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ARGENTINA, Morón, Province of Buenos Aires, Rosita Ciola • On Saturday, 21 November, the Sisters of Perpetual Help Felisa Dorrego de Miró Home for the Visually Impaired joyfully and with great fraternal love opened the doors of their chapel for the commissioning of the first Schoenstatt missionaries by the Bishop of Morón, Luis Guillermo Eichhorn. It was truly touching to witness the birth of the Campaign in another diocese! More than thirty Pilgrim Mothers waited for their missionaries. It was a marvelous afternoon at the Sisters’ garden. It was notRead More

Posted On 27.10.2015In Campaign

18 October at El Salvador

EL SALVADOR, Ana Mercedes de Nieuwenhuis • Sunday, 18 October, the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign’s missionaries were extremely united in celebrating another year of the Movement’s founding. On this this occasion, they also invited the Apostolic Nuncio from El Salvador, Bishop León Kalenga Badkebele, from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to celebrate the Mass of thanksgiving. Fr. Edwin Henríquez, pastor of the Divine Child Parish con-celebrated. Transforming hearts In his homily, the Nuncio encouraged the missionaries to continue with their task of taking the Blessed Mother to homes, hospitals, retirementRead More
ITALY, Belmonte, Rome, María Fischer • “It is not ‘Belmonte’, it is ‘Bellissimo Monte'”, Fr. João José from Angola said smiling. He learned about Schoenstatt when he studied German at the Kreuzberg Institute in Bonn and when he returned to Rome – where he studied Church history at the request of his bishop – he contacted Belmonte to offer his priestly service and become more attached with Schoenstatt in Rome. On September 6, he participated in the national encounter of the Schoenstatt Movement in Italy at Belmonte. Like every year,Read More
By Cristina White, Argentina, missionary of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign • The Synod on the Family convoked by the Holy Father will be held in Rome in October. We are aware of the great pressures and difficulties the Christian family is subjected to at the present time. As the Church, we count on the help of grace to find ways that will allow us to save it from so many attacks and so many worldly values to which it is subjected to. This is where the importance of praying forRead More
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC by Maria Fischer • Saturday, August 8, 2015. Schoenstatt is celebrating the ordination of priests and deacons in the Dominican Republic; they are from the country’s several dioceses. It is a celebration for the entire Church as well, and thus for Schoenstatt as part of the Church and living the Dilexit Ecclesiam of its founder. Besides it has to be, because among the newly ordained priests and deacons, there are several members of the Schoenstatt Federation of Diocesan Priests’ first course, Primavera del Padre [Father’s Springtime]. Father JoséRead More

Posted On 12.08.2015In Campaign

A missionary boy

ARGENTINA, Goya, Inés Petiti and Maria Fischer • Juan Bautista is six-years old, and he is a new Pilgrim MTA little missionary. He offers his hands, his feet and his heart to walk with the Pilgrim MTA. As a gift for the 17th anniversary of the Rosary Campaign, which will be celebrated at the wayside shrine of Goya on August 18th, Juan Bautista, offers his childlike innocence with loving trust and with great love for the Blessed Mother accompanying Mary and taking her to his friends, so that Jesus canRead More
Hi, my name is Father Duncan McVicar, I’m from Scotland UK, fifty-eight years of age, a Schoenstatt Father, ordained in the “100th Jubilee of our Father and Founder” in 1985. I studied at the University of Muenster and Tuebingen, and also at Loyola University in Chicago, US. I’ve enjoyed working and living in different countries, including Poland, India, South Africa and Argentina. I was part of the team that prepared the 100th Birthday Celebration of our Father and Founder in 1985, and also co-ordinated with Sister Johanna-Maria the Youth FestivalRead More
Today Martín Pereira, from Asunción, Paraguay, a missionary of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign, Family Federation answered • What is your dream for this Schoenstatt in who we are and where we find ourselves in the church and in the world, and in our mission? I see a Movement that is closer to the people, a pilgrim movement that departs from the Shrine to the places of greatest need, I see a new life that begins among ourselves, with Schoenstatters, who are joyful and strengthened by the Covenant of Love with Mary,Read More
ARGENTINA, La Plata, Guillermo Lubrani • A substantive return emerged from the first beautiful meeting with Maria Fischer…whose profundity inspires: “We remember that the treasures that we have in our hearts, which are many, should be shared with others…otherwise they would not be treasures…or they would be hidden treasures no one can enjoy.” At the same time, I recalled the Biblical text of the example of the lamp: “Jesus told them: “Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on a stand, and it givesRead More
ARGENTINA, Corrientes, Martha Liotti, founder of the “Campañita” [“Little Campaign”] modality for at risk babies • Just like every year, the missionaries of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign together renewed the commitment to take the Blessed Mother to families, to jails, hospitals, neo-natal centers, schools, work places, and where she wants to manifest herself as Mother and Queen. At the Nuevo Tabor wayside shrine The convocation was Saturday, 11April, on the grounds where the Ermita Nuevo Tabor [New Tabor Wayside Shrine] is located in Corrientes, capital of the homonymous province. SisterRead More