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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.

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

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

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