Jaraguá Tag

BRAZIL, Cassio Leal • The 29th of July was a very special day for the Schoenstatt Fathers and the Jaraguá Sion Shrine. In almost five decades since the Shrine’s founding, the Schoenstatt Family has finally celebrated the first diaconate ordination of a future Schoenstatt Father, a gift for the Shrine’s fifty years. Accompanied by his family and friends, Vitor Possetti became a deacon after a long road of studies, service to his fellowman, and dedication to the Church.— “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom ofRead More
BRAZIL, Sueli Vilarinho • The Schoenstatt Family League from Jaraguá, in São Paulo/SP held its traditional Home Shrine Day on jubilee Sunday, April 15. It was a gathering as a family with Jesus and Mary.  — Motivated by seventy years of the Santa Maria Letter (written by Fr. Joseph Kentenich and considered the Founding Document for the Schoenstatt Family Work and Home Shrine, the older couples opened their doors to younger League families. Besides celebrating the day in each home and thanking the Mother and Queen for all the graces,Read More
BRAZIL, Sueli Vilarinho • From Jaraguá in Brazil, the Family Branch carried out Coffee and Conversation for mothers and children. The event was held on Sunday, 15 April, in Jaraguá’s Sion Shrine.   Twenty-one mothers along with twenty-nine children participated. More than just conversation, this experience proposed that they get to know one another and be known, so that a mutual love would grow and flourish.   The children’s ages ranged from 8-34. Antonio Carlos Vicente and Sueli Vilarinho, with the presence of the adviser, Mrs. Raquel Padilla headed upRead More
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