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Premiere en Madrid
SPAIN, Ambrosio Arizu/Maria Fischer • “Tell them to write on the web”, Ambrosio Arizu answers me when I tell him that within the schoenstatt.org team, after so many articles about Madre Ven – the pilgrimage in 2021, and the film in 2022 – the hope grew to be able to see the film also in Portugal and Argentina. The diffusion of the film is in charge of the production company Goya… but with the touch of “nothing without us”, since Goya acts from the popular request, expressed in a formRead More
taller
CHILE, Verónica Morandé • From the “María en el camino” Foundation, several types of courses and workshops are offered for the migrants of the Yevide camp and for all those who lack the necessary training for their integration into the job market. — Training in hygiene and food handling Thinking of offering adequate training to those who start a business or also offer to work in restaurants, casinos or other places in the area, we sought a professional with a long and important experience to perform such training: Miriam ToroRead More
Escuela de padres
SPAIN, Pilar Martín Moreno • Asterix (you probably know the French comic series by René Goscinny) lives around the year 50 BC in a fictional village in northwestern Gaul. It is the only part of the country not conquered by Julius Caesar, and is therefore surrounded by four Roman camps. In many Asterix books, the main plot is the attempt of the Roman army to occupy the village, but they do not succeed. This village is invincible because it has a druid who makes a magic potion that makes themRead More
Dequeni
PARAGUAY, Dequeni • Sonia tells us about the learning experience of her two-year-old daughter Zaida. “Thanks to the Alfombrita Viajera project I am sharing many moments with my daughter, it shows us how to give the first teachings with love.” — Alfombrita Viajera (Travelling mat) is a colorful space that we bring to the children when we visit their homes in the settlements. During this meeting with the educator, we share with babies and toddlers (1 to 4 years old) various activities that awaken their interest and creativity, and thusRead More
Navidad para todos
ECUADOR, Fr. Rafael Amaya • From our shrine, from the Church, we help people in a state of chronic poverty. There are 270 families that we assist with non-perishable food, and we give them “charity bags”. Every first Wednesday of the month they receive the groceries, except at Christmas, when we deliver them on the 24th after the Christmas Eve Mass. — The charity bags contain: 2 kg of rice, 2 kg of sugar, 2 kg of oatmeal, 2 kg of soup noodles, 2 kg of noodles, oil, butter, salt,Read More
Navidad Solidaria 2022
ARGENTINA, Fr. José María Iturrería • Once again, and it has been 21 years since 2001, we once again celebrated Christmas in solidarity and at 1:30 a.m. we gathered in the shrine of La Plata with a group of 130 young people from the Archdiocese and the Movement. Inspired by the motto “Be light on the way”, we went out to share Christmas with those who cannot celebrate it with anyone because they are homeless or work at night. — Divided into groups of 6 to 8 people, we wentRead More
Madre ven la pelicula
SPAIN, Maria Fischer • “Let’s go on pilgrimage with the Blessed Mother through the cinemas! Join this week and take ” Madre Ven” to many people”. If we already watched with amazement the repercussion of the ” Madre Ven” Pilgrimage, the idea of the production of a movie of it and the premiere in several dozens of movie theaters, seemed to us a subject of pious fiction… We are talking about cinema, this is Avatar II and Wakanda and EO, but ” Madre, ven”? Yes. This movie – let’s rememberRead More
Männerwerkstatt
GERMANY, Pedro M. Dillinger •  Our lives are accompanied by people who are models for us, who inspire, impress and influence us with their charisma, their irradiation. This is what the three monthly virtual meetings of the “Men’s Workshop” were about. —  The same thing happened on the second Sunday of Advent. Men from Germany, Australia, Spain and Brazil met at 8 p.m. by the end of the year to discuss and round off the theme “Charism of a fellow man who has influenced my life”. Which contents of theRead More
Adviento en la Casa del Niño
ARGENTINA, Gabriela Sarquis • This week Advent began and so did Advent at the Casa del Niño. We began this season that the Church proposes to us to prepare us for the great feast of the birth of Jesus, made a child, out of love for all of us. And his love has neither beginning nor end, it is forever. — That is why the children of Casa del Niño started the week by putting together a big Christmas tree, donated by Patricia, who together with the children prepared andRead More
Premiere en Madrid
SPAIN, Paz Leiva • Saturday morning and to the cinema. An unusual plan, but the movie “Madre, ven” is being shown in the center of Madrid and we bought tickets. We are looking forward to it. Some people saw it at the premiere and agree that it is worth it. — We walk from home and arrive in time in front of the Paz Cinema. It’s a sunny but cold day. So, we take our seats, row 6, in the aisle, “right in the middle,” as my mother used toRead More