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Saladillo
ARGENTINA, Lilita and Carlos Ricciardi • Today, Sunday, July 17, the Family Missions begin in the city of Saladillo, Province of Buenos Aires, where the missionaries, who are leaving from the Shrine of La Plata, will be until Sunday, July 24. — Saladillo is a city in the Diocese of Azul, in the province of Buenos Aires, with about 40,000 inhabitants, and it has already had missions of the Schoenstatt Youth from La Plata and from the Shrine of Los Olmos, in Pilar, among others, in previous years. As inRead More
Misión

Posted On 12.02.2022In Missions

Come and see

SPAIN, Carlos Martínez •  Upon entering the Schoenstatt Shrine at 97 Serrano Street in Madrid, Spain, one can read “Come and See”. A phrase from the Gospel of St. John. Everyday hundreds of people go on pilgrimage to this shrine in a noisy city. We are invited to place our gaze on Jesus and to follow him, even without knowing what we are looking for. A few days ago, hundreds of young people dared to fix our gaze on Him and let ourselves be led. — A week after theRead More
Misiones

Posted On 30.01.2022In Missions

He sent them two by two

ARGENTINA, Agustina Suvá • Between December 26 and January 5, more than 400 young people from different provinces of Argentina went on mission. Although everything was going against them because of the increase in the number of cases of COVID at the national level, they were able to carry out the missions… and they were truly a celebration. — Sixty young people from Salta went on mission in El Galpón, eighty from Tucumán in Trancas, 120 from Córdoba in Colona Caroya and 150 from Buenos Aires in Balcarce. They wereRead More
Uruguay
URUGUAY, Totus Tuus Mission • The Totus Tuus is the mission organized by the Schoenstatt Youth of Uruguay with 4th, 5th and 6th graders missionaries. In this 2021 year, it took place from Octobre 29th to 31st in Casabó (a neighborhood of Montevideo), with a total of 100 people. — Facundo Micheloni was invited by his brother; here he shares his experience: I came to Schoenstatt last year because my brother invited me. However, I did not know if it was really worth it to miss a whole weekend toRead More
Misiones Costa Rica
COSTA RICA, Milena Fonseca • In the course of a pandemic year, the Eastern Schoenstatt Mission in Costa Rica was reinvented. The missionary spirit remained present to arrive this year at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Santa Cruz de Turrialba even in the midst of adversity and restrictions. — The union of the team and Father Claudio Andres Gomez Martinez, priest of the community, made a new missionary modality possible. The weekend day was replaced by fortnightly visits distributed between the Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning masses. DuringRead More
ARGENTINA, Paula and Marcos Firenze • This year, during the Family Missions in Córdoba, the Blessed Mother surprised us with many changes. Many young people joined us. More than half of on mission were younger than 18 years old. — We left Córdoba on Saturday, 18 January and headed for Saturnino María Laspiur, some 194 kilometers East of Córdoba, in Argentina’s central region. We began our third cycle of missions. These are our seventh Family Missions. Renewal with our heroes In previous years, each participating family received the name ofRead More
MEXICO – Roy and Cinthia Garza • Putting the entire mixture of feelings experienced during the week we were in the family missions in the municipality of La Asunción in Nuevo León, Mexico into words is very difficult. From previous years, we already had heard of families returning “full” from the experience, and this year, we were fortunate to be able to be part of this very special team. In our children’s short life, it was the first time going on mission, and we had no idea what to expect.Read More
MEXICO, Brenda Rocamontes • After months of preparation, the day finally arrived to begin the mission. Youth from Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Guadalajara, Chuihuahua, Monterrey, and Iguala responded to the Blessed Mother’s call to live Holy Week in “Mexico: Mary’s Light” Missions. More than 500 young people gathered at St. Michael the Archangel parish in Tancanhuitz de Santos, San Luis Potosí and thus began the National Day.—   In this encounter, where as Schoenstatt Youth from Mexico, we lived and experienced workshops, activities, and we celebrated the Eucharist together. ItRead More
ARGENTINA, Priscila Farías and Nacho Sanguinetti During Holy Week, a group of young people left everything behind to live the University Missions “Ita Pater, Ita Mater”. —   University missions belong to the Schoenstatt Apostolic Movement. Young people from this community take refuge during Holy Week in different places in the Chaco interior to live and experience a different Holy Week, far from everyday life and close to God. The basis of the university missions does not lie in the activities the youth carry out within the communities, however theRead More
ITALY, Federico Bauml • The traditional mission also took place during Holy Week this year. After two years in Vico Equense we were in Sant’Angelo d’Alife this year: new destination, old – amazing – successful.— In recent years, the mission during Holy Week has become a great tradition for young people belonging to the parish of Santi Patroni d’Italia, which is closely linked to the Schoenstatt Movement. A tradition, which despite many difficulties, is renewed each year, finding new life and new fire. Fire Yeah, fire. In Latin Ignis, theRead More