Vatican official visits Hispanic diocesan leaders, laity
Archbishop Octavio Ruiz Arenas, secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, visited various Hispanic ministry parishes this past weekend and spoke with priests, laity and parishioners. He began with Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Warsaw. On Friday, Sept. 16, Archbishop Ruiz Arenas spoke with the priests and laity who work with Hispanic parish communities throughout the diocese. Pictured are Father Wilson Corzo; Father Evaristo Oliveras; Father Zachary; Father John Korcsmar, CSC; Father Constantino Rocha; Father Eloy Jimenez; Father Fernando Jimenez; Father Andrew Curry; Fred Everett; Father Paul Ibarra, CSC; Father Kevin Bauman; Isabella Duran; Archbishop Octavio Ruiz Arenas; Mario and Blanca, parishioners of Our Lady of Guadalupe; Enid Roman, diocesan director of Hispanic ministry; Lorena and Adalys, from St. Joseph Parish, Fort Wayne; Lourdes Silva; and Esther Terry, from the University of Notre Dame. All gave a warm welcome to the Vatican official, and shared historical background as well as present projects happening within the Hispanic diocesan parishes.