This workshop is a continuation of the Congress theme and examines the current challenges and obstacles that exist specific to the Hmong Catholic Community. The focus will be on evangelization, proper catechesis, and development of solidarity among the Hmong community.
Long is a catechist for the Diocese of Fresno and a convert from Hmong Shamanism and Animism.He has been instructing Catholic Youth and Adults for over 13 years. In 1999, He co-founded the Hmong Involved Catholic Youth (HICY), which still continues to hold annual retreats and activities for Hmong Youth from California. Long volunteers for the Hmong American National Catholic Association (HANCA) as a member of the Board of Directors and serves as the organization’s Youth Ministry Chair. He has extensive experience organizing youth retreats and has been invited to speak to various Hmong communities across the United States. He is currently pursuing dual Master’s Degrees in Physician Assistant Studies and Public Health. Thereafter, he would like to obtain a graduate degree in Theology or Evangelization. Long is happily married with three children.Loog yog ib tug qhiav ntuj kev cai rau cov ntseeg Hmoob nyob rau hauv lub Diocese of Fresno. Nws tsev neeg ib txwm coj kev cai dab qhua. Nws qhia tau ntuj kev cai rau cov hluas thiab cov ib nrab neeg tau 13 xyoos lawm. Xyoo 1999, nws yog ib tug uas pas tsim lub koom txoos Hmong Involved Catholic Youth (HICY). Niaj hnub no lub koom haum ntawm tseem khiav hauj lwm zoo rau cov hluas nyob thoob California. Loog kuj tseem yog ib tug Board of Directors rau Hmong American National Catholic Association (HANCA). Nws saib xyuas txog cov tub ntxhais hluas. Nws tau tuav ntau lub rooj sib tham, cob qhia, thiab rooj sau siab tau ntau xyoo lawm. Tsis tag li nws kuj au mus hais lus cob qhia rau coob leej thoob teb chaws As Mes Lis Kas. Tam sis no, nws tab tom kawm nws daim Master’s Degree nyob rau Physican Assistant Studies thiab Public Health. Yav tom ntej no nws tseem xav kawm kom tau nws daim Master’s Degree nyob rau