Rosary Tag

PORTUGAL, Ana Pinto Camelo • On an afternoon filled with faith and of joy, the pilgrimage of parishes to the Lisbon Shrine was held at the end of September. A happy event to be sharing that this “Pilgrim Mother Mail” will attempt to transmit. Mary welcomed the missionaries to her shrine, and she took the capital of grace to her Son. Filled with faith, the missionaries renewed their giving of self in the consecration to the Blessed Mother. Heavenwards– a rosary and a visit The pilgrimage of the parishes wasRead More
ARGENTINA, Carlos Cappelletti, with Analia Guaragna and Maria Fischer • The VIII National Gathering of Madrugadores was held August 19 – 21, in Nueve de Julio, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina; a total of 226 were registered from ten provinces. Groups from the different parts of the country participated during the three sessions with the motto “Seeking Mary’s Shelter:” Corrientes, Entre Ríos, San Luis, La Rioja, San Juan, Jujuy, Mendoza, Comodoro Rivadavia, Buenos Aires, Córdoba, and the diocesan groups from Coronel Charlone, Emilio Bunge, Los Toldos, Bragado, Pehuajó and the hostRead More
ARGENTINA, Analía Guaragna • 1,000 Hail Marys in Adoration were prayed on Sunday, 6 August, within the celebration of St. Domingo de Guzmán’s feast day, the patron of the Cathedral and of the Diocese of Nueve de Julio. The celebration was held at 6:00 p.m. at Fatima Parish within the framework of the 100 years of Mary’s apparition at Fatima and of the last day that this parish would be open, since it will be temporarily closed for repairs. On October 13, Fatima Parish, Nueve de Julio, will be elevatedRead More
VENEZUELA, Maria Fischer with Mercedes MacDonough • In the end, nobody could say who wanted this meeting more, the Pilgrim Mother, or a certain person, from a Venezuelan city, who loves her (and wishes to remain anonymous, so we will call her Rita – not her real name), “who seeks Mary wherever they speak of her.” Moreover thanks to “connected Schoenstatters,” Rita found a way to receive a picture of the Pilgrim Mother, and take her wherever she wants to go, especially now, in these very difficult times. On 8Read More
ITALY, Jennifer Stahl • On Saturday, 27 May, some members of Rome’s Girls’ Youth began a project that continues in the wake of missions and the apostolate, but this time – in our city! The idea was born from Joseph Engling’s first offering. We also preferred to offer different “flowers” to our Blessed Mother during May: prayers, intentions and works. We, a small little group of youths accompanied by the joyful Sr. Julia, a Sister of Mary, and the mother of one our youths, prayed the Rosary with residents ofRead More
Maria Fischer • After almost two months, on a sunny afternoon in the month of May, I finally returned to physically go on pilgrimage to the Original Shrine.  I did not go alone, although at that moment no other pilgrim was seen approaching that chapel where more than 100 years ago, a young priest and a handful of teens went out to renew the world. In my purse, I carried approximately 1,000 letters to the Blessed Mother sent over the last two months via that button “Letters to the BlessedRead More
COSTA RICA, Fr. José Luis Correa University life has a rhythm, sometimes it is very dizzying, many would consider it impossible to think that students would have time to pray. In Costa Rica “Tempranitos del INCAE (INCAE Early- birds) believe that prayer is precisely the best fuel to sustain the different aspects of life during the time at university. On Friday, 26 May 2017, Alejandro Robles F., the son of a Family Federation couple from Costa Rica, will graduate with honors with a Masters of Business Administration from INCAE (INCAERead More
POPE FRANCIS’ INTENTIONS FOR CURRENT NEEDS • On Sunday 7 May, Pope Francis asked thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square to pray the Rosary for peace during the month of May. After praying the Regina Coeli for the first Sunday of May, Pope Francis said: “In this month of May we pray the Rosary particularly for peace. Please, let us pray the Rosary for peace, as asked by the Virgin of Fatima where, in a few days, I will be making a pilgrimage for the occasion of theRead More
PARAGUAY, Nery Cabrera and Francisco Ugarte • Tupãrenda is a very appropriate place to deepen in the spiritual life and leave behind everything that pulls us down. With the Brave Men’s Rosary, this is accomplished even more. We received a great blessing all together as brothers, and we left spiritually strengthened to continue to go forward in this very beautiful apostolate of praying the Rosary and taking the Pilgrim Mother to the needy in our community. I thank the Blessed Mother for this opportunity of participating in the 4th BMRRead More
PORTUGAL, via AICA • On Sunday, November  27, the Shrine of Fatima, in Portugal, opened the Jubilee Year of 100 years of the Virgin’s apparitions to the three shepherds with a Mass in the basilica of the Most Holy Trinity celebrated by Bishop of Leiria-Fatima, António Marto. Pope Francis has granted a plenary indulgence throughout the Jubilee Year, which will end on 26 November 2017. The motto of the Jubilee is “My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the road that leads to God.” During the Opening of theRead More