Schoenstatt – Reaching out Category

San José madrugadores
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • The apostolic letter of H.H. Francis has inspired different initiatives all over the world. This page has also begun to work on the different proposals mentioned in the letter. The Madrugadores of the so-called “e-community HALFPASTSIX” took up the challenge and have already started to work with a first testimonial talk: St. Joseph, a tender and loving father. — The HALFPASTSIX Rosary Last March 31st, three Madrugadores from the parish of San Miguel, in Cordoba, gathered to pray the rosary to ask the Blessed Mother forRead More
Peregrina cárcel
SPAIN, Portal of the Diocese of Cadiz and Ceuta • Since the beginning of the pandemic, a Schoenstatt Pilgrim Mother, “Mother Thrice Admirable,” known as the “Mater,” has been living under the same roof as more than 1,200 prisoners in the Detention Center of Botafuegos, Algeciras. — The Pilgrim Mother accompanies all the religious celebrations and catechesis that take place in the prison chapel. During this time, Our Lady has accompanied the liturgies in many departments, and a large number of prisoners have even received her in their cells toRead More
Cuba
CUBA, 465 priests, consecrated persons and laity • “So that you can know more about what we are going through in Cuba,” wrote Fr. Jose Gabriel Bastian, from the first course of the Schoenstatt Priests Federation in Cuba. “Two of the signatories are from my Federation course. If you like, you can share this so that the world can know what my people are going through.” There were 465 people who signed an important document, published below in support of the 465 people who bravely spoke out on 24 JanuaryRead More
SALTT
INDIA, Fr. Bibin Parambi • SALTT – Schoenstatt Academy for Life Transmission & Transformation is an initiative of Schoenstatt Fathers to educate the youth and cultivate their talents in various fields of arts and music. It has been eight years since we started this institution and we are happy to inform you about the great years that we have had while building up the talents of our youth through various activities. SALTT thus aims to promote the need of arts in children and youth’s life through integral growth of personality.Read More
Encuentro
SPAIN, Pilar de Beas• Christmas was coming and already during Advent, we had started preparing backpacks filled with food and clothes for our friends: the poorest of the poor who do not even have a roof over their heads. — The great “distribution” date was drawing closer and we felt like the Magi from the East, bringing those who were waiting for us the only gift that they will receive: backpacks. And this time they are filled with lots of hard work, prayers and contributions to the Capital of Grace,Read More
rosario
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • The HALF PAST 6 Rosary, prayed by madrugadores from different places in Argentina, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Monterrey, Chile, and Venezuela, has caused a new link in the chain, which already includes the weekly Rosary with penitentiaries (the beginning of a new community and in the middle of quarantine) and the e-mateadas (e-“mate sessions” = ZOOM talks with different personalities): The Rosary of the families. In the first one that has been carried out, and which brought an intention to pray it monthly, 18 screens with 51Read More
Uruguay
URUGUAY, via www.schoenstatt.org.uy • Cardinal Daniel Sturla celebrated the year-end Mass at the Oncology Hospital. The altar and chairs were set up in the large entrance hall so that everyone could participate and still maintain all the health protocols related to the pandemic. — A picture of the Pilgrim Mother and the unity cross were placed on the altar. Several priests from the Health Pastoral Ministry concelebrated the Mass with the Archbishop of Montevideo. Several patients and people who work at the hospital attended the Mass. We thank the PilgrimRead More
Nueva Helvecia
URUGUAY, Alfredo Schiaffino • 2020 in general has been quite different from all the other years we have lived. There were many unforeseen events that came with the pandemic and made us change all our patterns. Almost everything that we took for granted ceased to be so, in just a moment. — It’s amazing how everything changes so quickly, isn’t it? It is incredible how we have to get creative, know how to take advantage of circumstances and be attentive to the purposes of time. We want to return toRead More
URUGUAUY, via www.providencia.org.uy • Matea is the first social technology company in Uruguay and was born in the Centro Educativo Providencia with the intention of impacting the education of children in the Cerro area, and change the sustainability paradigm of the center.— Matea arises after a long process of reflection and research. “With the desire to grow, develop new projects, expand or improve those we already have and generate our own resources, we began to investigate other forms of funding from other social organizations in the world. We found thatRead More
ARGENTINA, via AICA • The traditional Marian Youth Walk, which takes place every year in the Diocese of San Luis, this year had a new version due to the pandemic: The Marian Youth Caravan, which took place on Sunday, November 15 at 5:00 p.m. What a beautiful time it was when we received the news and testimonies of this walk directly, when we were asked to spread the word! This generation is no longer here, but fortunately there is a note  at  AICA that we can share. — The participantsRead More