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International School for Leaders
ORIGINAL SHRINE/LATIN AMERICA, P.Fr. Andrés Espinoza • Preparations for a new edition of the Boy’s Youth International School for  Leaders from Latin America are underway; it will take place in the shadow of the Original Shrine, a few months before the Youth Synod. — The Blessed Mother’s new members that are enkindled for the Father and Founder’s mission The Jubilee celebration of the 100 years of the Covenant of Love in 2014 left many gifts and blessings to the whole International Family. We, the Boys’ Youth, have felt a specialRead More
BRAZIL, Paulo Zambolin via www.jumasbrasil.com.br • Representatives of the Boys’ Youth (Jumas) from all over Brazil attended their IX National Forum, which was held in the Puer et Pater Schoenstatt Shrine, in Itaara, Rio Grande do Sul, which brought together eighty young people along with their advisers, Frs. Alfonso Wosny, Clodoaldo Kamimura, Ailton Brito, Julio Rodrigues, Br. Mandred Worlitschek, and seminarians Gabriel Oberle and Filipe Araujo. The objective of the forum was to reflect and decide about the youths’ direction and aspirations for the coming year. These young people tookRead More
POPE FRANCIS IN AFRICA, by Sarah-Leah Pimentel • Pope Francis arrived in Uganda late on Friday, 27 November. According to Ugandan newspaper, The Observer, the Pontiff received a “rousing welcome from Ugandans who thronged Entebbe International Airport to receive him.” According to the report, he also received a 21-gun salute and a dance group “provided entertainment in performing several cultural dances including the Kiganda dance, Runyege, Kinywarwanda and playing all sorts of local music instruments from makondele, madinda among others.” Pope commends Uganda for receiving refugees Shortly after his arrival,Read More
GERMANY, from Melanie and Ulrich Grauert, Maria Fischer • Respectful listening, courageous talking, docility to the Holy Spirit – these were the three attitudes Pope Francis encouraged the members of the extraordinary and Ordinary Synod on the Family to practice during their discussions. He wanted them to be absolutely open, and he encouraged an honest dialogue on critical subjects even when upholding diametrically opposed opinions. Unity, Francis said, is guaranteed by the presence of the Pope – not an advance compromise for the sake of peace so that all getRead More
BRAZIL, www.jumasbrasil.com.br from Cornelio Procopio •   On Saturday, 1 August, the leaders of the Pioneros [Pioneers- a younger part of Schoenstatt Boys’ Youth] from the city of Cornelio Procopio (State of Paraná) conquered their t-shirt. The capital of grace they proposed to conquer the t-shirt with was in consecrating themselves each day to the Mother of God, and they endeavored to fulfill this goal from the beginning. The leaders who conquered the t-shirt were: Marcos Akira (Quinho), Daniel (Dan), Rafael Aguilhera, Luis Gabriel (Luizinho), Bruno Oliveira (Brunao), Joao Otavio, PereiraRead More