Carmen Hernández

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Carmen Hernández in the vocational meeting of the World Youth Day in Madrid.

María del Carmen Hernández Barrera (24 November 1930 – 19 July 2016) was a Spanish Roman Catholic catechist. She was the co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way. She was born in Ólvega, Spain, but she moved with her family at a very young age to Tudela, Spain where she spent most of her childhood.[1]

During this time, she met Kiko Argüello in Cursillo, and together they formed the Neocatechumenal Way in 1964.[2][3]

Hernández died on 19 July 2016 in Madrid at the age of 85.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hermández, Carmen (20 July 2016). Turiel, Jose Luis; Llopis, Santiago (eds.). "Testimonio personal de Carmen -Iniciadora del Camino-" [Personal testimony of Carmen: Initiator of the Way]. camineo.info (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  2. "Falleció Carmen Hernández, iniciadora del Camino Neocatecumenal" (in Spanish). Argentine Catholic Information Agency. 19 July 2016.
  3. Glatz, Carol (20 July 2016). "Carmen Hernández co-founder of Neocatechumenal Way, dies". The Catholic Herald.
  4. Neocatechumenal Way co-founder Carmen Hernández dies at 85