Florencio Varela Tag

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, Maria Fischer • David approached me, a little shy and with a smile that warms the heart, he asked me: Why are you here? I felt I was in the “Pope’s video”, in the middle of his prayer intention for this month of November. I sat on the bench with David. With Jesus. Jesus dressed as an eight-year-old boy. “There are still millions of children who suffer…,” the Pope says. “They are not numbers: they are human beings with a name, with a face of their own, with anRead 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
ARGENTINA| Gabriela Sarquis de Imperatrice • Approximately 7 years ago I began as a volunteer at the Casa del Niño P. José Kentenich (Day Care Center) in Florencio Varela, after having gone to share and collaborate with the celebration of a Children’s Day. That day, when I saw the happy faces of the close to 300 children who attend the Casa daily, I thought … this is where I want to do my apostolate.  – I am Gabriela Sarquis de Imperatrice. With Gustavo, my husband, we have 5 children andRead More
ARGENTINA, Mercedes Verón, Director of the Casa del Niño Padre José Kentenich  • La Casa del Niño (Children’s House), a private institution, is in Florencio Varela, Province of Buenos Aires and was created on June 16, 1985, in the year of Father Joseph Kentenich’s centennial, from whom it takes its name. With the support of the Schoenstatt Apostolic Movement, little by little, with much effort and with the unconditional generosity of many people, this little house was built, which at this time gives 340 children between the ages of 3Read More
ARGENTINA, Father Alberto Eronti • Twenty-five years ago, on Sunday, February 27th, 1994, the Shrine, Zion of the Father, was blessed in Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires.  Bishop Claudio Giménez Medina, then the auxiliary bishop of Asunción, Paraguay, blessed it.  After years of spiritual preparation, the Regional Schoenstatt Fathers had decided to build the Shrine, the source of grace, next to their Regional House. — For the blessing, Fathers were present from many countries:  Argentina, Germany, Brazil, Chile, Spain and Paraguay, also present were priests from the local diocese.   We hadRead More