Celebration Itinerary

30th Anniversary Celebration

The Hispanic Summer Program is celebrating its 30th Anniversary and YOU are invited!

Doing Theology Latinamente for 30 Years

When: Thursday, June 27 — Saturday, June 29
Where: HSP Annual Summer Session
Oblate School of Theology
285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio, Texas


Thursday, June 27, 2019 – The Whitley Theological Center

6:30 – 7:30 pm Wine & cheese reception
7:30 pm Opening Ritual – ¡Bienvenidas/os!
8:00 pm 30th Anniversary Panel “Reflections on the Work of the HSP: 30 Years (1989-2019) of Theological Education Latinamente”

Friday, June 28, 2019 – The Whitley Theological Center

8:30 – 9:30 am Display tables of sponsoring and sister organizations; HSP Faculty Book Display; (These are available all during the day)
9:30 am Morning Ritual
10:15 – 11:30 am Morning Workshops led by HSP Faculty

  • “Reading the New Testament Latinamente” Dr. Efraín Agosto, New York Theological Seminary
  • “Interreligious Diversity in the Latinx Community” Dr. Harold Morales, Morgan State University
  • “A Theology of Borders and Migration” Dr. Elaine Padilla, University of LaVerne
11:45 am Chapel at the Oblate Renewal Center -Join our students for Daily Chapel
12:30 pm Box Lunches (available at the Whitley Theological Center)
2:15 – 3:30 pm Afternoon Workshops led by HSP Faculty

  • “Extractivism – Engaging the Political, Emotional, and Religious Systems of Our Time: A Liturgical Response” Rev. Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes, Union Theological Seminary
  • “Re-Membering in the Borderlands: Trauma and Memory” Dr. Adriana Nieto, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • “Living into Pentecost: Ministry and Leadership in the Latinx Community” Rev. Canon Altagracia Pérez-Bullard, Episcopal Diocese NY
3:30 – 5:00 pm Break – Opportunity to visit display tables and HSP faculty book table
5:00 – 6:00 pm Wine & cheese reception with Mariachi music
6:15 – 8:00 pm Anniversary Banquet (The Event is Sold Out)

Saturday, June 29, 2019 – The Whitley Theological Center

8:30 am – 9:30 am Last opportunity to visit display tables and HSP faculty book display
9:45 am – 10:45 am Call to Action Panel
10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Closing Worship Celebration