The Hispanic Catholic Community will gather virtually to commemorate its heritage and diversity
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month with a virtual celebration on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.
Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, Archbishop of Philadelphia; Most Reverend Edward M. Deliman, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia; and Most Reverend Bruce Lewandowski, C.SS.R, Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, will lead the the virtual gathering.
Beginning at 7:00 p.m. on October 7th the service will be streamed via the Archdiocesan Office for Hispanic Catholics’ Facebook page (facebook.com/HispanosPhilly/).
The Hispanic Chorale of Philadelphia under the direction of Damaris Thillet will provide music. Catholic singer/song writer, Silvia Mariella will perform from Asuncion, Paraguay. All are invited to participate.
The Archdiocese Hispanic Apostolate is comprised of 37 parishes and 3 worship sites. Parishioners hail from Latin America and the Caribbean representing about 23 countries of origin.
The virtual Hispanic Heritage Celebration 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: