Rosary Campaign Tag

USA, Carlos Cantú • The Annual May Pilgrimage from the Diocese of Brownsville, Texas took place on May 28, 2017.  It was a beautiful day in which more than 500 pilgrims found their way to Confidentia Shrine in Rockport/Lamar, Texas. We were blessed with the presence of Schoenstatt Father, Fr. Christian Christensen, Msgr. Gustavo Barrera, and Fr. Joe Villalón, both diocesan priests from the Diocese of Brownsville.  Both priests have sealed their Covenant of Love with Our Mother Thrice Admirable, Queen and Victress of Schoenstatt and each of them accompaniedRead More
ARGENTINA, Rosita Ciola • On Saturday, 11 March, the missionaries from the Diocese of Morón, in Greater Buenos Aires, met to begin this year’s activities. They began with Mass at St. James the Apostle of Haedo Church; Fr. Diego celebrated. In an atmosphere of profound devotion, the choir accompanied them; they expressed gratitude for the past year and prayed for their new year in which they will continue walking with Mary. After Mass, they shared coffee and sweet treats in the Borromeo School hall. They welcomed the missionaries who arrivedRead More
ARGENTINA, Lucía Agüero González • My name is Lucía Agüero González. I consecrated myself as a missionary of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign in August 1992, at the Shrine in Florencio Varela, Argentina. I traveled to Rome in 2005, I worked there until 2007, the year I had to return to Argentina for family reasons. During the time I was in Rome, I worked as a missionary, attaching myself to the Belmonte International Shrine. Sr. Fernanda (a Brazilian) was in charge of the campaign there. I lived in the Riano areaRead More
By Maria Fischer, with Ana Echevarría  and Mercedes Bonorino • It began with a wayside shrine; it was an incredibly simple wooden wayside shrine, with a plaque of the Mother Thrice Admirable of Schoenstatt. It is a wayside shrine, which on 8 December 1965, at the closing day of Vatican Council II, served as a fundamental stone for the symbolic blessing of the Schoenstatt International Shrine in Rome. A wayside shrine kept alive for decades, sometimes in great solitude and tested by fires, rain or heat, that desire and promiseRead More
ARGENTINA, Alicia Granieri • Missionaries and pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca joyfully went on pilgrimage to Mother of the People Shrine in Paso Mayor to celebrate the 66th Anniversary of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign.  Very early more than 700 people arrived by bus, vans, and cars.  Everyone arrived with the desire to give the Blessed Mother their bit of capital of grace with petitions, offerings and giving of self, achieved during the year.  The Blessed Mother knows that those who come do not come alone, but they bringRead More
ITALY, Gisela Ciola • On 4 September, my husband and I left Trento on a pilgrimage to the Belmonte Rome Shrine for the national meeting, where we were participating for the first time. I would like to tell you about my personal experience. I became very emotional when I saw the arrival of people from the Tuscan region. En masse they alighted from the small bus wearing beautiful yellow scarves and carrying a large banner that read “Schoenstatt Tuscany,” proceeding straight away in procession on their pilgrimage, all carrying theirRead More
GERMANY, Fr. Egon M. Zillekens and Maria Fischer • Saturday, 10 September 2016, the new General Superior of the Institute of Diocesan Priests, Fr. Dr. Christian Löhr, accompanied a group of pilgrims from the Diocese of Eichstätt who joined the night blessing at the Original Shrine. In front, on the left, there was a large photo of João Pozzobon. Sr. Johanna-Maria Helmich, the leader of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign in Germany (which in Germany is called Projekt Pilgerheiligtum),  commented that previously on 10 September 1950, sixty-six years ago, João acceptedRead More
URUGUAY, by Sarita Ruibal • 18 February, the Illuminated Rosary prayed at the Punta del Este wayside shrine was said especially for Project Student Support of the Diocese of Maldonado, coordinated by Sarita Ruibal, a missionary of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign. The scholarships were presented in March at the bishopric of Maldonado. The Diocesan Bishop, Rodolfo Wirtz, several of the volunteers who work at Project Student Support and the youths and their families attended. This year thirty-five scholarships were awarded, twenty-four were full scholarships, meaning that they include school supplies,Read More
VENEZUELA, Puerto La Cruz, diácono Alberto Badaracco • VENEZUELA, Puerto La Cruz, Deacon Alberto Badaracco • “In the corporal works of mercy we touch the flesh of Christ in our brothers and sisters who need to be fed, clothed, sheltered, visited…” Pope Francis tells us in his Lenten message during the Holy Year of Mercy. At the beginning of Lent, which the Holy Father placed under the theme: “The works of mercy on the road of the Jubilee,” we invite everyone who reads to place projects – large, small,Read More
URUGUAY, by Maria del Rosario de Armas • Uruguay’s Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign is happy! Yes. It is happy because it has journeyed through Uruguay for thirty years beginning on 13 May 1985, at Punta del Este, department of Maldonado, one of the most beautiful places in Uruguay. Yes. And it is happy, because the Blessed Mother wanted to establish herself in Punta del Este. This is where she began to go out. She wanted to stay in one of the churches most attached to its parishioners, Our Lady of Candelaria.ThisRead More