Argentina Tag

Casa del Niño
ARGENTINA, Gabriela Sarquis / María Fischer • La Casa del Niño Father Joseph Kentenich is a day care home that welcomes more than 300 children in Barrio San Nicolas, Florencio Varela, one of the most vulnerable neighborhoods in the suburbs of Buenos Aires. We try to make our children feel accompanied by providing them with love, containment and, above all, opportunities and hope. It is a work of mercy, through the Covenant of Love. — On March 19 of 1985, the first stone of what would become La Casa delRead More
La Plsata San Pedro
ARGENTINA, Pamela Pagalday / Maria Fischer • On this Covenant Day, September 18, Auxiliary Bishop Jorge Gonzalez enthroned in the Shrine of La Plata (the shrine under the shadow of the cathedral) the image of St. Peter, who reminds us to follow Christ and invites us to serve and love the Church, in harmony and covenant with Pope Francis who today is Peter among us. — The original image of St. Peter (given by the German family in 1965) was stolen during this pandemic. But, Bishop Jorge Gonzalez at theRead More
Los Olmos Luján
ARGENTINA, Constanza Manrique • On September 11, the fifth pilgrimage of couples to Lujan, organized by the Los Olmos Shrine, in charge of Father Marcelo Gallardo, took place. Years ago we walked praying for the shrine, which was finally built in the midst of the pandemic, against all odds. Today we walk to give thanks for the shrine. The Blessed Mother has made her home among us. — With a radiant sky and under the immense cape of Mary, we gathered at Los Olmos, the meeting point and headquarters ofRead More
construcción
Fr. Pablo G. Pérez, National Director for the Schoenstatt Movement in Argentina • Over the last few days, I have been visiting the Schoenstatt families in Corrientes and Chaco. These are communities that, in their various ways, live out what is most unique in our charism: to conquer a shrine for our Mother and Queen. This reality, and everything that emerges from it, shapes the way in which we are called to live our life in the Covenant: in construction mode. — We are called to be constructive in ourRead More
Corrientes Madrugadores
ARGENTINA, Ramón Sandoval • On Sunday, May 2nd, 2021, on the 19th anniversary of the first dawn in Argentina, we prayed for the first time in the future Tierra de Maria (Marys’ Land) Shrine, in the city of Corrientes. — The Madrugadores in this city in the northeast of Argentina have been meeting for 5 years, every other Sunday at 8:00 a.m. to pray the Holy Rosary. It is a community of about 50 men, of whom 15 to 20 meet to pray regularly, the rest are “swallows”, as weRead More
Los Olmos bendición
ARGENTINA, Astrid and Matías García Samartino • We are filled with endless gratitude for all that we have experienced and felt last February 20, 2021 at the Blessing of our Shrine of Los Olmos, Pilar (Buenos Aires, Argentina). — Our Mother, our beloved Blessed Mother, descended to her new throne and became present in our midst; we felt her close, with us: She was there and will remain there forever. Like St. Peter after contemplating the glory of God on the Tabor, we exclaimed: How well we are here! LetRead More
rosario
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • The HALF PAST 6 Rosary, prayed by madrugadores from different places in Argentina, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Monterrey, Chile, and Venezuela, has caused a new link in the chain, which already includes the weekly Rosary with penitentiaries (the beginning of a new community and in the middle of quarantine) and the e-mateadas (e-“mate sessions” = ZOOM talks with different personalities): The Rosary of the families. In the first one that has been carried out, and which brought an intention to pray it monthly, 18 screens with 51Read More
feminista
María de los Ángeles Miranda Bustamante, Chile, journalist • Cecilia Sturla, a Schoenstatt specialist in feminism and the Church: “I am not a feminist despite being Catholic. I am a feminist because I am Catholic”. This Argentinean academic, member of the Schoenstatt Institute of Families, offers conferences and writes articles on women’s rights in society and, particularly, in the Church, where women, today more than ever, should have “voice and vote”. Today we share part of the interview that she gave to the program “Arreglando al Mundo” (Fixing the World),Read More
ARGENTINA, Cristina White • As a result of the pandemic, with all its physical and spiritual consequences, our dear Mother and Queen could not stop her pilgrimage, urged, to visit her children. — As the spiritual daughter of Father Esteban Uriburu, I had the grace of receiving from him all the fire of this mission. He transmitted to me Father Kentenich’s desire to take Schoenstatt to the people and the response that the giving of self by João Pozzobon gave to the campaign and, at the same time, the internationalRead More
UGANDA, Jean de Dieu Ntisumbwa • The Pilgrim mother Nr.  58 of the modality of “Founding” arrived in Uganda, arrived in Uganda on the 15th august, 2019. This picture of the Pilgrim Mother blessed on 21st may, 2016 in the national shrine of Argentina, is the only one present in Uganda. —   The first and only Pilgrim Mother in Uganda, is working in the Nakivale Parish in the district of Isingiro – Africa`s oldest refugee camp. From here, the coordinator and missionary, a refugee from Burundi, asked the staffRead More