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When Deacon Dominic Vu of St. Matthias Church first noticed a few Hispanic families attending Mass at the end of 2017. He thought they were acquaintances of then-temporary pastor, Father Mike Pucke, who celebrated Mass in Spanish at St. Julie Billiart Church in Hamilton. “After Father Mike [Pucke] finished his

Growing up in Guatemala, I went to a Catholic School, celebrated our Catholic faith – Catholicism was all I knew. Guatemala, at the time, was probably 99 percent Catholic. Moving to the U.S. was a big change in every way. When I moved here, directly from Guatemala to Ohio, I

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Jul 23, 2020 / 04:43 pm MT (CNA).- Susana Diaz gets a kick out of watching couples’ faces during their first marriage preparation class. Diaz, who is the manager of marriage ministries for the Archdiocese of Miami, said she likes watching people realize they will

by Eileen Connelly, OSU Holy Spirit, breathe in me. Breathe in me.” That was Dina Beach’s prayer immediately following a devastating car accident last July 13, as she sat amid the wreckage. Months later, after a slow, and often painful, recovery, accompanied by steadfast prayer, Beach, assistant director of Latino

Thousands visit for Catholic education conference; Pope Francis sends envoy Attendees at the 112th National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) convention in Cincinnati in early April honored two area educators for their contributions and ministry.  At the dinner opening the week-long convention, Mayra Alza Wilson, coordinator of Latino outreach for Catholic