Priests and deacons who wish to participate in Raíces y Alas Liturgies

Archdiocese of Washington and Diocese of Arlington
April 26-30, 2022

Dear priests and deacons,

Paz y bien. I hope my message finds you well. Thank you for registering for the 6th National Catholic Leadership Congress on Hispanic Ministry – Raices y Alas 2022, which is scheduled to convene on April 26-30, 2022 in the Diocese of Arlington and the Archdiocese of Washington.

All clergy, religious, and deacons wishing to participate in the Raices y Alas liturgies must present a letter of good standing (statement of suitability) from their diocese, bishop, or superior that will be shared with the Diocese of Arlington and the Archdiocese of Washington.

The letter must include:
– Your name
– Place of residence, email, and phone
– Where you exercise your ministry and address; that you have been serving for at least 12 months
– Statement that you are in good standing and there is nothing that prevents you from exercising ministry in any diocese

We kindly request that you also bring your liturgical vestments so that you may serve and concelebrate in the Masses that are scheduled during the national congress.

Please send your letter of suitability to

Thank you for your service to the Lord and His people.
We look forward to welcoming you to Raices y Alas.

Peace and blessings,

Elisabeth Roman
National Chair – Raices y Alas 202

2026 South Blue Island Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608
United States

National Catholic Council for Hispanic Ministry

Consejo Nacional Católico para el Ministerio Hispano