Argentina Tag

CUBA/ARGENTINA, AICA and Osvaldo Martín • A statue of Saint Joseph, a little over six feet high and weighing about 176lbs, will be transported from the Basilica de San José de Flores [The Basilica of Saint Joseph of Flowers] to the Cathedral of Havana, Cuba, where it will be blessed by Pope Francis during his apostolic visit on 19-22 September. Behind this gesture toward the Cuban people is a story of a neighbor from the Flores’ neighborhood. He is profoundly devoted to Saint Joseph, and he moved heaven and earthRead More
ARGENTINA, by Rosita Ciola, missionary of the Pilgrim MTA in the Diocese of Morón, Buenos Aires • July 4th was a very special day especially for Morón, Buenos Aires’ Pilgrim MTA missionaries, because Paraguay and Argentina were playing in the South American Cup semi-finals, and Father Jacinto, from Saint Joseph Parish who recently opened the doors of his parish so that we could take the Auxiliary of the Blessed Mother, asked if we could have an illuminated rosary before the Mass, exactly at the same time as the game. ThisRead More
Today, Alicia and Carlos Ferré answer: They are collaborators in the Family Work, Diocese of San Miguel, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Carlos Ferré is the author of the book, “The Social Saint: Joseph Kentenich’s thinking and practice about the social doctrine of the Church” and co-author of “Francis: The Joy that Springs from the People.”• Six months into the pilgrimage through the second century of the covenant of love…what is your dream for this Schoenstatt in who we are and where we find ourselves in the Church, in theRead More
ARGENTINA, by Esteban Pitarro, •   Francis, The Joy Which Emerges from the People. A reflection shared from Evangelii Gaudium, [Francisco: la alegría que brota del pueblo] edited in Buenos Aires by the Publishing House Santa Maria, presents an enriching look together with the most “pragmatic” document of Pope Francis. The idea of having a book on the Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium, came from the bosom of the Thomas More Group, an association of laymen who are devoted to the evangelization of world politics and for whom one ofRead More

Posted On 27.06.2015In Projects

180 schools for the Nation

ARGENTINA, Guadalupe Becerra, from Fundación 180 • Fundación 180 [Foundation 180], Educate for Change presented the sixth edition of 180 schools for the nation, a motivational educational congress for 400 students in the last years of secondary school from the province of Córdoba. This congress was held on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at 21 Century University Campus. 180 Schools for the Nation is a congress in which the youths are invited to believe in a new, improved Argentina. Its objective is to impel themRead More
ARGENTINA, Generación Francisco/Carlos Eduardo Ferré • The President of the Honorable Chamber of Deputies of Argentina, Dr. Julián Domínguez, declared that Pope Francis: “Came to ratify that Faith is constituent to our identity as a nation. He broke the established order, and the originality of his gaze is the expression of this Great Nation that is resurging. After Francis, nothing will ever be the same in Latin America because he came to give identity to our historical process and to the dreams of our liberators.” He stressed the importance thatRead More
ARGENTINA, Bahía Blanca, Alicia Granieri • On April 12, 2015, there was a pilgrimage to the Shrine of the People’s Mother and Queen to celebrate and to express gratitude for the sixty-three years since Father Joseph Kentenich gave his blessing to the Shrine. One of the special moments was the re-inauguration of the “la Casona” [“The Big House”], a place to recall Father Kentenich’s visit to that adobe house, where he had breakfast in the large dining room and where he was given a beautiful cake. Father Kentenich stressed this duringRead More
ARGENTINA, by Mónica Franco • The Week for Church Unity was celebrated for the first time in 1908. And the first celebration of the Week of Prayer in Australia, using texts prepared by a local ecumenical group, took place in 1975. This new way of writing the texts has been maintained until now. The Week with prayers for each day is celebrated in different Christian churches. On Wednesday, May 27, the Santuario del Centro [Central Shrine] was once again the headquarters for this celebration as it has been since 2010;Read More
ARGENTINA, City Bell, by Cristina Levaggi • Schoenstatters of the Mother Thrice Admirable’s Wayside Shrine in City Bell, Argentina, share an enormous joy that they experienced on May 17, 1915. For forty years they have dreamed and created a Covenant culture in all their pastoral and social activities in the Barrio El Ombú [El Ombú Neighborhood]. Now it concerned a project that would combine art and love in honor of the Blessed Mother of Schoenstatt: the Blessed Mother’s mural. On May 17, they inaugurated the mural as a gift forRead More
ARGENTINA, La Plata, Ricardo Moro • During this year, the Family from the La Plata Archdiocese will have a double celebration: on one hand we will celebrate the first fifty years since the blessing of our Freedom Shrine, and on the other hand, the first fifty years of the Father and Founder’s freedom from his exile in Milwaukee.  A celebration that could be triple, because fifty years ago, it was the Archbishop of La Plata, who in addition to building and blessing the Shrine, ordained the first Schoenstatt Fathers.  Therefore weRead More