Guatemala Tag

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GUATEMALA, Cori Verdugo / María Fischer • “When we picked up Fr. José Luis and were driving through the city, he suddenly saw one of our urban wayside shrines on the side of the road and told us: Look, look! and asked us to slow down to take a good look and take pictures … and we wanted it to be a surprise for him, but …” Urban wayside shrine? “Yes,” explains Cori Verdugo enthusiastically. “That’s what we wanted to call these wayside shrines in the city, which are notRead More
GUATEMALA, Cori Verdugo • “Two friends that had never heard of Schoenstatt came to Father José Luis Correa’s talk and at the end commented to me: ‘I loved it, I loved it!’ And they are going to participate in my group!” On Thursday, 25 July, 2019, the Schoenstatt Ladies’ Branch (Mothers) of Guatemala City held a conference for women, in San Martin de Porres’ parish, with the topic “Harmonizing head, heart, and will” and a large group of women participated, some of whom already knew Schoenstatt and participate in theRead More
GUATEMALA, Marta Cristina Pérez and Maria Fischer • The small and very active Schoenstatt Family from Esquipulas, Guatemala, just produced a nice video titled: “What is Schoenstatt?” where several members of this family gave brief testimonies about what Schoenstatt is for each one of them. Selfie of the radio team How is the life and apostolate of the Schoenstatt Family in Esquipulas? There are several Home Shrines, a great deal of parish activity, the Rosary Campaign, Couple and youth groups… Every Saturday, at 7:00 p.m., the Movement’s youths meet inRead More
POPE FRANCIS’ INTENTIONS • After the Angelus on Sunday 12 March, on the second Sunday of Lent, Pope Francis expressed his pain and closeness with the people of Guatemala after the fire at the Virgen de la Asunción children’s shelter on 8 March, which claimed the lives of 40 people, most of them minors who lived there, and left several people seriously injured. In light of this tragic accident, Pope Francis assured the people of Guatemala of his prayers, and also asked for prayers for all boys and girls whoRead 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
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