By Jesus Puentes
“The Church will empower the Hispanic/Latino people to live their vocation more fully as joyful missionaries to the whole Church.”—Vision and Theme of a V Encuentro (V Enuentro Website)
I must start this time with a disclaimer: I’m talking about a mess, and there’s a lot I will not be able to explain, and I’m only giving one small perspective on it! Now, it may come as a surprise to you, but it seems that V Encuentro (which means “Fifth Encounter”) may not only be about older Hispanics. In fact, it may not only be about Hispanics! As I said, this is a mess, so let’s start sorting through everything to understand the place of the young adult in this national process.