Commissioning ceremony

Bishop Dennis Sullivan led a Commissioning Ceremony Sept. 12 for the 17 delegates — laity, diocesan staff, priests, deacons, religious — that have accompanied him to the National V Encuentro gathering in Grapevine, Texas. The key event of a five year-long process that has brought together Hispanic Catholics in their communities, dioceses and regions to reflect on how they can best practice missionary discipleship. The V Encuentro is being held Sept. 20-23 with 3,000 delegates from all around the country.