at-risk babies Tag

ARGENTINA, Martha Liotti • Pentecost, a time of divine power that transforms and sends forth, it transformed the Apostles, confused and undecided men, into witnesses and martyrs for love of the Lord. The Schoenstatt Family from Corrientes celebrated this feast like the first Cenacle, gathered and close to their Mother, on the Tierra de María (Mary’s Land) grounds. Here on Sunday, 20 May 2018, within this framework, the cornerstone of Corrientes’ future shrine was blessed. —   Fr. Alejandro Blanco Araujo, of the Federation of Schoenstatt Fathers, presided at thisRead More
PARAGUAY, Julia Troche and Daniel Ávila • This story began on 20 August 2016, which until now, has been the most significant one in my life, rather our lives, because I want to include my whole family. On a winter’s Saturday, at six in the morning, I was taken to the operating room after thirty long days of confinement to give birth to my third child, a boy, after having two girls. We never imagined that our little one would be born with a congenital defect called esophageal atresia, whichRead More
ARGENTINA, Martha Liotti • It all began on 13 January 2010, when Florencia Yasmín was born, at twenty-eight weeks, weighing 1.350 grams, and she was placed in an incubator. That same day, she received a visit from the Schoenstatt Pilgrim Mother in the modality of at-risk babies and children, and her parents consecrated to her Immaculate Heart. Two months of silent waiting went by marked by days and nights of farewells, which were always painful. Florencia grew healthy with no difficulties, and finally she was released weighing 2,300 grams. AtRead More