PARAUGAY, Carina and Arnaldo Balbuena, Mónica and Christian Díaz •
It is always a joy and a celebration to welcome couples, who after learning about Schoenstatt and its Family Work, decide to begin the itinerary of introduction; this happened recently in Luque.
It is a magnificent opportunity of giving back a little of everything that Mary and this wonderful movement, in which we are growing and forming ourselves as a family, has already given us. It is really a heavenly gift that we want to share with the people we love. Some invitations touch the heart directly, and others remain there. Likewise we prepared in the best way possible, taking care of all the details, creating a special atmosphere, just like we experienced three years ago when another group welcomed us in the same way with open arms.
In recalling that occasion of having those feelings of going without knowing what it was all about and being unaware that the best story of our life was about to begin, we gave our souls, lives and hearts so these couples would see something different, that they would feel that they are on the right road, and that they are making the best decision for their marriages and their families.
We joyfully and responsibly accepted this special request from the Luque Coordinators to take charge of the atmosphere, making it sheltering and welcoming. Getting together in the homes, we thought about and prepared every detail, so that this experience would be unique for them. The photos speak for themselves, and we can proudly say that our Luque Schoenstatt Family welcomed twenty-six new couples, who are beginning a beautiful path hand in hand with the Blessed Mother: our Mother, Queen and Educator.
Original: Spanish, 17 July 2017. Translation: Celina M. Garza, San Antonio, TX USA. Edited: Melissa Peña-Janknegt, Elgin, TX USA