The Hispanic Migrants Outreach Ministry in the diocese of Huron is a ministry committed to making our migrant workers visible in our community. Migrant farmworkers are a long way from home and sacrifice family life, support network, and their culture, coming to Canada to work and support their families back home. As Christians we want to welcome, support, include, and make them visible in our Canadian community.
- To proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom by responding to human need by loving service.
- To Provide opportunities to teach, baptize and nurture new believers.
- Initiate collection programs for food, clothing, shoes, bicycles, and more; and economic funds to support this project.
- Accompany the farmworkers in all their needs, Pastoral, Spiritual, and liturgical farm visiting, recreational and family oriented.
- To be a communication bridge between local communities and farmworkers in order to strengthen and cover the basic needs of both the workers and the communities that support and finance these projects.
- Provide our farmworkers with the necessary items to make their stay in Canada less difficult away from their families.
- Comply with the mandate that our high priest Jesus Christ entrusted to us: “I was a stranger and you welcomed me,” Matthew 25:35
- Fulfill our Baptismal covenant Vows, we are called to proclaim by word and example the good news of God in Christ. We are called to seek Christ in all persons, loving our neighbors as ourselves.
- Strive for social justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being.
- Include volunteers to help and support to interpret/translate during medical appointments and emergencies, also transportation.
- Give the opportunity to learn or improve English Language.