Introduction to Step-by-Step L.A.T.I.N.O.
What follows is a turnkey means of engaging the Latino/Hispanic community parish leadership can use, either sequentially or with other in-depth features of L.A.T.I.N.O.. These steps serve to prepare parishes in the process of engaging with Latinos/Hispanics, while also exploring missional intentions. If you use this Step-by-Step L.A.T.I.N.O. sequentially, be sure to know your parish congregation well with the Parish Readiness Assessment to avoid missteps in a parish community that is not ready to undertake the mission.
The Seven Steps of L.A.T.I.N.O.
Below you'll find links to each step of L.A.T.I.N.O.; click on the image to go directly to that step and access the resources and information to guide you in completing that step. Remember that at any time you can reach out for diocesan staff support as you move through the steps. Each graphic below is linked to the respective step to ease your navigation.
Step One: Getting the lay of the land
Step Two: Finding Latinos in any given community
Step Three: Making a connection in terms of space
Step Four: Making a connection in terms of existing parish members
Step Five: Making a connection in terms of church activities
Step Six: Inclusion
Step Seven: Reformation