Rufino Zaragoza, OFM
Rufino’s intercultural experience is diverse. He has contributed bilingual material to the Spanish hymnal Flor and Canto, and as project coordinator of the Vietnamese/English young adult collection Chon Ngai. He frequently travels to Vietnam, leading pilgrimages for American ministers and to research Asian liturgical inculturation.
A third-generation Mexican-American, Rufino holds an undergraduate degree in church music from Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles and a master’s in theological studies from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, California.
Articles by Rufino have been published in Ministry and Liturgy, Liturgia y Cancion, Today’s Liturgy, Rite, Pastoral Music, and Gracias. As a Franciscan, Rufino is especially concerned for the marginalized and volunteers regularly in detention ministry.
Love’s Radiant Light [CD]
A collection of reflective songs accompanied by guitar. Ideal for folk-style celebrations in bilingual (English/Spanish) communities. Also suitable for retreats, conferences and personal prayer.
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