Bishop Alberto Rojas, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago and Chair of NCADDHM (National Catholic Association of Diocesan Directors of Hispanic Ministry) sent an invitation to Bishop Robert Baker to an orientation program for Vicars, directors and diocesan leaders that serves the Hispanic Community. Bishop Baker assigned the Vicar of Hispanic Ministry Fr. Mark Spruill, and Marthamaria Morales to participate. Thanks to the sponsorship of Loyola Press and CRS they traveled to The Savior Center in Kansas City KS.
The NCADDHM orientation program for new diocesan vicars / directors includes an introduction to:
*History of Hispanic Ministry in the U.S.
*National Catholic documents on Hispanic Ministry.
*Reality of Multiculturalism in the U.S.
*Role and responsibilities of a diocesan director.
*Best practices of Hispanic Director.
*Assistance in managements skills.
*Visioning and planning.