Argentina Tag

Maria Fischer • The small home printer could not keep up with all the many emails that came in the last week of Advent– let us remember that schoenstatt.org has no headquarters or office. So on 18, 19, 20 of December, a partial delivery of all these letters sent to the MTA in the Original Shrine was made filling the jar to the brim They came especially from Latin America – Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, México, and Panamá – but also from the United States, Spain,Read More
Original Shrine, Maria Fischer and Roberto Gonzales • Twenty years ago, on 6 December, a 14-year-old youth from Resistencia, Chaco province, Argentina, suffered a serious motorcycle accident. He hovered between life and death with a brain hemorrhage. Some of his school teachers his called his mother to tell her they were praying to Mary of Schoenstatt for his complete recovery, and they showed her a Pilgrim Mother. “I am finally here, twenty years and a day later, to thank Our Lady of Schoenstatt,” Marisel Juric said on the afternoon ofRead More

Posted On 17.12.2017In Missions

Beloved Caá Catí Tabor

ARGENTINA, María Estela Rodríguez • María Estela Rodríguez, from Corrientes, Argentina, shares a testimony about the closing of the third year of Missions in Caá Catí Saying goodbye is always difficult, but it is part of growth. This year the youth from the Corrientes Movement did it in a very special way in a small town that only knew how to give them their love. Saying Caá Catí and seeing how our eyes gleam is not something new, we even felt like the disciples when they said: “…‘Rabbi, it isRead More
ARGENTINA, with material from AICA • On November 18, the Schoenstatt Family from San Luis gathered to share the first of two formative occasions of the groundbreaking celebration for the future Shrine along with Sr. Catalina and Fr. Alan Sosa Tello. During the second occasion, the ground was blessed ending with the celebration of the Holy Mass on the grounds of the future Shrine. Annual Youth Walk from San Luis to the Wayside Shrine offered for the Shrine On November 4, the youths from San Luis took the Schoenstatt MotherRead More
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • Exactly five years from the first Madrugada (Daybreak), on 17 November, the “Madrugadores del Cerro” celebrated with a Holy Mass, the immense loyalty to the Blessed Mother over these past five years, and the perseverance of each one of the men. Providentially the ceremony coincided with the 30th Anniversary of the priestly ordination of their adviser, Fr. Juan José Riba. The celebration was complete! A little bit of history They were born in Comodoro Rivadavia, province of Chubut, the cradle of the Argentinean Madrugadores, and littleRead More
ARGENTINA, Alicia Granieri • In Alférez Pedro San Martín, a town never actually took shape. Its life revolves around the train station where the train no longer comes, and the small population is dispersed. This spot, in the Partido de Bahía Blanca, south of the Province of Buenos Aires, is a horticultural area irrigated by the Sauce Chico River, which justifies having an elementary and pre-school. Leonardo Klein is a teaching assistant at the school, and he knows all the people’s spiritual needs living there. The majority are families fromRead More
ARGENTINA, Maria Fischer • Pope Francis is praying for them. There are prayers of intercession to Enrique Shaw, an Argentinean businessman who is on the way to sainthood because he was also a sailor. Cardinal Mario Poli prayed for them during a Mass at the Cathedral in Buenos Aires. The community of Schoenstatt businessmen and the circle of missionaries responsible for the current of wayside shrines in the Don João Rome in Belmonte are praying. A group of people who attend Mass in the Marienau Shrine and the Schoenstatt.org “Dreamteam”Read More
ARGENTINA, Claudia Echenique • Many wanted to accompany Matías “Tute” Clavijo and Pablo Mori on their priestly ordination day in New Schoenstatt, Florencio Varela because of the affection that everyone has for them, for their Schoenstatt identity since their childhood, for their loyal and generous commitment. On Saturday, October 28, in God the Father Church, Bishop Franciso Pistilli, Bishop of Encarnación and their Novice Master, imposed hands and he consecrated them Christ and the Church’s priests. A special gathering was already apparent days beforehand; Juan Molina, a seminarian, finalized detailsRead More
ARGENTINA, Rosana Luna • Every October, the traditional Celebration of the Horse is carried out in Bragado, a province of Buenos Aires, which as of this year took on national character. It could not be any other way, Our Lady of Schoenstatt, our beloved Blessed Mother, wanted to be there, and so she also traveled the parade route; Salvador González, affectionately known by all Bragado residents as “el malagueño” (someone from Malaga) a loyal devotee of the Blessed Mother, carried her. The National Celebration of the Horse is a traditionalRead More
ARGENTINA, Carlos Cappelletti • A few days ago, the Madrugadores from Nueve de Julio, in its namesake diocese, celebrated three years of uninterrupted madrugadas (daybreaks). To commemorate this, Bishop Ariel celebrated Holy Mass, and after the bishop’s talk, there was a barbecue with eighty-two Madrugadores in attendance including a birthday cake with three candles! A real celebration for the Blessed Mother. “Now, we are advocates to visit the different pastors from the dioceses to encourage them to form new groups,” they commented. “We want to sow Madrugadores praying to theRead More