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Posted On 01.09.2019In Hoerde

Hoerde, Covenant Pentecost

HOERDE – AND NOW WHAT?, ARGENTINA, Mario and Marinés Martínez Franco • With the motto: “Hoerde, Covenant Pentecost”, the Argentinean Federations gathered for the first time to celebrate 100 years of the Hoerde Journey’s Jubilee, in Huerta Grande, Córdoba. — Prepared some years ago through many exchanges of different leaders in Argentina, it was a family-like and fraternal encounter around the Blessed Mother and Father Kentenich. Federations’ members from Priests, Families, Mothers, Women, to the nascent Men’s Federation were present. In total, there were about 400 people. Delegates from theRead More
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • From its founding on November 17th, 2012, the Madrugadores del Cerro (The Early Risers on the Hill), as they are fondly described, haven’t yet missed a dawn.   They have formally begun their activities for the year with a presentation of this year’s theme and event, the first of eight planned dialogues for 2019.— How they do it Madrugadores del Cerro meet on the first and third Saturdays of each month, punctually from 7 to 9 am, by the Shrine of Life and Hope in Córdoba, Argentina. Read More
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • In Córdoba, the Mediterranean of Argentina, 161 Madrugadores from seven provinces met over a weekend to bond, pray, and grow on the path of holiness; a call that every Christian should question in his heart. Six priests accompanied the gathering, three Catholic businessmen gave testimony of their activity and Archbishop Carlos José Ñañez celebrated the main Eucharist. It was a feast for the soul! — Joy, emotions, and testimonies Seeing them arrive indicated the three days they would spend together would be “glorious.” In every room,Read More
ARGENTINA, Claudia Echenique, with material from schoenstatt.org.ar • On the afternoon of Saturday, 28 July, Santiago Nicolás Ferrero Arinci was ordained as a priest with the laying on of hands by Bishop Francisco Pistilli, the Pa’i at the Córdoba Cathedral. Scores of Schoenstatt Father priests and seminarians, along with hundreds of relatives and friends filled the church to capacity. Everyone highlighted the small details that were prepared for the celebration. At every moment, it was noted that Santiago puts a lot of personality in everything he undertakes. — During thisRead More
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • With an expectation of bringing together more than 250 men from all the country and with enormous enthusiasm and lots of work, a Madrugadores team from Córdoba is organizing a National Gathering 18-20 August 2018. — The work is easier when shared by an adequate division of tasks, and although it is tremendously demanding, the selfless effort that every member of the commission gives daily makes a difference. What generosity and sense of others! Prayer is the first thing Different prayer warriors from several communities haveRead More
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • Exactly five years from the first Madrugada (Daybreak), on 17 November, the “Madrugadores del Cerro” celebrated with a Holy Mass, the immense loyalty to the Blessed Mother over these past five years, and the perseverance of each one of the men. Providentially the ceremony coincided with the 30th Anniversary of the priestly ordination of their adviser, Fr. Juan José Riba. The celebration was complete! A little bit of history They were born in Comodoro Rivadavia, province of Chubut, the cradle of the Argentinean Madrugadores, and littleRead More
ARGENTINA, Fr. José María Iturrería • On Monday, 16 January, we began the Camino de Brochero [Brochero’s Road] with a Mass of sending forth at the Shrine of Life and Hope in Córdoba. We received all the symbols that would accompany us on the walk, above all, the enormous number of petitions we received from many places, including Pope Francis’ current intention. We were surprised at how many people entrust their needs to Cura Brochero, and they trusted us to take these petitions to this saint. It is a greatRead More
ARGENTINA, Fr. José María Iturrería • In Argentina, as well as at the Vatican, and even at the Belmonte Shrine in Rome, everything is in preparation for 16 October, when Pope Francis will canonize José Gabriel del Rosario Brochero, better known as Cura Brochero, at the St. Peters.  That day, he will become the first Argentinean saint, who was born and died in that country.  For the occasion of the canonization that will be attended by several groups of Schoenstatt pilgrims, Fr. José María Iturrería, the great promoter of initiativesRead More
ARGENTINA, María Teresa Martino • Where to begin?  Everyone knows that we women have a tendency to look at magazines from back to front, and so I would like to continue that method by savoring the final fruitfulness, enjoying “the picture,” and announcing to everyone that in the light of the looks and the warmth of the embraces, the echo of transformed hearts could be perceived. We arrived from various places, but we all said goodbye from the same common place- home:  the certainty of the shared mission, the unanimous convictionRead More
ARGENTINA, Córdoba, Juan Barbosa • On Saturday, 7 November, the first priestly ordination in its history was held in the Shrine of Life and of Hope: Juan Andrés Le Vraux is now a Schoenstatt Father. This celebration became a milestone that will remain forever in the Córdoba Schoenstatt Family’s memory. There were a thousand participants, a threat of rain, which in the end was delayed, and the presence of two bishops concelebrating along with more than thirty priests and seminarians. One of their sons, a member of the Boys’ Youth, whoRead More