Pilgrim Mother Campaign Tag

PARAGUAY, Sady Fleitas • On Saturday, March 2 we resumed our first mission of 2019 to IPS (Social Welfare Institute, public hospital, created “to protect the health of Paraguay’s salaried workers”). As usual, we went with a large group of very close friends, all of whom are also missionaries. Here are some of the stories of the people we visited with the Pilgrim Mother. — As we entered the first room, room 359, the Blessed Mother had prepared a tremendous gift of love for me: there was Brunito, a boyRead More
POPE FRANCIS  • “Today we celebrate World Mission Sunday under the theme: “Mission at the heart of the Christian Faith.” I urge everyone to live the joy of the mission, witnessing to the Gospel wherever they live and work. At the same time, we are called to give support by our care and concrete help to the missionaries who have gone out to proclaim Christ to those who still do not know him.” After recalling World Mission Sunday celebrated on 22 October, Pope Francis called an extraordinary missionary month forRead More
SCHOENSTATTERS AT THE SERVICE OF THE CHURCH: Fr. Alexandre Awi, the new secretary for the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life On 1 September, Fr. Alexandre Awi, a Schoenstatt Father from Brazil, who up until May this year was the National Movement Director for Brazil, officially took up his task as the Secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life. Before starting his new job and after having spent several months in the house of the Schoenstatt Fathers in Trastévere, Rome, where he finished his doctoral thesis and studiedRead More
BRAZIL, Nikolas Oliveira Garcia, via jumasbrasil.com.br • With Mary, Missionary generation: Christ or Nothing! With this noble and inspiring motto, forty-nine members of the JUMAS Southeast Boys’ Youth departed on mission from 14-22 January, to the city of Barueri/SP. Two communities trained in the Matriz de Santa Cruz Parish, St. Jude and St. Catherine’s, with very enthusiastic missionaries, with great missionary zeal, and a willingness to overcome any difficulty for love of the Mother of God and their fellow man. The missions began on Saturday, 14 January, in the SionRead More
Fr. Guillermo Carmona, National Director for the Schoenstatt Movement in Argentina • We share the covenant letter sent to the Schoenstatt Movement in Argentina with a message that can be adapted and applied to all of our realities.   Dear brothers and sisters in the Covenant, Every 18th of October, we are invited to immerse ourselves in the mystery of the Covenant to give thanks and remember the Blessed Mother’s actions in the history of our Family. We would not be what we are if she had not touched theRead More
ITALY, Rome – Maria Fischer • “We should really have postponed and all of us should have been in St. Peter’s Square. The organizers realized too late that this year the first Sunday in September, traditionally the date for the annual meeting for the Italian Schoenstatt Family, would coincide with the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. An element of sadness among many of the participants and fewer participants than usual, particularly among the customary invited international clergy in Rome, were the visible signs of the date clash on 4Read More
BRAZIL by Francisco Alves de Souza/Helef Ferreira • On Sunday 5 June, while the Church celebrated the 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time, the Schoenstatt Movement in the Immaculate Conception Parish in Mauriti/CE went on a Jubilee Holy Year of Mercy pilgrimage to the Divine Mercy Diocesan Shrine, which is also dedicated to St. Anthony. More than 900 pilgrims joined the pilgrimage. These included Pilgrim Mother missionaries and their Pilgrim Mothers (there were at least 214 Pilgrim Mothers), members of the Men’s Mother and Queen Rosary, and members of the Children’sRead More
by Leti and Martín Pereira, Paraguay It’s in the small everyday things that the Blessed Mother gifts us with the greatest blessings, or as João Pozzobon use to say: “Mother takes care of everything.” We are Leti and Martín and we have been married for almost eight years. We live in Asunción and are parents to Mariana, the girl with mandarins for the Pope and who is about to turn five, and Juan Martín who is 11 months old. We are Schoenstatt Pilgrim Mother Campaign missionaries and belong to theRead More