October 3, 2018

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Celebrate 13th Annual Hispanic Heritage Mass

A celebration of the Hispanic Catholic community’s rich diversity   

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month with the celebration of its 13th Annual Hispanic Heritage Mass. This year’s celebration will include a formation retreat.

Bishop Edward M. Deliman, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, will be the main celebrant and homilist.

Saturday, October 6, 2018
10:30 a.m. (Procession)
11:00 a.m. (Mass)
Saint Peter the Apostle Church
1019 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

The day begins with a retreat at Saint Peter the Apostle Parish Hall, 1039 North Lawrence Street, at 8:00 a.m. The retreat will be led by Reverend Bruce Lewandowski, C.Ss.R., who previously served as the Vicar for Cultural Ministries in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia before being assigned to new ministerial duties by his order.

A formation session on the new edition of the Roman Missal will follow the Mass from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will be presented by Damaris Thillet and Angel Correa.

The Hispanic Heritage Mass commemorates the heritage and diversity of the Hispanic Catholic community in the Philadelphia region. Participants are encouraged to dress in the traditional attire of their countries of origin. All are invited to attend.

The Mass is sponsored by the Office for Hispanic Catholics.


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 Editor’s Note: For more information, please contact Kathia Arango, Director of the Office for Hispanic Catholics at 215-667-2820.  


Jhoselyn Martinez
Communications Specialist
215-587-3747 (office)