Auxiliary Tag

PARAGUAY, Encarnación, by Julia and Rodolfo Widmann • The Schoenstatt Family from Encarnación and the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign has had a special privilege since December 2014:  The diocesan bishop is a Schoenstatt Father, Bishop Francisco Pistilli, who knows and loves the Campaign and he counts on its support in his diocese.  At the beginning of 2015, a meeting was held at the bishopric with Bishop Pistille, the outgoing coordinator Chiquita Martín and the new coordinators, Julia and Rodolfo Widmann.   Going forth and sharing her graces In August, twenty-seven PilgrimRead More
BRAZIL, Sr. M. Rosequiel Fávero, via • The Brazil’s southern region Schoenstatt Family began Holy Week with some sad news: Giuseppe Marramarco died. He was known for his untiring apostolate with the Pilgrim Auxiliary MTA among convicts in Río Grande do Sul. His life was transformed by an encounter with the Servant of God João Pozzobon in 1985 Giuseppe Antonio Marramarco was born in the city of Corleto Perticar, province of Potenza, Italy, and at the age of 23, he arrived as an immigrant to Brazil on 24 MarchRead More
PARAGUAY, Santa Rita, by Amada Girett/org • Santa Rita (department of Alto Paraná) located approximately 350 km east of Asunción has a natural wonder that has gained a lot of attention in recent times.  It is a tunnel of lead trees (mimosas) that extends 1,550 m. (almost a mile) in length along a stretch of Route 6.  At this time, it is one of the area’s main natural tourist attractions.  It all began about twenty-five years ago, when a few lead trees were planted on both sides of a stretchRead More
Italy, Rome, Sister Maria Vera Lucia • On 30 April 2015, in the heart of Rome, in Piazza del Popolo, a very significant meeting for the Movement took place. On the initiative of the Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Rome, Matteo Zuppi, entitled “50 days of fire”. It is an invitation to the preparation of the Solemnity of Pentecost. Sister Vera Lucia, who is behind every major event in Rome, formulated, a week before, a very compelling and convincing invitation, in which she wrote that the Schoenstatt Movement, likeRead More
by Leti and Martín Pereira, Paraguay It’s in the small everyday things that the Blessed Mother gifts us with the greatest blessings, or as João Pozzobon use to say: “Mother takes care of everything.” We are Leti and Martín and we have been married for almost eight years. We live in Asunción and are parents to Mariana, the girl with mandarins for the Pope and who is about to turn five, and Juan Martín who is 11 months old. We are Schoenstatt Pilgrim Mother Campaign missionaries and belong to theRead More