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Los Olmos Luján
ARGENTINA, Constanza Manrique • On September 11, the fifth pilgrimage of couples to Lujan, organized by the Los Olmos Shrine, in charge of Father Marcelo Gallardo, took place. Years ago we walked praying for the shrine, which was finally built in the midst of the pandemic, against all odds. Today we walk to give thanks for the shrine. The Blessed Mother has made her home among us. — With a radiant sky and under the immense cape of Mary, we gathered at Los Olmos, the meeting point and headquarters ofRead More
gastar tiempo
Three Minute Stories, Paz Leiva, Spain • The other day I heard that some young people speed up the replay of their WhatsApp audio messages so as not to “waste time” in listening to them at the normal speed. — I think there is a difference between wasting time and taking time. Just as wasting money and spending money are not the same thing. It is not obvious… Last weekend a group of adults, six couples belonging to one of Spain’s Family Federation courses, held their annual meeting. It is notRead More
Roma famiglie
ITALY, Gian Francesco Romano • Sunday, May 30, on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, a small group of young families who were accompanied by the Schoenstatt Movement in Rome finally sealed the Covenant of Love with Mary. After approximately two years of preparation, between education, pandemic, reflections and new beginnings, six couples decided to entrust their family journey to Mary, the Mother Thrice Admirable, Queen and Victress of Schoenstatt. — The road… troubled The proposal to seal the Covenant of Love with Mary came about in the fallRead More
COSTA RICA, Martha Barrantes • A night of perfect weather set the stage in Santa Ana, a suburb of San Jose, Costa Rica.  Around our shrine, Family of Hope, there was a lot of activity.  Why?  On this night, new members were received into four new groups of Costa Rica’s Family Branch:  G61, G62, G63, and G64.—   Slowly at first, married couples began arriving at the event.  Some brought food and drink to share.  Eventually, there was a houseful. A plan of action The event began with a presentationRead More
EL SALVADOR, Isidro Perera • On Monday, February 4th, Father José Luis Correa Lira, advisor to the Movement in Central America, had the first organizational meeting with some representatives of the Branches and Communities’ different groups of the flourishing Schoenstatt Work in this small, but warm country of El Salvador. Patricia Fernández and her husband Isidro Perera, members of the third Course of Apostolic Federation of Families of Costa Rica, have been coordinating the development of the Movement and its different Branches in the country. Now the first National ConferenceRead More