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Asian/Pacific Islander News


Upcoming Events

December 19, 2014 - Simbang Gabi will be celebrated at All Saints Parish in Manassas, Virginia beginning at 7:00pm with a procession followed by Mass at 7:30pm and a reception.

OngoingShalom Festival occurs periodically across the country. Check the website for dates and locations.

2015 and Recurring Events

*REGISTRATION NOW OPEN* Save the Date - February 7-10, 2015 - Catholic Social Ministry Gathering (CSMG) is held annually in Washington D.C. This year's theme is To Go Forth: Encountering Christ in the Heart of the World. Registration is now open. Please be aware that the Young Leaders Initiative and the Diversity Outreach Initiative have November submission deadlines.

Save the Date - February 12-14, 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Congress (MAC) is held annually in Baltimore, MD. More information and registration is available on their website. 

Save the Date - May 2, 2015 - Next year, the Asian Pacific Islander for Mary Annual Pilgrimage will be held on May 2, 2015. Check out the  flyer from the 2014 event in English or with Urdu, Hindi and Bengali translations for a taste of what is to come. 

Save the Date - June 27, 2015 - Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will be held again in June 2015. More information including information for out of town attendees is available on their website. 

Multicultural Mass and Fair at All Saints Catholic Church in Manassas, VA was held June 14, 2014. This event is hosted by the Diocese of Arlington and includes Mass and a multicultural fair. Check back later for next year's date.

Save the Date - June 18-21, 2015 - Asian and Pacific Islander Young Adult Retreat/Workshop check back for the theme and more information.

Our Lady of Good Health, Vailankanni Pilgrimage hosted by the Indian American Catholic Association to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC was held on September 6, 2014. Check back later for more information on next year's pilgrimage.

Filipino Saints Fiesta Celebration at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore MD. Check their website for hightlighs from the 2014 event and later for 2015 dates

National Association of Filipino Priests General Assembly is held approximately every two years.

U.S. Catholic China Bureau hosts a national conference. Check back on their website for more information.

Hmong American National Catholic Association hosts annual retreat training.  Visit their website for dates and further information.

National Conference of Burmese-American Catholics hosts an annual gathering. Dates and location for 2015 are not listed yet, but check their website for more information. 

Photos and articles

CNS coverage of the Mass for Fr. Vincent Capodanno (Servant of God) on September 4, 2014 celebrated by Most Reverend Timothy Broglio, Archbishop for the Military Services, USA at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Diocese of San Bernardino celebrates Migration Day - Here are Photos from National Migration Mass Jan. 17, 2010 at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church, Yucaipa.

Our Lady of China Pilgrimage - The Arlington Catholic Herald article covered several pilgrimages to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in 2012 including Our Lady of China Mosaic National Pilgrimage and Our Lady of Good Health, Vailankanni

Indian Syro-Malabar Convention - Held in Atlanta in 2012, their website includes several photos from the event.

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