Pastoral of Hope Tag

PARAGUAY, Marguerite Beckers • Sunday, 29 April 2018 was a very special day for the Ministry of Hope in the Diocese of Encarnación. Rosaries were collected from the diocese’s different communities and given to artist Koki Ruiz, for a mosaic being made for, a future blessed Paraguayan, who is very popular. —   In the midst of nature and the peaceful atmosphere of his Tañarandy workshop in Paraguay, artist Koki Ruiz, selects rosaries by color that the faithful have donated to give life to a new work. Pope Francis sentRead More
By Maria Fischer • Fr. Juan Pablo Catoggio, the General Superior of the Schoenstatt Fathers and the President of the International Schoenstatt Presidium, was in the Original Shrine. Of course, this isn’t news, no matter how much we would love to publish more stories about the Original Shrine. Much less that he was not alone, but accompanied by members of the Administrative Council for the Original Shrine and two representatives from the communication platforms (Schoenstatt-TV, the web page for the Original Shrine, the website for the Pilgrim Central, and schoenstatt.org) toRead More
FRANCIS IN ROME – HOLY YEAR OF MERCY • “I remember once when we really saw that we often lack the ability to open ourselves up to grace and to the divine meaning of forgiveness and mercy,” explained Stella and Victor Dominguez a short while ago at a presentation to the pastoral ministers of the Archdiocese of Asunción. “Someone came up to us as we were starting the Pastoral of Hope and told us that what we were proposing was very unfair: a pastoral project for divorced people in aRead More