Lisbon Tag

WYD2019 COSTA RICA AND PANAMA, by José A. Martínez and Anelena Hueda • This year undoubtedly had a very blessed beginning for the Schoenstatt Family in Costa Rica— for this community gathered around the Family of Hope Shrine always tries making the motto containing the Shrine’s name come alive. Furthermore it was a family renewed and strengthened in hope that Divine Providence gave us in what we experienced during the Schoenstatt youth meetings at the HINENI and IGNIS 2019 celebrations. All this was crowned by the Pope’s visit to PanamaRead More
PORTUGAL, Ana Pinto Camelo • On October 1, there was an “Gathering” of the Pilgrim Mother in the Shrine of Our Lady of Conception, in Alentejo. Three highlights of this gathering The first was the arrival and welcome of the Pilgrim Mothers from several locations of the area of Alentejo, such as Évora, Estremoz, Borba, Coruche and Campo Mayor, which were placed at the feet of the Patroness. The Eucharist was the second highlight of the entire gathering. The main intention of this Eucharist was Thanksgiving for the walk ofRead More
PORTUGAL, Ana Pinto Camelo • On an afternoon filled with faith and of joy, the pilgrimage of parishes to the Lisbon Shrine was held at the end of September. A happy event to be sharing that this “Pilgrim Mother Mail” will attempt to transmit. Mary welcomed the missionaries to her shrine, and she took the capital of grace to her Son. Filled with faith, the missionaries renewed their giving of self in the consecration to the Blessed Mother. Heavenwards– a rosary and a visit The pilgrimage of the parishes wasRead More
PORTUGAL, Helder Castro Valente • Within the centenary commemoration of the Fatima Apparitions, in 2017, the Men’s Branch from Portugal – Aveiro and Lisbon – is organizing a Worldwide Gathering of Schoenstatt Men, which will be held 28-31 May 2017. We are waiting for you! With “Schoenstatt Men, new forgers of the future,” as a motto taken from a conference Fr. Kentenich gave to the Movement’s Men on 18 June 1966 in Schoenstatt, and based on the meaning of the 31st of May, the aim is to gather men whoRead More
PORTUGAL, Lena Castro Valente • Having recently returned from holiday, Helder and I received an invitation from the Community of the Schoenstatt Fathers in Portugal to attend the priestly ordination of Deacon Gonçalo Cravo on 24 September at 16h00 at the Santa Maria Monastery, more commonly known as Jerónimos (built by Manuel I, the King of Portugal, the Algarves and beyond the seas in Africa, in honour of Portugal’s voyages of discovery) located near the site where Portuguese ships would set out to impart the faith and the empire, givingRead More