermana y salir juntas hacia El Paso, Texas. Compartimos en el trayecto nuestra ignorancia sobre la realidad a la que nos dirigíamos, nos unía el ánimo de dar una mano y ser solidarias con...
March 08, 2018
 National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW), the fifth annual celebration of women religious, kicks off today, heralding a record number of events across the country to celebrate the remarkable contributions of Catholic sisters, in tandem with National Women’s History Month. The week is intended...
February 22, 2018
There’s something about painting and praying that naturally goes together. That’s the idea behind a March 10 NCSW event called “Pintar y Orar.” The Dallas gathering aims to tap into the popularity of canvas-painting parties, which have inspired many a Girls Night Out, while connecting young...