Argentina Tag

Fr. Guillermo Carmona, National Director of the Movement in Argentina • Let us go out to the encounter to build peace. Peace is a primary need of man and of Argentina at the present. Christians – also Schoenstatters – go out to the encounter to be builders of peace. We make a Covenant with Mary, like our Founder did, and we crown Her Queen of the Universe: “For your holy heart is the world’s harbor of peace, the sign of election and gateway to heaven.” (Heavenwards, American Edition, p. 141)Read More
Today Carlos E. Barrio Lipperheide responds: He is a lawyer who graduated from Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires [National University of Buenos Aires] (1981], specializing in Business and Financial Law. He studied collective bargaining in Argentina and Harvard, mediation in the law school of UBA, and Ontological Coaching at the Institute of Comprehensive Studies. He is the program director of coaching for INICIA, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing training courses for new entrepreneurs. He wrote the book, Vivir la empresa en forma orgánica [To Live Business in an OrganicRead More
Argentina, Tucumán, by Silvia Sibay • Almost ten years ago, on September 8, 2005, three Schoenstatt Father novices made one of the legacies of their stay at Tucumán a reality: the construction and the blessing of a Wayside Shrine of our beloved Blessed Mother at Padilla Hospital, the place where they were carrying out their social work practicum. The pioneers: Joaquín, Claudio, and Manu sowed the seed. Today two of them are Schoenstatt Fathers: Fr. Claudio Martínez Felmer (Chile) and Fr. Manuel López Naón (Argentina). When they had to leave,Read More

Posted On 12.08.2015In Campaign

A missionary boy

ARGENTINA, Goya, Inés Petiti and Maria Fischer • Juan Bautista is six-years old, and he is a new Pilgrim MTA little missionary. He offers his hands, his feet and his heart to walk with the Pilgrim MTA. As a gift for the 17th anniversary of the Rosary Campaign, which will be celebrated at the wayside shrine of Goya on August 18th, Juan Bautista, offers his childlike innocence with loving trust and with great love for the Blessed Mother accompanying Mary and taking her to his friends, so that Jesus canRead More
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, Aleteia.org •   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