covenant of love Tag

By Maria Emilia Vidal, Maria Fischer, Ani Souberlich, María Victoria Ramírez Jou • Daybreak at the National Shrine Tuparenda Paraguay and the pilgrims arrived…. Arrival of the first pilgrims Servants The Rosary Campaign team was ready to welcome the missionaries The bells for the Iglesia Santa Maria de la Trinidad [Holy Mary of the Trinity Church] that were blessed that day   Waiting Children praying the rosary The grounds were full on a cool and sunny day Bishop Francisco Pistilli, celebrant of the Mass at 9:00 a.m. They greeted him:Read More
BRAZIL, Caieiras July 19, 2015: To the Schoenstatt Boys’ Youth (JUMAS) in Brazil and for all of Schoenstatt• On 19 July, we gather to celebrate the anniversary of our Covenant of Love with the MTA and with God! Many of you do not know us, but know that we know who you are and we constantly pray for you. Who are we? We are the group “Apostles of Mary’s Boat” from Caieiras/São Paulo. We have been in existence for twenty years, twelve of them with the Covenant of Love andRead More
By Cristina White, Argentina, missionary of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign • The Synod on the Family convoked by the Holy Father will be held in Rome in October. We are aware of the great pressures and difficulties the Christian family is subjected to at the present time. As the Church, we count on the help of grace to find ways that will allow us to save it from so many attacks and so many worldly values to which it is subjected to. This is where the importance of praying forRead More
A cordial greeting to everyone from the Tupãrenda Shrine in Paraguay. I am Father Oscar Iván Saldívar, a Paraguayan Schoenstatt Father. I am 33 years old; I was ordained as a priest on November 9, 2013, in the church in construction Santa María de la Trinidad, in Tupãrenda (Ypacaraí-Paraguay). I learned about the Schoenstatt Apostolic Movement, right here in Tupãrenda on October 18, 2000. My first experiences in Schoenstatt helped me to perceive God’s paternity and mercy. For this reason, in Covenant of Love with Mary – I sealed myRead More
Today Renate Immler, who lives at Durach near Kempten, in the Bavarian Allgau region, Germany, will answer our questions. Together with her husband, Christian, she is a member of the Schoenstatt Family Federation and a Family Trainer after completing a three-year course in Kentenich Pedagogy. They are the parents of six children, and have two foster children. They are also the supporters and motivating force behind the Josef Kentenich School in Leubas •   We are already six months into the second century of the covenant of love. What isRead More
Today Fr Leonhard Erhard, retired parish priest and member of the Priests’ Federation, who is working at the Schoenstatt Centre in Memholz, Germany, will answer these questions. “As an end-of-range model with some mobility, who is just about able not to stand in the way of active life, I no longer fit completely into the optimistic Jubilee spirit of a new start. When they look back at the answers offered until now, people could arrive at the idea that a photo from Granny’s album has got lost.” That was howRead More
Today, Ana Mercedes de Gutiérrez de Nieuwenhuis answers: She is a Salvadorian coordinator of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign in El Salvador. She learned about the Rosary Campaign in Monterrey, Mexico, and she had the blessing of taking the Blessed Mother to visit homes there for almost ten years, now for fifteen years more. “Our Father and She have undeservedly granted me to try to make known the wonderful spirituality that our Father Kentenich has given us, like a bishop told us here in our country: “The Schoenstatt founder was aRead More
Today: León Muñoz and Inés Caviglia, from Montevideo, Uruguay answers: They have belonged to the Family Branch for 10 years. León is a cardiologist and Inés is a dentist. They have two daughters, who are 14 and 16 • Six months into the pilgrimage through the second century of the covenant of love…what is your dream for this Schoenstatt in who we are and where we find ourselves in the Church and in the world, and in our mission? We see a Schoenstatt that is more committed to the Church andRead More
Today Silvia Fretes Carmagnola answers: She is a 35 year-old Paraguayan business psychologist, Director of PULSO Consulting firm, and dedicated to the Organizational development. She joined the movement directly into the Professional Women in 2006 sealing her Covenant of Love in 2008. In addition she was assistant branch leader for two years and group leader in 2013, the group is presently named Instrumentos de Maria [Mary’s Instruments]. Her Home shrine was blessed in 2013 • Six months into the pilgrimage through the second century of the covenant of love…what isRead More
Today, Alfredo Cabrera answers: he has been married for 18 years to Claudia Ríos, and they have three children. Alfred is coordinator for Rosario de Hombres [Rosary for Men] in Paraguay and his wife is coordinator of the Pastoral for engaged couples in Tuparenda • Six months into the pilgrimage through the second century of the covenant of love…what is your dream for this Schoenstatt in who we are and where we find ourselves in the Church and in the world, and in our mission? We have learned much with Schoenstatt,Read More