Fr. José Luis Correa Tag

Mons. Mario Enrique Quiróz en el Santurio Original
ORIGINAL SHRINE / COSTA RICA, Laura Loaiza • The Bishop of Cartago, Costa Rica, Mario Enrique Quirós spent Christmas in Schoenstatt, Germany. He was very grateful for the welcome, for the time he had to pray, to rest, to learn more about Schoenstatt. He was happy! — In his diocese there are many Schoenstatt couples’ groups, there are some couples of the Family Federation, groups of the Mothers’ Branch, of the Men’s Branch (five), of the Girls’ Youth, of the Women’s Apostolic League, of the Young Professionals, several communities ofRead More
Retiro de la Rama de Señoras El Salvador
EL SALVADOR, Florencia Couto • July a month full of life and fruitfulness in El Salvador! The first retreat of the Ladies Branch of Schoenstatt El Salvador took place with great success in an event full of inspiration and bonds of faith and friendship, last Saturday, July 15. — The encounter, called “Mary, model of woman, wife and mother”, was presided by Father José Luis Correa and convoked about 40 women who sought to imitate the Virgin Mary and strengthen their faith, to become those little Marys that the worldRead 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
COSTA RICA, Laura Loaiza • On November 12, in the Family of Hope Shrine, in Santa Ana, San José, with great joy and a willing heart, three groups of the Ladies’ Branch of the Diocese of Cartago, with a total of 25 women sealed their Covenant of Love, in which they exchanged hearts, goods and interests with the Mother Thrice Admirable of Schoenstatt. — This unforgettable moment was presided over by Father José Luis Correa. The Diocese of Cartago currently has ten groups of the Ladies’ Branch, inspired by theRead More
Sacerdotes Costa Rica
COSTA RICA, Fr. José Luis Correa • On November 4, a fraternity and formation meeting for diocesan priests was held at the Shrine of the Family of Hope, in Santa Ana, San José. — Fr. Erick Longan, bursar of the Archdiocese, Fr. Reyner Castro, who advises the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign in San José, Fr. Joel Levi, a priest of one year of ministry, and Fr. Manuel Peña, recently appointed as a member of the Metropolitan Chapter, participated in the Holy Mass at the shrine and then had a fraternal exchange.Read More
P. Juan Pablo Catoggio en Costa Rica
COSTA RICA, Fr. José Luis Correa Lira, Lourdes Rosabal • “I think he went back to Germany, very happy for all the life he experienced here”, commented Fr. José Luis Correa about the recent visit of Fr. Juan Pablo Catoggio, Superior General of the Institute of the Schoenstatt Fathers, to Costa Rica, where he was with a full schedule between January 8 and 12, 2022. — Father Juan Pablo presided at several Eucharists in the Shrine: the same day of his arrival in San Jose, dazzling by the quality ofRead More
sacerdotes diocesanos
COSTA RICA, Juan Perez • On Friday, June 4, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the priestly ordination of Fr. Reyner Castro, a member of the Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests from San José. — He presided over and preached the homily during the Mass at the Family of Hope shrine, accompanied by Fr Luis Herrera (they both sealed their Covenant of Love with the Blessed Mother a couple of years ago). After Mass, it was time to share a meal. Several other priests arrived, including the vicar of theRead More
COSTA RICA, Juan Pérez • On Friday, June 4, a group of 20 graduating students from Country Day School, San Jose, had a Mass in the Schoenstatt Shrine. — The initiative had echoed so much in them that, even in the previous days, several of them went to confession. One of the boys, Jorge Eduardo Herdocia, whose parents belong to the Schoenstatt Family Federation, welcomed them. Victoria did the reading and another girl read the petitions for forgiveness. During the homily, Father José Luis Correa, national advisor of the MovementRead More
COSTA RICA, Monica Orlich • This year, like so many things in our lives, the annual Family Branch retreat had to be transformed. It left behind the usual weekend in a retreat house and found a new temporary home in the virtual world, with only ten couples attending in person at the Movement House, but over 50 connected through Zoom. — As in all challenges there are also great opportunities: the retreat could reach more couples and transcend borders. Of the virtual participants, many belong to the different communities ofRead More