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PARAGUAY, Sady Fleitas • On Saturday, March 2 we resumed our first mission of 2019 to IPS (Social Welfare Institute, public hospital, created “to protect the health of Paraguay’s salaried workers”). As usual, we went with a large group of very close friends, all of whom are also missionaries. Here are some of the stories of the people we visited with the Pilgrim Mother. — As we entered the first room, room 359, the Blessed Mother had prepared a tremendous gift of love for me: there was Brunito, a boyRead More
UGANDA, Jean de Dieu Ntisumbwa/Maria Fischer • Nakivale refugee camp is a settlement located in the Isingiro District of Southwestern Uganda, and it hosts more than 100,000 refugees From Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and so-called “mixed people”… It is here, where Jean de Dieu Ntisumbwa, a Schoenstatt member, a refugee from Burundi who left his country but not his Covenant, founded Schoenstatt in Uganda. On March 3rd, a Pilgrim Mother picture coming from Argentina, blessed in the National Shrine in FlorencioRead More
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ARGENTINA, Mónica García • A few days ago, when the Silver Anniversary of the “Promised Land Shrine was celebrated, the anniversaries of several wayside shrines nearby it were also celebrated: the Trelew Wayside Shrine, the Puerto Madryn Wayside Shrine, and the one from Rawson, each one a fruit of the commitment of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign and of the founding of the shrine.— From the love and dedication of the Rosary Campaign “How many beautiful memories were experienced though the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign?” commented Lili Presas, from Rawson, a CampaignRead More
PARAGUAY, Victorina Sosa, Mima Cordona/mf • On 10 December 2005, a wayside shrine for the Mother Thrice Admirable of Schoenstatt was blessed in Loreto, a city founded by the Jesuits on 10 December 1686. This December 10th after it was affectionately restored, the Blessed Mother’s picture for this wayside shrine was blessed and received a crown. — Loreto is located on a high hill in the Department of Concepción, approximately 450 km from Asunción. A brief article in Wikipedia about Loreto states: “A wayside shrine was erected for the BlessedRead More
ARGENTINA, Lili Farías and Fiorella Bagatello, vía www.schoenstatt.org.ar • On November 18th as a Schoenstatt Family, we carried out the 28th Pilgrimage to Schoenstatt’s Blessed Mother’s Wayside Shrine at the ends of the earth. Some traveled the 18km on foot and others by auto, which seemed much longer, because the weather was cold and windy on the road bordered by native forests and the seacoast. — With the motto “With Father, for Life,” we went on pilgrimage from Holy Family Parish in the Bahía Golondrina neighborhood, Ushuaia, to Bahía Lapataia, where there isRead More

Posted On 11.12.2018In Campaign

A Heart for Alberto

PARAGUAY, Maria Fischer with Carlos Ojeda and Sady Fleitas • What is done when a person urgently needs a heart transplant? Sady Fleitas, an untiring missionary for the Little Campaign for At-risk Babies, knew what to do. She called a friend, Carlos, a young man from the Schoenstatt Pilgrim Mother Campaign, and she asked that he take his Pilgrim Mother of Health. —     Carlos went to the hospital to give this beautiful picture, to Rocío, Alberto’s wife, so that it would accompany Alberto in his struggle for life andRead More
ARGENTINA, Cristina White • On Friday, October 12th, Feast of Our Lady of Pilar, we remembered the twenty years since Fr. Esteban J. Uriburu’s departure to the house of the Father. Besides the members of his family, many of Fr. Esteban’s spiritual children came to remember him in the Eucharist Fr. Guillermo Carmona celebrated in the Basilica Nuestra Senora del Socorro. Fr. Esteban Uriburu was baptized and began his first steps in the faith in this parish located in the center of Buenos Aires.— It is difficult to express inRead More
PARAGUAY, Little Campaign for At-risk Babies, Sol Mendieta • Last March, my husband and I found out I was pregnant again; we already had a 2 year-old son. In April, to our great surprise, because in our families there was no precedent of multiple births, it was confirmed they were twins. — A complicated pregnancy In May, I was told I needed bed-rest due to complications, and since the girls were supposed to be born at the end of October with still a long way to go, I had toRead More
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ORIGINAL SHRINE, Mary Cole • On 18 September I attended Holy Mass at 8 a.m. in the Original Shrine at the start of which Fr Antonio Bracht, the main celebrant, introduced Fr Alois who would soon be returning to Cameroon. He also said he would be blessing ten Pilgrim Mother pictures (not in their frames) that Fr Alois would be taking back to Cameroon. It was only afterwards that I discovered that he was Fr Alois Baumberger, a Swiss priest, member of the Federation of Schoenstatt Diocesan Priests,  who hasRead More
PARAGUAY, Martín Pereira • On 12 August, approximately 600 children from all of Paraguay, all of them young missionaries of the Campañita del Rosario (Little Rosary Campaign), gathered with the coordinators at the National Shrine of Tupãrenda. We collected some testimonies that reflect all of the activities and experiences of Mary. — “To Jesus through Mary” and “Let the children come to me” summarize how important the gathering of the Campañita del Rosario was. Not only did the children and their leaders enjoy themselves, but all of us were alsoRead More