Guardians of the Shrine Tag

MÉXICO, by Claudia Ruiz and Rosario Rodríguez • Our Shrine in Monterrey, Mexico, is located on the highest mountain peak, and to reach it, we have to travel a rather challenging route softened somewhat by the spectacular panoramic views we enjoy. The route invites us to leave comfort behind, and depart on a spiritual and physical pilgrimage—finding ourselves in a place of peace and relishing the silence and love of Our Mother. Over the years, great physical, economic, and spiritual efforts have been made to conquer it and now, weRead More
PARAGUAY, Karen and Bernardino Portillo • The day dawned gray and cool, but the Gathering of Guardians and Collaborators gave the day a colorful touch and warmth.  Two good teams, which the Schoenstatt Movement at the Tupãrenda Shrine counts on to serve pilgrims, carry out this activity annually. Mercy Fr. Antonio Cosp’s presentation of “The Father’s merciful gaze” based on AMORIS LAETITTIA began the Gathering.  Then there was a meditation on Fr. Antonio’s message. Fr. Oscar Saldivar gave the second talk entitled “Deepening our relationship with the Father of Mercy;” itRead More
PARAGUAY, by Karen Méndez García and Bernardino Portillo Marín • On Sunday, 17 April, wonderful weather accompanied the first “walk” through Tupãrenda to learn about all the corners and much of the rich history of the Shrine. There are 147 Shrine guardians, who collaborate in the Shrine Ministry so that every pilgrim may find his/her way to this source grace, and so that the Blessed Mother may welcome more and more pilgrims. Eighteen guardians and two pilgrims joined the walk, everyone asked questions, they wanted to know when and howRead More