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Asian/Pacific Islander News


Upcoming Events

June 18-21, 2015 - Asian and Pacific Islander Young Adult Retreat/Workshop will be held in Tucson, AZ this June. The theme is Amid the Crisis - Communal Commitment.

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 this year and include Mass celebrated by Archbishop Jose F. Advincula from the Archdiocese of Capiz, Philippines. More information including information for out of town attendees is available on the Indian American Catholic Association website.

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

Recurring Events

January 23-26, 2016 - Catholic Social Ministry Gathering (CSMG) is held annually in Washington D.C. Check back later for more information about registration and keep up to date via twitter - @togoforth/#togoforth

February 4-6, 2016 - Mid-Atlantic Congress (MAC) is held annually in Baltimore, MD. Check back for information on speakers and special program tracks

May 7, 2016 - The Asian and Pacific Island Catholics for Mary 14th Annual Pilgrimage will be held in DC at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. This annual event brings together many Asian and Pacific Islander Catholic communities to celebrate their heritage and Marian devotions Check out the flyer from 2015 for a taste of what is to come.

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.

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