Hosffman Ospino is a professor of theology at Boston College, where he chairs the Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry. He has conducted several national studies on Hispanic Catholics.

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Five ways Hispanic educators are breathing new life in Catholic schools

Commentary: As we celebrate Catholic Schools Week Jan. 31-Feb. 6, a newly released report illuminates how Hispanic teachers and leaders are being instruments of renewal in Catholic schools.


Encuentros: Learning from 50 years of synodal experience — if we've been paying attention

Commentary: For decades, Hispanic Catholics have been modeling practices of synodal consultation, thinking and dialogue. The rest of the Catholic community could learn from the experience that Hispanic Catholics and others have from participating in national Encuentros.


A closer look at synodality and its promise for a more inclusive church

Commentary: Theologian Hosffman Ospino joins in conversation with his Boston College colleague Rafael Luciani about synodality, a way of "walking together" as Pope Francis has called on the Catholic Church to embrace.


Pandemic Mass-going: Parking lot church saves lives, emboldens faith

Commentary: After considering several possibilities, on Sunday, May 24, 2020, our parish resumed Sunday Masses in person, outside in the parking lot. We have been gathering this way ever since to celebrate the Eucharist.