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11 Rules for Latinos to Keep You & Your Kids Rooted in the Catholic Faith

May 08, 2015 By Veronica Mena

While most Latinos are raised Catholic as children, fewer and fewer of them are staying Catholic as adults, or raising their kids Catholic - even though the Catholic faith remains the dominant religion among Latinos. This is why a strong sacramental practice and a deep prayer life are necessary tools to keep yourself close to Ch[...]

Is First Communion a Tradition or a Conviction Among Latinos?

Mar 12, 2015 By Veronica Mena

Parents shop for their boys fine attire and the perfect dress for girls - sometimes so fancy that it looks like an early wedding ceremony! There is nothing wrong with that unless we lose sight of the real meaning and think that it is all about la fiestecita. So, there is a question: is First Communion just a tradition, or a reli[...]

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