Commemorating the heritage and diversity of the Hispanic Catholic Community
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month with the celebration of its 14th Annual Hispanic Heritage Mass. Preceding the Mass, a formation retreat will be held for the community.
Most Reverend Edward M. Deliman, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, will be the principal celebrant and homilist.
Saturday, October 5, 2019
10:30 a.m. (Procession)
11:00 a.m. (Mass)
Saint Peter the Apostle Church
1019 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
The day will begin with a retreat at Saint Peter the Apostle Parish Hall, 1039 North Lawrence Street, at 8:00 a.m. and will conclude at 4:00 p.m. The retreat will be led by husband and wife duo Ricardo and Lucia Luzondo, hosts of EWTN’s program, Creados para Amar.
The Hispanic Heritage Mass commemorates the heritage and rich diversity of the Hispanic Catholic community in the Philadelphia region. Representatives from 37 parishes and 3 worship sites in the Hispanic Apostolate will represent their countries of origin during the opening procession of the Mass. Participants are encouraged to dress in the traditional attire of their countries of origin. The Hispanic Chorale of Philadelphia under the direction of Damaris Thillet will provide the music. 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.Contact: