Print | Share | Calendar | Diocesan Locator
|   No Spanish version at this time
FOLLOW US  Click to go to Facebook.  Click to go to Twitter.  Click to go to YouTube.   TEXT SIZE Click to make text small. Click for medium-sized text. Click to make text large.  

Asian/Pacific Islander News


Upcoming Events

February 7-10, 2015 - Catholic Social Ministry Gathering (CSMG) is held annually in Washington D.C. This year's theme is To Go Forth: Encountering Christ in the Heart of the World. Registration is now open.

February 12-14, 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Congress (MAC) is held annually in Baltimore, MD. Registration is currently open. This year they will offer a track specifically designed for Asian and Pacific Islander Leaders which will include great talks and a panel discussion.

May 2, 2015 - The Asian Pacific Islander for Mary Annual Pilgrimage will be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC. Check out the  flyer from the 2014 event in English or with Urdu, Hindi and Bengali translations for a taste of what is to come. 

June 18-21, 2015 - Asian and Pacific Islander Young Adult Retreat/Workshop check back for the theme and more information.

June 27, 2015 - Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will be held again in June 2015. More information including information for out of town attendees is available on their website.

OngoingShalom Festival occurs periodically across the country. Check the website for dates and locations.

Recurring Events

Multicultural Mass and Fair at All Saints Catholic Church in Manassas, VA was held June 14, 2014. This event is hosted by the Diocese of Arlington and includes Mass and a multicultural fair. Check back later for next year's date.

Our Lady of Good Health, Vailankanni Pilgrimage hosted by the Indian American Catholic Association to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC was held on September 6, 2014. Check back later for more information on next year's pilgrimage.

Filipino Saints Fiesta Celebration at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore MD. Check their website for hightlighs from the 2014 event and later for 2015 dates

Simba Gabi - This Filipino tradition is celebrated across the country in December.

National Association of Filipino Priests General Assembly is held approximately every two years.

U.S. Catholic China Bureau hosts a national conference. Check back on their website for more information.

Hmong American National Catholic Association hosts annual retreat training.  Visit their website for dates and further information.

National Conference of Burmese-American Catholics hosts an annual gathering. Dates and location for 2015 are not listed yet, but check their website for more information. 

Photos and articles

CNS coverage of the Mass for Fr. Vincent Capodanno (Servant of God) on September 4, 2014 celebrated by Most Reverend Timothy Broglio, Archbishop for the Military Services, USA at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Diocese of San Bernardino celebrates Migration Day - Here are Photos from National Migration Mass Jan. 17, 2010 at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church, Yucaipa.

Our Lady of China Pilgrimage - The Arlington Catholic Herald article covered several pilgrimages to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in 2012 including Our Lady of China Mosaic National Pilgrimage and Our Lady of Good Health, Vailankanni

Indian Syro-Malabar Convention - Held in Atlanta in 2012, their website includes several photos from the event.

By accepting this message, you will be leaving the website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. This link is provided solely for the user's convenience. By providing this link, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops assumes no responsibility for, nor does it necessarily endorse, the website, its content, or sponsoring organizations.

cancel  continue