"In the church, we say, '¡Somos familia!' Immigrants are our family... In the good times and in the bad. We always stay together."
The agency is focused on, as Pope Francis would say, accompaniment. "Our message is clear and simple: You are not alone. We are here, and we love you."
See photos from the Mass and listen to the sounds of the newly installed pipe organ.
Top musicians from 42 Catholic elementary schools form the honor band.
"What would happen if we turned back when we forget it, if we opened it more times a day, if we read the messages of God contained in the Bible the way we read messages on our cellphones?"
If the abundance of tools or events to guide people in prayer are overwhelming, Catholics also can turn to an approach advised by some spiritual leaders: finding quiet time.
One year after an Indian priest was abducted by suspected Islamic militants in Yemen, Catholics in Kerala are still praying for his release.