Casa del Niño Tag

Huerta Casa del Niño
ARGENTINA, Juan Diego Stellatelli • The vegetable garden at Casa del Niño is beginning to bear fruit. The first squashes have already been prepared in our kitchen. — What are the benefits of a vegetable garden for the children? It promotes teamwork, cooperation and camaraderie, patience, perseverance and a sense of responsibility. It promotes an awareness of life. Children realize that a plant needs care, attention, waiting, development, and a process to finally produce a final result (flower, vegetable, fruit). It stimulates the senses as they learn through touch, smell,Read More
Colonia de verano
ARGENTINA, Juan Diego Stellatelli / María Fischer • The Casa del Niño in Florencio Varela recently received a donation of around €60 from Germany… in the middle of the summer season in the southern hemisphere. And the question arose spontaneously: What do our 300 children do during the very long summer vacation? We know that there is no school. We know that the families in this desperately poor district can’t go on vacation by the sea. Is the Casa del Niño actually open? Is there a program? There is. —Read More
Navidad en la Casa del Niño
ARGENTINA, Gabriela Sarquis • Since the beginning of Advent, the children at Casa del Niño have been preparing for the great Christmas celebration. — The older children made the Advent wreath and every week they prayed with everyone and lit a candle. They also had an Advent calendar with little resolutions such as “help mom at home, tidy up, help a friend, don’t argue” and others that they wrote down themselves. On December 8, they set up the Christmas tree and the manger and waited for the arrival of theRead More
Cena solidaria
ARGENTINA, Gabriela Sarquis • On Thursday, October 5, the fourth edition of the event “We are one with others” took place, an event to raise funds and get to know more about the benefited institutions. This night of solidarity invited all of us to support the Casa del Niño P. José Kentenich, the NGO Dale tu mano, the Schoenstatt Fathers and the Confidentia Shrine. It is possible thanks to the generous collaboration of many people and companies committed to these projects. — The event took place at the Espacio DarwinRead More
Casa del Niño
ARGENTINA, Juan Diego Stellatelli • We would like to thank Professors Silvia E. Asis and José A. Postigo of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry of the UBA (University of Buenos Aires) for once again choosing us to carry out the Environmental Education and Training Project on Integrated Management of Solid Urban Waste in our institution, the Casa del Niño in Florencio Varela. — The general objective of this project is to educate children, adolescents, and adults to take care of the environment and the whole community that surrounds them:Read More
Misión Galilea
ARGENTINA, Fr. Juan Molina • For the third consecutive year, young university students of the Schoenstatt Men’s Youth from different parts of the country gathered to experience another edition of the volunteering and mission “Galilea” in Florencio Varela. For ten days they experienced the encounter with Jesus in prayer, community and especially in service to the most excluded. Thus, distributed in different groups, they visited the prisoners, the sick and the children, feeling in them and for them the mercy of God. During these days they experienced that the GalileeRead More
Casa del Niño Florencio Varela
ARGENTINA, Gabriela Sarquis • On Monday, June 5th, at the Casa del Niño Father Joseph Kentenich, we sent out the Pilgrim MTA’s that will visit the homes of the families of the children in Florencio Varela, who attend the House and also the management staff, counselors, kitchen and cleaning staff. — What a network of bonds the great Missionary is creating among so many people who, from their gifts and tasks, unite in the effort to give an opportunity to 300 children from low-income families. The parents, the volunteers ofRead More
Casa del Niño
ARGENTINA, Maria Fischer • Casa del Niño recently launched its new website – with many photos, a concise presentation of mission and vision, an institutional video, options for online donations, and all this not only in Spanish, but also in English and German. — The day care center “Casa del Niño P. José Kentenich” is a social project that is not only important for Florencio Varela or for Argentina, but that radiates far and wide. Many people in other countries of Latin America, in the United States, in Europe andRead More
Adviento en la Casa del Niño
ARGENTINA, Gabriela Sarquis • This week Advent began and so did Advent at the Casa del Niño. We began this season that the Church proposes to us to prepare us for the great feast of the birth of Jesus, made a child, out of love for all of us. And his love has neither beginning nor end, it is forever. — That is why the children of Casa del Niño started the week by putting together a big Christmas tree, donated by Patricia, who together with the children prepared andRead More
Casa del Niño
ARGENTINA, Gabriela Sarquis • On Tuesday, October 18, we went on pilgrimage with the children of Casa del Niño P. José Kentenich to the Shrine of Sion del Padre, in Florencio Varela. They arrived singing “Mary is passing by, Mary is passing by, and when she passes by everything is transformed, joy comes, sadness goes.” — Upon arriving at the Shrine, the children told us that they felt the embrace of the Blessed Mother, which allowed us to tell them that She gives us the grace of shelter. We alsoRead More