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Padres de Schoenstatt en la Fiesta de Sion 2022
ARGENTINA, Claudia Echenique • Sunday, February 20, began with a light rain in the Florencio Varela area. It rained softly but constantly until the afternoon, which caused the Feast of Sion, on the 28th anniversary of the Shrine of the Schoenstatt Fathers, to move to the Church of Dios Padre, on the grounds of the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary in New Schoenstatt. — As in 2021, everyone was able to participate in person or virtually via YouTube transmission. About 600 people from different communities of Buenos Aires participated in theRead More
PARAGUAY, Novitiate of the Schoenstatt Fathers • With joy, the Secular Institute of Schoenstatt Fathers invites you to participate in the Reception of Sion Alb on Saturday, 6 July 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Santa Maria de la Trinidad Church at the Tupãrenda, Ypacaraí, Paraguay, Schoenstatt Shrine. In this Eucharistic celebration, the novices will receive their Sion Alb as a sign of belonging to our community. — The current novitiate course began on March with the celebration of the Feast of St. Joseph.  The Master of Novices is Father PabloRead More
ARGENTINA, Rocío Galo • After their first year of studying in Asunción, Paraguay, three novices from the Schoenstatt Fathers – that belong to a group of eighteen novices, departed to Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina, to carry out their first pastoral practicum in social work at the Children’s and Julio Perrando hospitals.— From Resistencia, Chaco, the Family welcomed Federico Ibañez Rojas (F), from Paraguay, Johannes Korn (J), from Germany, and Christopher Boardman (C), from the United States, for five months. From March to August, Federico and Johannes carried out their tasks inRead More
PARAGUAY, Lucas Zelada • The Schoenstatt Fathers’ Institute joyfully invites everyone to participate in the Eucharist on 8 July 2017, at Santa Maria de la Trinidad Church, Tupãrenda Shrine, Ypacaraí, Paraguay. During this celebration, novices will receive the Zion Alb from the hands of the General Superior, Fr. Juan Pablo Catoggio; the Zion Alb is a sign of belonging to our Institute. The novitiate began on the Feast of St. Joseph, 19 March 2017. The Lord has gathered young men from ten different nations and six different languages to ourRead More
BURUNDI, by Diomède Mujojoma • On Saturday, 21 January 2017, Mont Sion Gikungu Schoenstatt Shrine welcomed ten new candidates to the novitiate with the presentation of the Sion vestment. This event marked one step of a phase on the road toward priesthood in the Schoenstatt Fathers’ Community of Mont Sion Gikungu. Fr. Jean Bernard Mazuru, Superior of the Schoenstatt Fathers’ Community of Mont Sion Gikungu, emphasized that these young men wanted to follow the Lord and not a priest from this community, whoever he may be. He informed the Mass participantsRead More
NIGERIA, Ameh Francis Imaben /Maria Fischer • “How are things going in Nigeria now?” A few weeks before the General Chapter of the Schoenstatt Fathers that turned him into their new Superior General, Fr. Juan Pablo Catoggio had given an interesting report on the Schoenstatt Fathers in Nigeria to “I sort of did not realize it would be translated into English,” he tells me with good-hearted laugh. “Then one day one of our seminarians in Nigeria told me: ‘I liked what you wrote about our life and our cultureRead More