MACC observes Hispanic Heritage Month with a display in the Guadalupe Student Center.
Thanks to an $85,000 grant by the Catholic Extension Church Society, student’s at San Antonio’s Mexican American Catholic College will have more opportunities to minister to the needy across cultural borders.
The Archdiocese of San Antonio will officially receive this grant for the 38-year-old Catholic college formerly known as the Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC).
With these funds, MACC can launch their new bilingual Bachelor and Master or Arts degree programs in Pastoral Ministry. This is a significant step for the college located at 3115 West Ashby Place Street, which previously only offered certificates in language arts and Hispanic ministry. Continue reading…
By Deborah Knapp-Bonilla- KENS-5 San Antonio.
Here’s something that may surprise you. In the United States, the majority of Catholics under the age of 25 are Hispanic. Of those, at least half are Spanish speaking. San Antonio is now playing an important role in ministering to that population.The Mexican American Catholic College is offering, for the first time, bilingual courses that will lead to bachelors and masters degrees in Pastoral Ministry. Continue reading
Honoring the Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We are happy to share the news that MACC’S President and CEO, Dr. Arturo Chávez, Ph.D is one of Catholic Charities’ “Keep the Dream Alive” Awards Winner. http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/keepthedreamalive
The awards will be presented at a special Mass on Monday, January 18, 2010, at the historic St. Aloysius Church in Washington, DC. Bishop Martin Holley, DD, Archdiocese of Washington, will preside at the Mass.
Dr. Arturo Chávez, Ph.D. is the president and CEO of the Mexican American Catholic College . He has worked for over twenty years in a variety of ministries.