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sacerdocio
COSTA RICA, Fr. José Luis Correa • Father Juan Luis, recently ordained priest last December, Parochial Vicar of the Parish of Santa Ana, came to celebrate his first Mass in the Shrine and to consecrate his priesthood to the Blessed Mother, to Mary of the Covenant. — Father José Agustín Santori and I concelebrated. Then we shared lunch. The newly ordained priest studied chemistry for three years before entering the National Seminary of Costa Rica. He had already come to the shrine a couple of weeks ago. Original: Spanish, 29.01.2023.Read More
matrimonios jovenes
COSTA RICA, Lorena Montoya •  We have started 2023 with 25 new groups of couples (12 adult couples, 9 young couples and three groups of the “Pastoral of Hope” – Remarried couples), for a total of 170 couples. — The young couples are couples from different areas of the country who have been married for less than five years, with an average age of 32. Some of them have received formation in parish family ministries or other movements. This generation is characterized by the fact that a good part ofRead More
Costa Rica
COSTA RICA, Father José Luis Correa •  Accompanied by the Apostolic Nuncio in Costa Rica, Bishop Bruno Musaró, and the Secretary of the Nunciature, the Romanian Bishop Laurencio Dacuta, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Bucharest, Bishop Aurel Percă, visited the Schoenstatt Shrine in the Costa Rican capital. — He was received by Father José Luis Correa, National Advisor of the Schoenstatt Movement in Costa Rica and Central America and Continental Coordinator of Schoenstatt in the Americas. Father Patricio Moore, who is currently in Costa Rica, and another Romanian priest were alsoRead More
Premiere en Madrid
SPAIN, Ambrosio Arizu/Maria Fischer • “Tell them to write on the web”, Ambrosio Arizu answers me when I tell him that within the schoenstatt.org team, after so many articles about Madre Ven – the pilgrimage in 2021, and the film in 2022 – the hope grew to be able to see the film also in Portugal and Argentina. The diffusion of the film is in charge of the production company Goya… but with the touch of “nothing without us”, since Goya acts from the popular request, expressed in a formRead More
Isidro Perera
COSTA RICA, Maria Fischer • On Holy Family Day, Friday, December 30, the first Costa Rican member of the Family Federation, Isidro Perera, passed away. Together with Pat Fernandez they were national co-advisors of the Movement in El Salvador. — I cannot and do not want to get ahead of the memories, gratitude, thoughts of the Movement in Costa Rica and El Salvador, of people and communities that shared moments of mission and dedication with Isidro. But I want to dedicate a couple of lines in schoenstatt.org to this greatRead More
Alianza de Amor Costa Rica
COSTA RICA, Ricardo Barrantes • The morning of Saturday, November 3, began with rain at the Family of Hope Shrine, however, this did not prevent the preparations for the Covenant of Love that would be made moments later by several groups of couples from beginning. — Groups G4 Hearts pointed in Faith, G5 Messengers of Light, G6 Instruments of Mary, of the Family Branch of the East Sector of San José, G4 Walkers in Faith and G5 Homes welcomed by Mary of Carthage and a member of G2 of theRead More
alianza
COSTA RICA, Sergio Sánchez • The Covenant of Love with Mary is Schoenstatt’s original way of living the baptismal covenant. It expresses and guarantees our covenant with the Blessed Trinity. Understood in this way, it is “the source of vitality and the center of Schoenstatt’s spirituality”, the heart of Schoenstatt. And today, especially in the Family of Hope Shrine, this vitality could be experienced. — From very early in the morning, monitors and members of the Pastoral groups of the Shrine worked on all the details for the great celebration;Read More
sacerdotes Cartago
COSTA RICA, Fr. José Luis Correa / María Fischer • On Monday, November 21, an encounter of priests connected to Schoenstatt was held in the city of Cartago, Costa Rica. — Seven diocesan priests participated along with Father José Luis Correa. A special moment was the presentation of the Pilgrim MTA of the Priests to the pastor of Turrialba in the Diocese of Cartago. A retreat for the priests was scheduled for January 23 at the Family of Hope Shrine in Santa Ana, San José. Original: Spanish. Translation: Maria FischerRead More
Costa Rica San Carlos
COSTA RICA, Flora Rojas • Schoenstatt Costa Rica began its irruption in the Diocese of Ciudad Quesada, made up of several cantons in the northern part of the country, in the year 2020. After participating in the Fortalecimiento Matrimonial, the couple formed by Jorre Valeart (Belgian by birth), and Verónica Herrera (from San Carlos) called other couples to form a first group in San Carlos. A talk focused on young couples was held and while the desire to start meetings was growing, a national emergency was declared due to theRead More
Heredia Señoras
COSTA RICA, Gabriela Quesada •  Last July, work began with our national advisor, Father José Luis Correa, and with Father Manuel Peña, pastor of the Church of San Pablo, Heredia, on the enthronement of the picture of our beloved Blessed Mother in this parish. The goal was to have her with us on October 18, 2022 to celebrate and commemorate such an important date for us Schoenstatters. And so it was. — What began as a desire and a wish of several people from Heredia and Father Peña has becomeRead More