Ministerial background includes over 25 years, in catechesis and youth ministry. I have offered workshops and seminars in English and Spanish in the (arch)dioceses of Stockton, Fresno, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, Monterey and Metuchen.
Executive board member to NALM, 2009 recipient of "Companions On The Journey" , NFCYM Award for work in Youth Ministry
Jackelin is the Coordinator for Respect Life Ministries for the Diocese of Sacramento.
Lorena es del equipo fundador de la Radio Catolica y directora de la misma. Es comunicadora de profesión y Maestra en Teología por la Universidad de Santa Clara. Para el desarrollo de la radio le ha tocado trabajar de cerca con la comunidad hispana, ser sensible a sus necesidades pastorales y buscar los recursos sociales y espirituales para brindar el apoyo que nuestra iglesia ofrece.
Andreya is the youth minister, marriage prep class and wedding coordinator at St. Mary Parish in Vacaville. As well as a certified Fertility Care Practitioner instructing NFP in the Creighton Model System.
Arturo J. Arroyo Jr.
Nacido y vecino de la ciudad de Sacramento, CA. Médico Cirujano egresado de la Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara y post-graduado de la UNAM. Obtuvo la Maestría en Ministerio Pastoral en La Universidad Jesuita de Santa Clara, CA. Facilitador de la Iniciación Cristiana para Adultos (RICA) y de la Preparación-Prematrimonial de las parroquias de San Roberto de Newminster y Santa Rosa de Lima en Sacramento, CA, por los últimos 10 y 5 años. Facilitador actual en los comités de Iniciacion Cristina y de Litúrgia Hispanos de la Diócesis de Sacramento.
Alejandro is a Regional Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry in the Diocese of Sacramento. His vocation is that of a husband and father of three young adults active in Youth and Young Adult Ministry.
Ana is a national catholic speaker, catechetical leader and a certified Special Ed teacher. Ana has been in ministry for over 25 years as catechist, youth and music minister, PCL, retreat director, and digital evangelizer. Ana presents workshops for those who serve and/or are parents of persons with disAbilities on how to catechize and evangelize with hands-on activities and creative ways.
Josué es un joven adulto que, como adolescente, fue parte de la mesa directiva juvenil diocesana. Ahora como ministro de jóvenes, se esfuerza en alcanzar a los muchachos a través del desarrollo y ejecución de grupos virtuales de jóvenes, retiros digitales y oraciones interactivas en los medios sociales. Como pasante de la USCCB Hispanic/Latino Affair y diseña posts para los medios sociales.
Padre Jose Beltran
El Padre Beltrán es el Administrador Parroquial de St. Rose, Sacramento. Fue ordenado sacerdote en 2011. Trabajando con las comunidades de habla hispana e inglesa, le gusta compartir la alegría de la liturgia con la gente de la diócesis de Sacramento.
As Pflaum Publishing's West Regional Manager, Ms Cotting-Mogan has 40 yrs in catechetical, campus, family, and youth/youth adult ministries at the parish, school, and diocesan levels. She earned a BA from Marquette U, a MS from Cardinal Stritch College, both of Milwaukee WI, and an Advanced Studies Certificate in Youth Ministry Training from St Mary's U, Baltimore, MD.
Deacon Ken Crawford is a computer engineer with a passion for technology and for photography. With the onset of the pandemic in 2020, he's taken the lead on live-streaming events at St. Clare parish. In his sessions this year he hopes to share what he's learned.
Aaron Del Monte
Aaron serves as an educational consultant for William H. Sadlier, Inc. He has spent his entire adult life dedicated to teaching and ministering to young people. He and his wife, Sherry, spent 10 years as the Coordinators of Youth Ministry at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Elk Grove, California.
Maricruz serves at the Director of Youth Ministry for the Diocese of San Diego.
In the past six years, Sherry has used her God given gifts at her parish American Martyrs in the Los Angeles Archdiocese where she serves as a lector and their Catholic social media strategist. She serves as a contributor for the Catholic publications Catholicmom.com, Hawaii Catholic Herald and her Church Social Tips social media blog.
Raymundo is a member of both the Parish Council and the Hispanic Committee at St. Robert Parish in Sacramento. He attends the Catholic Charismatic Renewal Hispanic prayer group. And serves as a catechist assisting Sister Rocio with the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) formation.
Rose Hernandez serves as the Director of Formation and Evangelization for the Diocese of Fresno. She has thirty years of experience as a Catholic School teacher, catechist, Pastoral Associate, retreat facilitator, presenter, and diocesan staff member. Her work with TeamRCIA enables her to be well versed in Liturgy, Music, RCIA and Evangelization.
Anna Johnson lives and works in Seattle, Washington as Western Region Director for Maryknoll's US Church Engagement Division and Team Leader for the Young Adult Empowerment team. She works with young adults, teachers, catechists, and other ministers to enliven and mobilize the US Church towards mission and greater global solidarity.
I have been involved in Youth Ministry for 18 years as a volunteer, PT & FT employee in the Diocese of San Jose. I currently am an itinerant speaker and have led and/or presented at multiple retreats as well as presented at conferences.
Michelle has worked with children and adults in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, in both the parish and school settings for the past 8 years. Currently, working to provide families with a method of family faith formation to promote prayer, catechesis, and sacrament preparation in the domestic church.
Luna works with young adults, teachers and catechists, and serves the entire San Francisco/ Bay Area, CA as the Mission Educator with Maryknoll Missioners. Her goal is to create a culture of mission in the US Church. Luna is an experienced faith formation coordinator and is available to accompany groups and individuals as they strive to live out their call as missionary disciples.
Dr. McCarty has been in professional ministry since 1973, serving in parish, school, diocesan, and national settings. He offers consultations, retreats, workshops and training programs in ministry skills and issues internationally. Bob serves as the project coordinator for the Saint Mary’s Press research project, Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics.
Deacon Greg serves at St. Joseph Parish in Elk Grove and works at the Pastoral Center as Associate Director of Deacon Formation and staff for the Office of Worship. He has worked in parishes, high school and university campus ministry, and teaching theology.
Brenda is part of the International Youth Consultative Body for the Dicastery of Laity and Family Life in Rome and the National Advisory Board for Young Adult Ministry. She serves as Mission Educator-Promoter with Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, where Brenda forms and accompanies young people developing their leadership skills to become missionary disciples practicing their Christian values in their daily life.
Rick is a Theology teacher at St. Francis High School for the past 44 years. And served Chairman of Theology at SF for 37 years.
Conductora de radio católica con programa Juvenil desde 2012, Alma Joven Alma Joven.
Trabajé en un programa escolar en Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de 2012 a 2019 como Directora de formación en la Fe y como Directora del programa escolar.
Maria y Renzo Perochena
Maria y Renzo somos coordinadores del programa de Preparación Matrimonial en el Santuario de N.S. de Guadalupe.y desde hace nueve años. Participamos como ponentes en el Curso de Especialización en Preparación Matrimonial en la Dioceses de Sacramento. Creamos el Programa Online Together Forever que ofrece la Preparación Matrimonial en español a las diferentes Dioceses de US.
Eliana was born and raised in Peru,where she got her Medical Degree and worked as a general physician.She has worked as a catechist for the Diocese of Sacramento and the Migrant Center in Davis,California, as well as the Diocesan Spanish Catholic Radio in Sacramento.She graduated with a Masters Degree in Theology-Pastoral Ministries from Santa Clara University.
Coordinador y Maestro Instituto Ministerio Pastoral Diocesis de Monterey Maestro Instituto de Pastoral y Evangelizacion L.A. Presentador talleres de Formacion, en Arquidiocesis de Los Angeles y Diocesis de San Bernardino
9 años trabajando para Radio Santísimo Sac, ayudando a las familias con problemas de adición a las drogas, 6 años trabajando para el departamento del Sheriff de Sacramento y la correccional de Elk Grove, clases de Violencia Doméstica y Abuso de Drogas.
Fr. Loreto (Bong) Rojas
Fr. Rojas is a priest of the diocese of Sacramento presently assigned as faculty at St. Patrick's Seminary & University. He is currently the Director of Field Education as well as the Director of Pastoral Year. He has been a pastor in several parishes of the diocese prior to his current assignment.
Lindsay is a daughter of God who seeks to encourage, inspire, and lift others up to be all they were created to be through writing, editing, and speaking. She is the author of "Don’t Forget to Say Thank You: And Other Parenting Lessons That Brought Me Closer to God" and the host of the podcast Quote Me with Lindsay Schlegel. Lindsay lives in New Jersey with her family.
I have worked as a DRE and Pastoral Associate in the Diocese of San Jose,and worked for RCL Benziger. I have a Masters in Catechetics from Santa Clara University and have given workshops at many diocesan conferences. I am now semi-retired and am the Digital Communications Manager for the Trappist monasteries in the United States, and also work part time for the Development Office at New Clairvaux.
I currently serve as the New Americans AmeriCorps VISTA member with the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services. Over the next year, I will be assisting with capacity-building projects during her year of service within Refugee Resettlement and Immigration Legal Services at the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.
Diácono Leonel Yoque
Leonel Yoque es Diácono Permanente de la Arquidiócesis de Los Ángeles,
al mismo tiempo, lidera el el equipo de educación y animación misionera
Hispana/Latina con los Padres y Hermanos Maryknoll enfocado en la
formación de líderes eclesiales en diferentes diócesis de los Estados
Unidos. Leonel obtuvo una maestría en Teología Pastoral en LMU, Los