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bolsas de caridad
ECUADOR, Fr. Rafael Amaya / María Fischer • “We have delivered this Wednesday, July 1, 270 bags of charity for needy families and we believe that it is God’s work, because we have seen fruits of conversion,” says Fr. Rafael Amaya in the brief video broadcast a few days ago. — Since Christmas of the first year of the pandemic, month by month “charity bags” are delivered in the Shrine of Quito, to people who lost their jobs or who never found one, people who are looking for food forRead More
aluvión
ECUADOR, via AICA • Pope Francis expressed his condolences for the victims of the landslide that occurred in Quito on January 31, and asked God “for the repose of the deceased and the consolation of their families,” the Archdiocese of Quito reported. — The Holy Father sent a telegram signed by the Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, to the Archbishop of Quito, Monsignor Alfredo José Espinoza Mateus, where he assures to feel “deeply saddened to learn of the natural disasters that are affecting that beloved nation and that haveRead More
La Comuna
ECUADOR, Giannina Ponce • After the flood disaster, our hearts, saddened by the tragedy, rejoiced to see the solidarity of all people of Quito. Everyone, rich and poor united with a single objective: to help La Comuna and La Gasca, some with shovels and work, others collecting donations or lending their vans to move all the donations to La Comuna. — What a joy, in the midst of pain, to see how united we all are more. When God is in our midst there are no differences, and we mustRead More
barro
ECUADOR, Maria Fischer • In rubber boots they are walking through ankle-deep mud. From time to time, they have to jump over a torrent of muddy water. But they do not stop. They continue to walk through the streets full of mud, a consequence of the flood that last Monday destroyed large parts of La Comuna, the poorest neighborhood in Quito. They are Fr. Rafael Amaya and some volunteers who are collecting telephone numbers and addresses of the victims, not getting their hands dirty – as Pope Francis always demandsRead More
Aluvión Quito
ECUADOR, Maria Fischer • “On behalf of CACSPMEC (Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito) we want to donate some supplies for the natural disaster that happened in La Gasca. We would like to know what supplies they need the most.” Within minutes of sharing the call for donations by the Amparo y Formación Infantil Padre José Kentenich Foundation (“Niños de Maria”) on Twitter and Instagram, we received this message. Shocking the solidarity, shocking also how they communicated via schoenstatt.org at the same moment of the first donation by someone of us.Read More
Niños de Maria
ECUADOR, Giannina Ponce •  The 12th edition of the cycling race “Children of Mary Record” is coming, this time, virtually around the world. You run, walk or ride in real mode. Beyond Ecuador, it is also taking place in Japan and Germany – and there is still time to register. —  This sporting and solidarity event will be held from November 1 to 15, 2021. It is an event that brings together athletes from all disciplines RUN, BIKE, WALK. You can be part of this race anywhere in the world.Read More
odontólogos
ECUADOR, Fr. Rafael Amaya • Yesterday I gave a special blessing: 14 young dentists came to offer their profession to Jesus in the shrine in Quito. — This is what they shared with us: “On 20 August, we celebrated a mass to bless our doctor’s coats in the Schoenstatt shrine. It was a moment to thank God and our parents for their infinite love and their sacrifices. We entrusted ourselves to God with the blessing given by Fr. Rafael, that we may remain humble and always use the gift ofRead More
aliados

Posted On 04.07.2021In Covenant Life

Mary needs allies

ECUADOR, Fr. Rafael Amaya/mf • From our Shrine, Mary calls us to collaborate with her in the construction of the Kingdom of her Son Jesus, for this she needs docile children, her allies…. — On Sunday, June 27th, a group of ladies sealed their Covenant of Love in the Shrine of Quito, accompanied by their families.   The day before, several pilgrims, men and women, sealed their covenant as pilgrims. “The Covenant meant to commit myself to strengthen my relationship with Mary and in this way get closer to herRead More
Quito bolsos de caridad
ECUADOR, Maria Fischer • What gives a Schoenstatt shrine its life? The building? The altar? The picture of the Blessed Mother? That community that gathers there to pray? The Schoenstatters who feel at home in it? The capital of grace? These are all good and valid reasons, but the “insider reasons” do not mean anything to ordinary people, to society. Do we have “outsider reasons” to explain what gives a Schoenstatt shrine its life? In Quito, Ecuador, there is one. — In Quito, Ecuador, there is an outside reason thatRead More
Quito
ECUADOR, Maria Fischer • In a short and nice video, a group of children guide us on a virtual pilgrimage to the Schoenstatt Shrine in Quito, Ecuador. — “It is a visit to the Schoenstatt City Shrine. We are invited to pray the Angelus and the rosary with the Catholic children in the month of Mary”, reads the announcement on José Ronda’s YouTube channel. Accompanied by the song “Together with you, Mary”, a small group of children, carrying a Pilgrim MTA for children and a candle, run to the Shrine,Read More