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Santuario de Corrientes
ARGENTINA, Inés Petiti / Maria Fischer • With the presence of thousands of pilgrims from the city and province of Corrientes, from several provinces of Argentina, from Paraguay, Brazil, and Chile, and with many others who were present via live transmission, the long-awaited Schoenstatt Shrine “Tierra de Maria” (Mary’s Land) in Corrientes was blessed on September 11th. — To kick off the blessing of the Shrine in Güemes 1411, where there has been a wayside shrine for many years, several activities took place on Saturday, October 10th. At 2:00 p.m.,Read More
Guatemala
GUATEMALA, Edgar Tórtola • Edgar Tórtola tells his real story of how he met the Madrugadores in El Salvador and how he was instrumental in their founding in Guatemala. — I am Guatemalan, but I was fortunate to work in El Salvador for 27 years at the cement company Holcim until I retired four years ago. At Holcim, I had the opportunity to work with Vinicio Reyes when I was in the concrete department, and little by little we realized that we needed to get closer to God. So, IRead More
madrugadores
COSTA RICA, Carlos Alfaro • The mission of offering madrugadores, as an option of authentic manly religiosity, to more dioceses and parishes in Costa Rica continues. On Friday, June 10, we visited another diocese in Perez Zeledon, and on Monday, June 13, we participated in the first early morning of a community in the diocese of Ciudad Quesada. — We visited Perez Zeledon to take the madrugadores message to the Diocese of San Isidro. We were received by Bishop Juan Miguel Castro Rojas, who was very positive to review andRead More
ventana
COSTA RICA/Schoenstatt, Hugo García • Trusting, resting…like this little bird that perches securely on the cross of the bell tower of the Shrine, from my window in Marienland, I begin to understand better what it means to have complete and total trust, what is “Blank check Surrender”, the “Practical Faith in Divine Providence”…already in a totally practical and experiential way in my today. I hope, I trust, I pray, I believe! — This great experience lived during these days in Schoenstatt, Germany, began with the gratifying announcement by Father JoséRead More
ermita Villa Urquiza
ARGENTINA, Claudia Echenique/Tita Ríos • A new wayside shrine of Our Lady of Schoenstatt has been erected on the banks of the Paraná River in the town of Villa Urquiza, province of Entre Ríos. The initiative emerged from the Madrugadores of the region and was coordinated together with the Villa Urquiza City Hall for its construction. — On Saturday, June 4, Archbishop Juan Alberto Puiggari went to bless it and accompanied the group of the Madrugadores, several neighbors of the place, brothers, and sisters of the Shrine of La Loma,Read More
Madrugadores Córdoba
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa •  In the midst of a pandemic and forced quarantine, the Madrugadores of the Holy Christ began their community with an enthusiasm that only Mary and the Holy Christ can inspire. With a paced growth, these men have great goals and not a few achievements. Their dream: to continue to grow and reach more men’s hearts! — God acts through second causes A visit to the then Archbishop of Córdoba, Mons. Carlos José Ñañez, motivated the Secretary of the Audience to express her interest in having MadrugadoresRead More
Madrugadores Costa Rica
COSTA RICA, Hugo García • On the weekend of March 17 to 19, the celebration of the fifth anniversary of the blessing of the Familia de Esperanza Schoenstatt Shrine in Costa Rica took place. As part of the celebration, the Madrugadores of the Shrine were once again present and united with the entire family. With great joy and happiness in our hearts we got up early to show our Blessed Mother with actions that we are humble instruments in her hands and that we want her to educate us, shelterRead More
barro
ECUADOR, Maria Fischer • In rubber boots they are walking through ankle-deep mud. From time to time, they have to jump over a torrent of muddy water. But they do not stop. They continue to walk through the streets full of mud, a consequence of the flood that last Monday destroyed large parts of La Comuna, the poorest neighborhood in Quito. They are Fr. Rafael Amaya and some volunteers who are collecting telephone numbers and addresses of the victims, not getting their hands dirty – as Pope Francis always demandsRead More
Corrientes Madrugadores
ARGENTINA, Ramón Sandoval • On Sunday, May 2nd, 2021, on the 19th anniversary of the first dawn in Argentina, we prayed for the first time in the future Tierra de Maria (Marys’ Land) Shrine, in the city of Corrientes. — The Madrugadores in this city in the northeast of Argentina have been meeting for 5 years, every other Sunday at 8:00 a.m. to pray the Holy Rosary. It is a community of about 50 men, of whom 15 to 20 meet to pray regularly, the rest are “swallows”, as weRead More
San José madrugadores
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • The apostolic letter of H.H. Francis has inspired different initiatives all over the world. This page has also begun to work on the different proposals mentioned in the letter. The Madrugadores of the so-called “e-community HALFPASTSIX” took up the challenge and have already started to work with a first testimonial talk: St. Joseph, a tender and loving father. — The HALFPASTSIX Rosary Last March 31st, three Madrugadores from the parish of San Miguel, in Cordoba, gathered to pray the rosary to ask the Blessed Mother forRead More