Jaraguá Tag

BRAZIL, Schoenstatt Fathers and Editorial Team • He departed for the Father’s House on 27 March at 2:30 pm with forty-five years of priesthood given to the Church through the Schoenstatt Work. Fr. Ottomar Schneider died at age 82 with the rosary in hand, praying the decades in the presence of his community brothers from the Secular Institute of Schoenstatt Fathers. — Upon celebrating forty years of priesthood a few years ago Fr. Ottomar Schneider affirmed:  “I am a happy priest. I have never regretted for one second in takingRead More
BRAZIL, Sueli Vilarinho and  Karen Bueno •  The activities of the Schoenstatt family in Jaraguá, São Paulo/SP, began with much gratitude for the 50th jubilee of the Sion shrine. The day started off with the customary coolness of the region and the morning prayer from Heavenwards. This was the year’s first activity for the Schoenstatt Family, the opening of the activities planned for 2018. — Various branches and communities of the Schoenstatt work were present, as was president couple of the diocesan council, Flávio Manoel dos Santos and Regina CeliRead More
BRAZIL, Jumas Jaraguá • “Wherever Schoenstatt is …should there still be misery?” This simple and profound question was enough to awaken a concern and to motivate the Schoenstatt Boys’ Youth from the Southeastern Region, to go out to encounter their homeless brethren in São Paulo, from 9 through 11 February. —   But it was necessary to learn more and the response came from the contact with Fr. Ailton, regional adviser, with Misión Belén, who has worked in the capital’s center for some time and helps street people. The firstRead More
BRAZIL, Vítor H. Possetti • Children and teens from the Catarina Kentenich Educational Center/Children’s Shelter carried out inspiring acts of solidarity at the end of the year in Sâo Paulo. Helping the neediest Inspired by the Christmas spirit and the end of the year, the children and teens of the Catarina Kentenich Educational  Center Shelter decided to carry out different acts of solidarity throughout Sâo Paulo. The majority of them are members of the Boys’ Youth (Jumas) and the Apostles. In the shadow of the Mother and Queen’s Shrine inRead More
BRAZIL, Fábio Alves via JUMASBRASIL.com.br • The Schoenstatt Fathers held their annual gathering for one week, and the Southeast Boys’ Youth extended to them a beautiful invitation for a cantata in honor of the Mother of God and of her Son on 28 January. In the Máximo Trevisan House (Jumas Jaragua House), we began at 8:00 p.m. by introducing all the Schoenstatt Fathers who were at the gathering, and then the Southeast Boys’ Youth were informed about the changes relating to the services of the priest advisers and their activitiesRead More
BRAZIL, by Sueli Vilarinho • Filled with the joy of the Year of Mercy, the Family League in Jaraguá- São Paulo-Brazil, together with Raquel from the Secular Institute of Our Lady of Schoenstatt, organized a workshop on mercy on 16 April 2016 with reflections from Pope Francis and Fr. Kentenich’s 1965 Christmas Letter to the Schoenstatt Family, focusing on living mercy in the new image of the Son, the Father, and the new community. New Children The God of Love inspires us to be the true image of the newRead More

Posted On 07.05.2016In Covenant Life

Home Shrine Day

BRAZIL, by Sueli Vilarinho • On 15 April 2016, the Family League in Jaraguá São Paulo commemorated the anniversary of the Santa Maria Letter in their home shrines. This life current began in 2008 and is celebrated every year on the same day. Fifty-four couples participated in their homes. Couples who have home shrines invite couples from the Family League who don’t have home shrines and share a little bit about their family life. Joyfully they lived a Cenacle moment with the Blessed Mother and experienced the meaning of commemoratingRead More
BRAZIL, Sueli Vilarinho • Sunday, 21 of February, the Jaraguá Family, the branch leaders and advisers of the Apostolic League of Family met at the gathering for the beginning work together in 2016. The gathering began with Fr. Vandemir Meister celebrating Holy Mass. In his words of welcome, the Rector of the Shrine recalled how to live the Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis as an extraordinary jubilee. He reflected how we can have a profound encounter with Christ coming from Mary, and how by revealing God’s face inRead More
Brazil, JUMAS South-East Region, 16 November 2015 on 130th birthday of Fr Kentenich • The year 2015, when we celebrated the fortieth anniversary of the Schoenstatt Young Men in the South-East Region, was marked by intensive currents of life, in particular through the resonance of the centenary celebrations of the covenant of love. Among the many spiritual inspirations in the Region, one thing came more and more to the fore: our founder, Fr Kentenich. He was present in various ways, for example, in the motto of the Schoenstatt Family: “WithRead More
BRAZIL, Caieiras July 19, 2015: To the Schoenstatt Boys’ Youth (JUMAS) in Brazil and for all of Schoenstatt• On 19 July, we gather to celebrate the anniversary of our Covenant of Love with the MTA and with God! Many of you do not know us, but know that we know who you are and we constantly pray for you. Who are we? We are the group “Apostles of Mary’s Boat” from Caieiras/São Paulo. We have been in existence for twenty years, twelve of them with the Covenant of Love andRead More