Faculty Directory

Hosffman Ospino

Associate Professor of Hispanic Ministry and Religious Education

Chair, Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry

Selected Courses

Fall 2020

Ministry in a Diverse Church (online)

Spring 2021

Seminar: Practical Theology

Recent Research Projects

  • Principal Investigator for the National Study of Catholic Parishes with Hispanic Ministry in the United States (NSCPHM). For more information about the study and its report see: National Study.
  • Co-Principal Investigator (with Dr. Patricia Weitzel-O’Neil) for the 2014 National Survey of Catholic Schools Serving Hispanic Families. For more information about the study and its report see: Catholic School and Hispanic Families National Study
  • Catholic Theological Education since Vatican II research project (Forthcoming 2022). 
  • Principal Investigator for National Study of Hispanic Vocations (2020-2022).
  • Principal Investigator for study on national organizations serving Hispanic Catholic youth (2020-2022).
  • Executive Producer for documentary on U.S. born Hispanic Catholics.

Books

For a complete list of publications, including articles and book chapters see: Hosffman Ospino – Publications

La Iglesia: Pueblo de Dios llamado a la comunión. Ave Maria Press (2018).

Our Catholic Children: Ministry with Hispanic Youth and Young Adults (working title). Our Sunday Visitor (2018).

The Gospel of Joy in America. Convivium Press (2018). Also in Spanish: La alegría del Evangelio en los Estados Unidos.

Restoring Hope Archbishop Oscar Romero’s Vision for a Just World (In His Own Words). Convivium Press (2018). Co-edited with Felix Palazzi.

Interculturalism and Catechesis: A Catechist’s Guide to Responding to Cultural Diversity. Also available in Spanish: Interculturalismo y catequesis: Guía del catequista para responder a la diversidad cultural. Twenty-Third Publications (2017).

El Credo: Un encuentro con la fe de la Iglesia. Ave Maria Press (2017).

Catholic Schools in an Increasingly Hispanic Church: A Summary Report of Findings from the National Survey of Catholic Schools Serving Hispanic Families. Bilingual edition. Coauthored with Patricia Weitzel-O’Neill. Our Sunday Visitor Press (2017). 

Hispanic Ministry in the Twenty-First Century: Urgent Matters. Coedited with Elsie Miranda and Brett Hoover. Convivium Press (2016).

Hispanic Ministry in Catholic Parishes: A Summary Report of Findings from the National Study of Catholic Parishes with Hispanic Ministry. Bilingual edition: English and Spanish. Our Sunday Visitor Press (2015). 

Evangelización y catequesis en el ministerio hispano: Guía para la formación en la fe. Liguori Press (2013).

Peter’s Catechism: Who Do You Say that I am? Why Did You Doubt? Do You Love Me? Also in Spanish: El catecismo de Pedro: ¿Quién Dices Que Soy Yo? ¿Por Qué Dudas? ¿Me Amas? Liguori Press (2011).

Hispanic Ministry in the Twenty-First Century: Present and Future. Convivium Press (2010).

Forthcoming Books

Hispanic Ministry as a Practice of Justice. Convivium Press (Forthcoming 2020). Coedited with Luis Fraga.

Catechesis in America: A Continental and Iberoamerican Perspective. Convivium Press. (Forthcoming 2020). Editor.

Reflexiones: Hispanic Ministry. Coauthored with Timothy Matovina. Paulist Press (Forthcoming 2021).

Ecclesial Movements in the U.S. Hispanic Catholic Experience. Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor (Forthcoming 2021). Coedited with Kathia Arango and Andres Arango.

Pastoral Planning with Catholic Imagination: A Theological Framework. Twenty-Third Publications (Forthcoming 2021).

Faith that Endures: Archbishop Oscar Romero’s Witness (In His Own Words). Convivium Press(Forthcoming 2021). Coedited with Felix Palazzi.

Catholic Theological Education since Vatican II (working title). Eerdmans. (Forthcoming 2022).

Religious Education in the Public Square (working title). Convivium Press. (In progress). Editor.

Teologías Prácticas: Latin@ Perspectives on Practical Theology (working title). Orbis Books. (In progress).

In the Land of Jesus: Meditations (in progress).