Catholic Charities and Social Concerns: Hispanic/Latino Ministry

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We rejoice in knowing that the Hispanic/Latino people are a gift and a blessing to the Church and to the society in the United States. We know that millions of Hispanics/Latinos contribute to the life and the mission of the church in thousands of parishes and small ecclesial communities throughout the nation. 
- Bishop Gerald Barnes,
(Message from the Chairman of US Bishops 
Subcommittee for Hispanic/Latino Affairs


The purpose of Hispanic/Latino Ministry Outreach seeks to answer the mandate of Christ to follow his footsteps in helping one another.  It seeks to demonstrate the unconditional love of God by enabling individuals to meet their human and spiritual needs.  The Diocese of Steubenville seeks to meet Christ’s challenge in a particular way with the Hispanic/Latino Immigrant/Migrant workers.

Please contact Sr. Martha Patricia Escobar, RGS, with any questions, concerns or for more information.  She can be reached by email ( or phone (330-205-0175).

Bienvenidos a nuestra pagina, la Diócesis de Steubenville les da la bienvenida a la comunidad Latina. Si usted tiene alguna pregunta puede comunicarce con la Hermana Martha Patricia Escobar, RGS, por medio de correo electronico ( o al telefóno (330-205-0175).

Special Events (Los Eventos Especiales)

Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration. 

December 12, 2016 at St. Mary Basilica, Marietta.

Celebració de Virgen de Guadalupe. 

Diciembre 12, 2016 en la Basílica de Santa María, Marietta.

Epiphany Celebration for Migrant Children. 

January 12, 2014 at Sacred Heart Church, Pomeroy. 

Celebración de Los Tres Reyes Magos para los niños Migrantes. 

Enero 12, 2014 de la Iglesia Sagrado Corazón, Pomeroy.


Services (Servicios)

Social Services:
  • Translation and Transportation for Medical and Social Service Appointments
  • Education (ESL - English as a Second Language)
  • Health and Wellness Outreach
  • Advocacy for Human Rights and Workers Rights
  • Domestic Violence Workshops
Servicios Sociales:
  • Tradución y Trasnsportación para citas medicas y servicio Social
  • Educación (ESL-Ingles como segundao Idioma)
  • Talleres de salud y bienestar
  • Advocacía para lod derechos de los trabajadores, Migrantes/Immigrantes
  • Talleres de Violecia Domestica
Pastoral Services:
  • Sacramental Preparation
  • Spanish Masses
  • Prison Ministry
  • Cultural/Religious  Celebrations
  • Prayer Groups
  • Bible Studies
  • Catechesis                                      
Servicios Pastorales:
  • Preparació Sacramental
  • Misas en Español
  • Ministerio de Prisión
  • Celebraciónes Religiosas/Culturales
  • Grupos de Oración
  • Estudio de Biblia
  • Catecismo

Schedule of Activities (Calendario de Actividades)

Prison Ministry
First Sunday of each month

Spanish Mass
Sacred Heart Church, Pomeroy, second Sunday of each month at 6:30 PM.

Spanish Mass
St. Paul Church, Flushing, third Sunday of each month at 2:30 PM

Spanish Mass
St. Mary Basilica, Marietta, last Saturday of each month at 7:00 PM

Prayer Group
St. Mary Basilica, Marietta every Wednesday at 1:00 PM

Prayer Group
Held in various homes in Pomeroy every Friday at 6:00 PM