Learn to speak Spanish!
In crafting my list of “resolutions” for 2015, the words are there again. Living in California and endeavoring to serve my Church reminds me at least once per week that to communicate effectively with about half of the people I desire to serve, I should be speaking Spanish.
The USCCB realizes this as well. For the last few years, they have increasingly offered resources in Spanish. Today, they made a big announcement that the Daily Mass Readings will now be offered in both English and Spanish.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has made the daily readings for Mass in Spanish available online.
“Being able to provide the daily readings in Spanish online has been a long journey. We are happy to see this work turned into a reality,” said Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City, chairman of the USCCB Committee on Communications. “This is part of our continued efforts to answer the pastoral needs of Hispanics and Spanish speaking Catholics and to provide them resources and information in ways that encourage them to grow in their faith.” Continue
La Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de los Estados Unidos (USCCB) ha puesto a disponibilidad del público las lecturas diarias de la Misa en español en su sitio en línea.
“Poder proveer las lecturas diarias en español en la internet ha sido una larga jornada. Estamos felices de ver este trabajo realizado”, dijo el Obispo John C. Wester de Salt Lake City, presidente del Comité sobre Comunicaciones de USCCB. “Esto es parte de nuestros esfuerzos continuos de responder a las necesidades pastorales de los hispanos y de los católicos de habla hispana y proveerles recursos e información de maneras que les exhorten a acrecentar su fe”. Continue
Looks like I need to get busy with my Spanish lessons!