Posted On 2016-03-18 In Schoenstatt - Reaching out, works of mercy

To instruct the ignorant- one of the spiritual works of Mercy: Presentation of 35 scholarships for Project Student Support, Diocese of Maldonada

URUGUAY, by Sarita Ruibal •

18 February, the Illuminated Rosary prayed at the Punta del Este wayside shrine was said especially for Project Student Support of the Diocese of Maldonado, coordinated by Sarita Ruibal, a missionary of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign.

The scholarships were presented in March at the bishopric of Maldonado.

The Diocesan Bishop, Rodolfo Wirtz, several of the volunteers who work at Project Student Support and the youths and their families attended.

This year thirty-five scholarships were awarded, twenty-four were full scholarships, meaning that they include school supplies, a uniform, shoes, tutoring and psychological help. The other scholarships were partial, only school supplies, a uniform or shoes were provided. The partial scholarships also include academic tutoring and psychological help.

The bishop gave each student a YouCat (catechism for youths).

The scholarships’ recipients already attend the headquarters of Project Student Support to receive tutoring and to do their homework.


Original: Spanish. Translation: Celina M. Garza, San Antonio, TX USA – Edited by: Melissa Peña-Janknegt, Elgin, TX USA

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