Reshaping a school worthy of Pentecost: a parish responds to Spanish-speaking immigrants in the Pacific Northwest

Full Title
Reshaping a school worthy of Pentecost: a parish responds to Spanish-speaking immigrants in the Pacific Northwest
Author
Patricia C Repikoff
Abstract
This dissertation/project describes an adaptive change process which the researcher, who leads a Spanish- and English-speaking Catholic parish, expanded the ministry of the parish elementary school to integrate children of Hispanic immigrants who belonged to the Spanish-speaking community. The researcher used a qualitative heuristic research model to identify historical, theological, sociological, psychological, and educational bases for successful integration of Hispanic children into a parish school. The researcher named factors for success which other dioceses, parishes and schools may find useful in their attempts to assure parochial education for greater numbers of Hispanic immigrants.
Degree Granting Institution
Advisor
Marianne LaBarre
Language
English
Date
2007
Number of Pages
229