Fr. José Luis Correa Tag

COSTA RICA, Fr. José Luis Correa • On Sunday, November 12, the first members`circle of the Schoenstatt University Girls’ Youth from San José, Costa Rica, made their consecration in the Shrine ‘Family of Hope’, located in Santa Ana (Archdiocese of San Jose). The advisers of the Girls’ Youth from the capital of Costa Rica, Fr. José Luis Correa and Mrs. Rosa Lobo de Aymerich, presided. Sr. M. Amparao V., who is also an adviser of the Girls’ Branches of the Costa Rican Movement, sent her greeting from Bogotá (Colombia), whereRead More
EL SALVADOR, Fr. José Luis Correa • In El Salvador, Blessed Bishop Oscar Romero’s small country, there has been Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign missionary groups for decades. There is also a Mother’ Branch group, two groups for young couples, and a group of young professionals just starting – the latter having sealed the founding at the tomb of Blessed Bishop Romero. Now another important bit of impressive news arrived regarding this country, Mauricio Salazar shared: “I am writing at Ana Mercedes Gutierréz’ suggestion informing you with the good news regarding the startRead More
EL SALVADOR, Silvia Nasser • During his recent trip to El Salvador for strengthening and founding, Fr. José Luis Correa (a Chilean Schoenstatt Father, adviser to the Costa Rican Schoenstatt Movement, who accompanies Schoenstatt families from Central America) met with Fr. Jorge Soto, the pastor of a rural area of El Salvador on Coatepeque Lake, 50 kilometers from San Salvador, the capital. This priest is very open to Schoenstatt, and he supports all the initiatives. The Mothers’ Branch from El Salvador work there with the area’s children through a projectRead More
LATIN AMERICA, Fr. José Luis Correa • From 15 – 19 May, the Ecclesial Movements and New Communities conference was held in Santo Domingo; CELAM, the Latin American Episcopal Council, organized it. Ramón Marini from Paraguay’s Family Federation represented Schoenstatt. Fr. José Luis Correa was a speaker of two of three conferences. A service to the Latin American Church! Original: Spanish. 14 May 2017. Translation: Celina M. Garza, San Antonio, TX USA. Edited: Melissa Peña-Janknegt, Elgin, TX USARead More
COSTA RICA, Michelle Ramírez de Monturiol • Costa Rica experienced a triduum of celebration; it was a weekend filled with joy for the blessing of their first “Family of Hope” Shrine, the fruit of 20 years of contributions to the capital of grace. Saturday, 18 March, was not only a day of renewal of the Covenant of Love but a dream of many was fulfilled. Now the first Schoenstatt Shrine in Costa Rica and Central America has become a reality. The blessing was led by the Bishop Rafael Quirós QuirósRead More
CHILE, Fr. Egon M. Zillekens, Fr. Alejandro Blanco, Maria Fischer • “If I am attached to Schoenstatt, I identify with all that pertains to Schoenstatt, and all that comes forth from Schoenstatt,” Fr. Kentenich said near the end of 1933, at a conference on the “mystery of Schoenstatt.” A few days ago in Schoenstatt – concretely in the Federation of Schoenstatt Diocesan Priests in Chile – something very important has happened. And as an eloquent form of interaction, taken on the one hand by an open attitude, and on theRead More
COSTA RICA, Gonzalo Vega• On 18 November 2016, Covenant Day was also a historic day for the Costa Rican Schoenstatt Family.  On this day, a desire came closer to being realized after property was acquired, where Costa Rica and Central America’s first Shrine will be built.  We hopefully project this desire of almost 20 years will become a reality in four months. Family of Hope The Eucharist was celebrated on this property with more than 400 people attending overflowing with joy, applause, and tears. Fr. José Correa Lira – NationalRead More