ˇPresente!: U.S. Latino Catholics from Colonial Origins to the Present

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Timothy Matovina, Gerald E. Poyo
Wipf and Stock Publishers, Feb 1, 2015 - Religion - 304 pages
Through dozens of original documents ˇPresente! offers readers the story of Latino/Hispanic Catholicism from 1534 to the present. From the first mission encounters in the sixteenth century, to Cesar Chavez and the UFW, to the beginnings of mujerista theology in the 1980s, this collection offers a unique and indispensable look at the community that has become the largest ethnic component in the American Catholic Church today.
 

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Contents

Part
1
Testimony on Indian Rebellion in New Mexico 1681
14
Pledge to Commemorate Local Patron Saints San Antonio 1755
20
A Franciscan View on Secularizing Missions in San Antonio 1792
27
Plea to the Bishop of Havana for Support St Augustine 1836
36
Introduction
45
Los Pastores Monterey California 1846
58
Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration at Santa Rita Texas 1851
65
Journey into Exile from Puebla 1927
160
Correspondence of an Exiled Cristero Supporter Los Angeles 1932
163
Report of Guadalupe Celebration in East Los Angeles 1934
165
Arrival of the Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre in Miami 1961
168
A Cuban Deportation Experience 1961
171
First Cuban Studies Meeting 1969
178
Excerpts from Cuban Exile Document CRECED 1993
185
Part 5
191

Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration at Conejos Colorado 1874
72
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Feast Day Ysleta Texas 1882
78
Confirmation at Las Cruces New Mexico 1902
86
Circular Letter Promoting a National Parish at San Francisco 1871
101
Mexican Immigrants in the Midwest
108
29b Letter to the Bishop of Detroit 1932
109
Report on the Religious Conditions of Puerto Ricans in New York 1951
110
Report on Ministry among Puerto Ricans in Chicago 1955
115
Plea for Retaining Puerto Rican Faith Traditions 1955
117
Recollections of Life in Puerto Rico and New York 1982
119
Reflections on the Evolution of Hispanic Ministry in New York 1982
122
34b The Cursillo 1960s
124
Narrative of an Immigrant from the Dominican Republic New York 1982
125
Report on San Juan Bosco Parish Miami 1983
128
A Honduran Tragedy in New York 1990
130
Testimony of a Salvadoran Refugee 1991
132
Reflections on South American Catholics in the United States 1997
134
Bishop Gonzálezs Message upon His Election as Archbishop of San Juan Puerto Rico 1999
138
Part 4
141
Description of a Visit with Padre Félix Varela 1852
151
Description of Cuban Catholics in Key West 18921900
152
Establishment of a Pious Association at San Antonio 1925
156
Editorial regarding Religious Persecution in Mexico 1926
159
Día de la Raza Speech Ponce Puerto Rico 1933
199
César Chávezs Speech on the Mexican American and the Church 1968
206
PADRES
212
Call for Increased Hispanic Leadership in the Archdiocese of New York 1972
221
Cuban Exiles Denounce Archbishop for Discrimination Miami 1972
222
Reflections on the 1972 Founding of the Mexican American Cultural Center
224
Presentation of Puerto Rican Youth Northeast Regional Encuentro 1974
226
A Laywoman Calls for Justice Northeast Pastoral Region 1976
227
Bishop Patricio Floress Address at the Segundo Encuentro 1977
230
Essay on Mainland Puerto Ricans Aspirations for the Island 1979
232
In Defense of Cuban Prisoners in the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary 1986
234
Hispanic Deacons Statement to Cardinal John OConnor New York 1988
238
Bishop Zavalas Address on Proposition 187 Los Angeles 1994
240
Part 6
243
Embracing an Indigenous Heritage
245
Mestizaje and the New Humanity
248
The Religion of the Mountains on Fifth Avenue
252
Journeying through Exile
254
The Struggle for Liberation
257
List of Works Cited
261
Collaborators
269
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Timothy M. Matovina is Assistant Professor of Theology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. The book review editor for the Journal of Hispainc/Latino Theology, he is author of numerous articles and five books, including Tejano Religion and Ethnicity: San Antonio, 1821-1860 and The Alamo Remembered: Tejano Accounts and Perspectives. Gerald E. Poyo is Professor of Latin American and U.S. Latino History at St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas. He is author of Tejano Journey.

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