Argentina Tag

ARGENTINA, Rocío Galo • After their first year of studying in Asunción, Paraguay, three novices from the Schoenstatt Fathers – that belong to a group of eighteen novices, departed to Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina, to carry out their first pastoral practicum in social work at the Children’s and Julio Perrando hospitals.— From Resistencia, Chaco, the Family welcomed Federico Ibañez Rojas (F), from Paraguay, Johannes Korn (J), from Germany, and Christopher Boardman (C), from the United States, for five months. From March to August, Federico and Johannes carried out their tasks inRead More
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • In Córdoba, the Mediterranean of Argentina, 161 Madrugadores from seven provinces met over a weekend to bond, pray, and grow on the path of holiness; a call that every Christian should question in his heart. Six priests accompanied the gathering, three Catholic businessmen gave testimony of their activity and Archbishop Carlos José Ñañez celebrated the main Eucharist. It was a feast for the soul! — Joy, emotions, and testimonies Seeing them arrive indicated the three days they would spend together would be “glorious.” In every room,Read More
ARGENTINA, Maria Fischer, with material from AICA  • We had to erase a box from the schoenstatt.org weekly newsletters’ mailing list. One of the first people who subscribed and who many times expressed gratitude for receiving it: Fr. Raúl Molaro, from the Archdiocese of Paraná, Entre Rios, a member of the Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests, died on 8 August 2018. — The 83-year-old priest died in Villaguay, where he had been pastor of Immaculate Conception parish for several years. He was born in Paraná on 3 January 1935; heRead More
ARGENTINA, Carlos Cappelletti • I do not know if you remember me from some previous article…today I want to share my testimony and the life that is generated in the men attending “Los Madrugadores.” I am Carlos Cappelletti, group coordinator for the Madrugadores of Schoenstatt’s Blessed Mother of the city of Nueve de Julio, a province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. — I try, as much as possible, to attend daily Mass. In our city’s Cathedral as well as in the many churches where I have participated in the Eucharistic celebration,Read More
ARGENTINA, Diana Cristina Masini, vía www.schoenstatt.org.ar • A new wayside shrine of our Schoenstatt Mother and Queen was inaugurated in Allen, Río Negro. How did it become a reality? • Eugenia San Martín established herself in Allen with her family, and she participates in the Santa Catalina parish community. She received a picture of Our Lady of Schoenstatt in one of the many activities that the community organizes. She and her husband, Fernando Cammarota, participate in family catechesis, and she had the desire to leave a picture of Mary with thisRead More
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • With an expectation of bringing together more than 250 men from all the country and with enormous enthusiasm and lots of work, a Madrugadores team from Córdoba is organizing a National Gathering 18-20 August 2018. — The work is easier when shared by an adequate division of tasks, and although it is tremendously demanding, the selfless effort that every member of the commission gives daily makes a difference. What generosity and sense of others! Prayer is the first thing Different prayer warriors from several communities haveRead More
ARGENTINA, Federico Stellato/Maria Fischer • Since the beginning of February, a symbol, greatly loved by many Schoenstatters from Argentina and beyond, is traveling to various places and communities in Argentina: it has to do with one of the numerous copies of a bronze plate with an impression of Father Kentenich’s hand.  The journey began in Ituzaingo, Corrientes Province, and during March will be in the Archdiocese of Corrientes and Resistencia. — It is an initiative in the context of the Father Kentenich Year and emerged from the Advisers’ Headquarters.  SinceRead More

Posted On 06.03.2018In Campaign

A marathon in Goya

ARGENTINA, with material from Inés Petiti and powernoticias.com • It was a two-week, non-stop marathon through Goya, from institution to institution, an avalanche of photos, comments, and emotions: this is what the Auxiliary Pilgrim Mother of Corrientes’ visit at the beginning of February was like. — The Bishop of Goya, Adolfo Canecin, encouraged the faithful of the diocese to follow Our Lady of Schoenstatt “with devotion.” He asked that this Marian mission “give us the same experience that St. Elizabeth had when the Most Holy Virgin visited her.” The Auxiliary PilgrimRead More
ARGENTINA, Claudia Echenique • Sion’s Feast always has something to surprise us— a visit, an anniversary, and new vocations. This year, the diaconate ordination of Santiago Ferrero brought together not only the pilgrims from Buenos Aires, San Isidro, Villa Ballester, and the areas closest to Florencio Varela, but also, the pilgrims especially from Córdoba, Santiago’s native city and La Plata, where he carried out one of his pastoral practicums. —   It was also surprising for many to see Fr. Juan Pablo Catoggio (Superior General of the Schoenstatt Fathers andRead More
ARGENTINA, Fr. Esteban Casquero • The Schoenstatt University Mission “Kairos Patris 2018” was carried out 21-28 January in Saldungaray, a small town within the Coarca de Sierra de la Ventana region in the Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca. — Three years ago, we began the re-founding of the Boys’ Youth and the Girls’ Youth in the Cathedral of Bahía Blanca. Slowly youths joined that wanted to give their hearts to the Blessed Mother in the Covenant of Love. During the week, the youths met in the Cathedral’s halls, and they hadRead More