mountain Tag

ECUADOR, José Leonardo Salazar Calderón, International high-mountain Guide •         In 2002, I began my candidacy as a high-mountain guide. My objective was to climb Chimborazo, Ecuador’s highest volcano and mountain. I reached the Whymper refuge, and I met the Blessed Mother, and I entrusted myself to her before departing; for mountain climbing believers, this is a ritual. Years later, in 2008, my parents joined the Schoenstatt Apostolic Movement.  One day I went with them to Mass at the Alangasi Shrine. When I saw the picture of the Blessed Mother, sheRead More
ITALY, Braulio Heisecke/Misión Roma • On Sunday, 28 June, we departed along with thirty other boys from Sani Patroni d’Italia parish, which is run by the Schoenstatt Fathers, to “Campo Estivo 2015” [Summer Camp 2015]; a camp that was organized by the parish youths ages 15-17. A camp for the parish youth After being in the city of Rome for about four months, enjoying ourselves, meeting people, perfecting the language, establishing attachments and especially praying, we, as a group, had a great challenge– to accompany a group of youths inRead More