Argentina Tag

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
ARGENTINA, by Giselle Vargas, ACI Prensa, and Claudia Echenique • Fr. Santiago Arriola is convinced that “our entire life, in all its expressions and dimensions, asks for and can be evangelized,” thus, along with Fr. Pablo Etchepareborda, they decided to initiate a “Surfing Ministry” on Argentina’s Mar del Plata. While it is in the “process of development” without any outline or defined timeline, there are two experiences that have encouraged the continuation of these gatherings. The first experience was in Summer 2016, when Fr. Pablo Etchepareborda blessed the boards, sea,Read More
ARGENTINA, Lilita and Carlos Ricciardi, Maria Fischer • Accompanied by prayers and capital of grace of many people from La Plata and elsewhere made the Family Missions this year special with this touch of jubilee since it was the twentieth time that families and youths from La Plata went on mission. When Luis and Lorena Folonier with their three children now participating in their first mission as parents (although nineteen years ago they did it as an engaged couple) took the offering up during the Mass, it was an impressiveRead More
ARGENTINA, Carlos Ricciardi • On Sunday, 21 January, the Family Missions departed from the Liberation Shrine and the Family House of La Plata to Ranchos, in the Province of Buenos Aires. This area of only 8,000 residents, is 80 km from La Plata, and will be welcoming these missionary families for a second time. Before departing, they went to the Shrine to pray, to sing, and to leave the name of every missionary in the jar so the Blessed Mother will guide and accompany them, just like it has beenRead More
Maria Fischer • The small home printer could not keep up with all the many emails that came in the last week of Advent– let us remember that schoenstatt.org has no headquarters or office. So on 18, 19, 20 of December, a partial delivery of all these letters sent to the MTA in the Original Shrine was made filling the jar to the brim They came especially from Latin America – Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, México, and Panamá – but also from the United States, Spain,Read More
Original Shrine, Maria Fischer and Roberto Gonzales • Twenty years ago, on 6 December, a 14-year-old youth from Resistencia, Chaco province, Argentina, suffered a serious motorcycle accident. He hovered between life and death with a brain hemorrhage. Some of his school teachers his called his mother to tell her they were praying to Mary of Schoenstatt for his complete recovery, and they showed her a Pilgrim Mother. “I am finally here, twenty years and a day later, to thank Our Lady of Schoenstatt,” Marisel Juric said on the afternoon ofRead More

Posted On 17.12.2017In Missions

Beloved Caá Catí Tabor

ARGENTINA, María Estela Rodríguez • María Estela Rodríguez, from Corrientes, Argentina, shares a testimony about the closing of the third year of Missions in Caá Catí Saying goodbye is always difficult, but it is part of growth. This year the youth from the Corrientes Movement did it in a very special way in a small town that only knew how to give them their love. Saying Caá Catí and seeing how our eyes gleam is not something new, we even felt like the disciples when they said: “…‘Rabbi, it isRead More