Boys’ Youth Tag

ORIGINAL SHRINE, Santiago Goyeneche • We are a small bit of Latin America living in Europe, breathing Schoenstatt’s origin, its present, all its gifts, trying to contribute to a better future for the Movement, the Church and the world. For five weeks, twenty members of the Schoenstatt Boys’ Youth from Latin America are living at “Haus Regina,” Our Lady of Schoenstatt Institute House. We will work in Bundesheim (Covenant House) carrying out different activities and working around the Original Shrine and its ministry. The twenty young men will study Fr.Read More
Maria Fischer • They have arrived! Leaders for the Boys’ Youth from Latin America, who want to live, study, and serve around the Original Shrine for a month, are already in the place of their hearts’ desire. They live in the House of the Institute Our Lady of Schoenstatt (Frauen). They have a work and study place in that part of the Bundesheim, which served for the Jubilee 2014 preparation, and they are grateful for all the prayers accompanying them during previous months. They are also very grateful for theRead More

Posted On 10.06.2017In Missions

What is Mission Rome?

PARAGUAY/ITALY by Piero Fiorio • Mission Rome is an apostolic project with the objective to found the Boys’ Youth in Rome. Now, for the third consecutive year, a third group of youths, sent from the Youth Shrine, is working for this founding desire. Ricardo Villaba, Luis Ramírez, Stefano Marazzi and Piero Fiorio form this community. Below I will introduce the different groups to which we belong, support, and guide or give our time and service. But before doing so, I want to say in advance that all of them areRead More

Posted On 17.05.2017In Covenant Life

New Man Crusade 2017

BRAZIL, Boys’ Youth Paraná • For the nineteenth time, Holy Week of Jumas Paraná was filled with self-giving and sacrifice with the New Man Crusade, a walk of some kilometers, annually since 1999. And over the last few years, the number of young boys continues to grow. In the 2017 edition and with the motto: “No longer I, but Christ lives in me…!” (Galatians: 2:20), approximately 220 people had the opportunity to participate in the crusade that was filled with new developments. First there was a change in kilometers fromRead More
BRAZIL, Reginaldo Leite • At the branch meeting, the Schoenstatt Boys’ Youth from Cornélio Procópio decided that they would embrace the Easter of Solidarity Project, and it was done. The Allies Group of Pedro Paulo and Elcio Faria took the lead, and they worked hard for some months. The boys made a brochure, they created a website, and they even had a motto: “Give candy and you will receive smiles.” The idea was to gather candies to donate to area nursery schools. This work impacted the outreach. Every Saturday theyRead More
Fr. Afonso Wosny, Brazil • Many people from our International Schoenstatt Family who were at the 100th anniversary of the Covenant of Love in Schoenstatt fondly remember with gratitude all the support, enthusiasm and dedication they saw in the youth volunteers who worked the Jubilee celebration, and surely dream that that presence of the youths from many countries is still maintained around our original source in Vallendar. School of international leaders of the Boys’ Youth at the Original Shrine – July 2017 Thinking about it and remembering that our workRead More
BRAZIL, Nikolas Oliveira Garcia, via jumasbrasil.com.br • With Mary, Missionary generation: Christ or Nothing! With this noble and inspiring motto, forty-nine members of the JUMAS Southeast Boys’ Youth departed on mission from 14-22 January, to the city of Barueri/SP. Two communities trained in the Matriz de Santa Cruz Parish, St. Jude and St. Catherine’s, with very enthusiastic missionaries, with great missionary zeal, and a willingness to overcome any difficulty for love of the Mother of God and their fellow man. The missions began on Saturday, 14 January, in the SionRead More
MÉXICO, Juan David González, Member of the Machomisiones 2016 Organizational Team • In December 2016, 45 youths from the Monterrey Schoenstatt Boys’ Youth went to “La Casita” [Little House] community to begin construction of a place worthy in which to adore and praise our Lord Jesus Christ and His Mother, our Blessed Mother. La Casita is a community located in the state of Nuevo León, México, where approximately 300 people reside. They eagerly awaited the arrival of the missionaries, since the construction of this chapel represented a great desire toRead More
ITALY, by Federico Bauml and Pamela Fabiano • 18 September 2016, is an important date for the Schoenstatt Family since it marks the return of the Italian website to the International schoenstatt.org. Youths’ challenge for schoenstatt.org’s Italian website At the end of July, the Italian website was no longer up-dated due to an unforeseen shortage of translators of goodwill to translate news received in other languages and because of a lack of Italian news editors. Well, after many meetings, conversations, and above all, after the excitement of the World YouthRead More
PARAGUAY, José Argüello • It was a terrible fright; on Wednesday, 7 September, there was a huge fire in the Boys’ Youth House in front of the Asunción Youth Shrine. Usually a group of boys spends a week together at the house. Thanks be to God, when the fire happened, no one was in the house, and it was just a big scare with a great deal of building damage. The damage and repairs are being evaluated.  There is sorrow and anger about the incident, and enormous gratitude that thereRead More