covenant of love Tag

Audiencia
POPE FRANCIS – MEETING WITH THE SCHOENSTATT FATHERS • On Thursday, September 1, Pope Francis received the participants of the General Chapter of the Schoenstatt Fathers. The Pope emphasized that the mystery of the redemption that Our Lord Jesus Christ has accomplished for all humanity and the whole world has the characteristic note of the Hebrew word berith, covenant, covenant. The blood of Jesus shed on the Cross and offered as a sacrifice of love for all of us (cf. Mk 14:24; 1 Cor 11:25) constituted an irrevocable relationship betweenRead More
Monterrey Santuario
MEXICO, Karla Leal •  As an teenager, almost an adult, in the late 90’s, I used to climb up the sidewalk that existed at that time, and I carried a small bag with cement in one hand and with the other I held on to the ropes that were there to help us climb. Some time later, I remember the blessing of the wayside shrine that was built with the materials that so many young people carried up in backpacks. That day many little violet flowers came out and weRead More
Monterrey
MEXICO, Gabriela de la Garza •  It seems incredible the way time goes by when you love something, make it your home and recognize yourself as part of a big family. — On May 18, 2001, a dream began on the top of a hill…a madness for many, with a very rustic and complicated access road, without public services…but with the illusion, commitment and much love the Schoenstatt Family of Monterrey blessed the Shrine of Maria Camino al Cielo (Mary way to Heaven). There is no doubt that Mary tookRead More
Juventud Masculina
ARGENTINA, Agustín Toloza, Matías Zermatten, Matías Toledo, José Atencio, Lucio Roldán and Ignacio Buschiazzo, via www.schoenstatt.org.ar • December 12, 2021 will be from now on a historic day for the Schoenstatt Family of Santa Fe. On that day, at the Wayside Shrine located in the heart of the city, the first group of life of the Boys’ Youth sealed their covenant. — Last Sunday, after celebrating Mass in our place of grace, six young men sealed their covenant with our Mother. It was undoubtedly the most touching moment we haveRead More
Italia
ITALY, Marie- Christine Jeannenot and Pamela Fabiano • On Saturday, October 16, and Sunday, October 17, the XVII National Meeting of the Schoenstatt Movement in Italy took place in the International Schoenstatt Center of Belmonte: a moment rich in events and fellowship based on the theme of the family, in this special year dedicated to the family by the Pope. — On Saturday the 16th eve, participants arrived from several Regions of Italy, but alas not all owing to pandemic restrictions. In the evening, in an atmosphere of joy andRead More
construcción
Fr. Pablo G. Pérez, National Director for the Schoenstatt Movement in Argentina • Over the last few days, I have been visiting the Schoenstatt families in Corrientes and Chaco. These are communities that, in their various ways, live out what is most unique in our charism: to conquer a shrine for our Mother and Queen. This reality, and everything that emerges from it, shapes the way in which we are called to live our life in the Covenant: in construction mode. — We are called to be constructive in ourRead More
Panamá
PANAMA, Carmen Franco / Maria Fischer • Group meetings, talks, virtual meetings … The pandemic has diminished Schoenstatt’s apostolic life in many places. Also in Panama. “For now, we only dare to celebrate Mass on the 18th of the month. We hold prayers at the wayside shrine…” say the Movement members. — On 18 July, the day on which we renew the Covenant of Love with Mary, we attended Mass at San Francisco da la Caleta parish. Immediately afterward, we went to greet the Blessed Mother at the wayside shrineRead More
Roma famiglie
ITALY, Gian Francesco Romano • Sunday, May 30, on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, a small group of young families who were accompanied by the Schoenstatt Movement in Rome finally sealed the Covenant of Love with Mary. After approximately two years of preparation, between education, pandemic, reflections and new beginnings, six couples decided to entrust their family journey to Mary, the Mother Thrice Admirable, Queen and Victress of Schoenstatt. — The road… troubled The proposal to seal the Covenant of Love with Mary came about in the fallRead More
Nakivale Pilgrim Mother
UGANDA, Jean de Dieu Ntisumbwa/Maria Fischer • Despite of the pandemic and the difficult situation in the Nakivale refugee settlement in Uganda, the 8th largest refugee camp in the world, one single Pilgrim Mother is visiting there since 2019, uniting families in prayer and hope. — On 18th January 2021 Schoenstatt members and families who receive the Pilgrim Mother once again met together at Nakivale parish to renew the Covenant of Love. In Uganda we have a culture of giving thanks whenever we are happy about something; so, on thatRead More
ARGENTINA, Cristina White • As a result of the pandemic, with all its physical and spiritual consequences, our dear Mother and Queen could not stop her pilgrimage, urged, to visit her children. — As the spiritual daughter of Father Esteban Uriburu, I had the grace of receiving from him all the fire of this mission. He transmitted to me Father Kentenich’s desire to take Schoenstatt to the people and the response that the giving of self by João Pozzobon gave to the campaign and, at the same time, the internationalRead More