Kathia Arango has been named as Director of the Office for Hispanic Catholics for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
In this new position, Arango will lead all Hispanic Ministry endeavors in the Archdiocese, and serve as a resource for the different Hispanic cultures present in the area.
Arango will also set a vision for pastoral care of the Hispanic Catholic Community; work collaboratively with other Archdiocesan Offices and entities as well as support the initiatives and projects of the Vicar for Cultural Ministries.
Arango will continue serving as Diocesan Coordinator of the Hispanic Catholic Charismatic Renewal, as well as a member of the Hispanic Commission for the Diocese of Camden.
Arango has worked for the Diocese of Camden, in the Office of Lifelong Faith Formation / Lay Ministry Formation since 2010. Arango has also served as the National Youth Coordinator and Member of the National Service Committee for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Paraguay (1995 – 2008).
Currently, she is a member of the Hispanic National Service Committee for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in the United States of America and Canada.
She also serves in the Latin-American Catholic Charismatic Committee as the Young Adult Regional Representative for North America and the Caribbean. Arango is pursuing her graduate studies in Theology at Georgian Court University.