Shrine Tag

Perergrinacion de la juventud diosesana al santuario de Schoenstatt en Tucumán
ARGENTINA, Guillermo Ferreyra • Every year, the youth of the Archdiocese of San Miguel de Tucumán make a one-day pilgrimage that connects two shrines in nearby cities. — This year they chose our shrine “Garden of Mary” as their destination. Under the motto “By your hand we go, without hesitation”, more than 2000 young people from different parish groups, movements, and spiritual currents, accompanied by priests, seminarians and religious sisters, set out in the morning from the parish of Our Lady of Fatima. They began the first steps at 8Read More
La Serena
CHILE, Press Office of the Archdiocese of La Serena • The celebration, presided by Archbishop René Rebolledo Salinas, was attended by many faithful, including the director of the Schoenstatt Movement, Father Gonzalo Illanes, Father Dikson Yáñez Pizarro, pastor of the parish of “Santísima Trinidad” in Alto Peñuelas, and many religious. — The celebration began with a procession in which the different branches of the Movement participated with their characteristic banners, along with members of the parish community and the religious dance group ” Madre de la Montaña”. How God isRead More
Catedral San Juan Puerto Rico
PUERTO RICO, Maria Fischer • The current vicar general of San Juan and director of the Cursillos in Christianity, Father Tomás González González, was named this Friday morning, September 8, by Pope Francis as the new auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of San Juan. — According to a briefing received from Fr. Jose Luis Correa, the appointed bishop has made personal retreats at the Juana Diaz Shrine and in Milwaukee. May the Mother Thrice Admirable of Schoenstatt bless him in his new mission from these shrines. Tomás González González wasRead More
Ordenación episcopal
ARGENTINA, Auxiliary Bishop Ernesto José Fernández, Rosario • At the end of the Episcopal Consecration Mass, Auxiliary Bishop Ernesto José Fernández of Rosario walked through the nave of the church to greet and bless the grateful congregation and addressed some very warm and affectionate words to us, which we publish here as the first. — “My soul praises the greatness of the Lord. My spirit rejoices in God my Savior…”. I fully identify myself with this exclamation of Our Lady in the Magnificat. There are so many feelings that fillRead More
URUGUAY, Alexandra Kempff / Maria Fischer • Jorge “Toto” Da Silveira, a well-known journalist from Uruguay, died Tuesday, July 4, in Montevideo at the age of 79. We found an interview conducted by Nicolás Lauber in Diario El País, Uruguay, in September 2022, and republished on July 4, 2023, in Diario de Carmelo, a town about 75 km north of Colonia del Sacramento. In this interview, Da Silveira talks about his attachment to the Schoenstatt Shrine of Nueva Helvecia, the first Daughter Shrine. -Jorge “Toto” Da Silveira, a well-known journalistRead More
50 años del Santuario de La Victoria
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Claudia Echenique, Maria Fischer • July 9, 2023 was the 50th anniversary of the blessing of the Schoenstatt Shrine in La Victoria, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. A day of great joy to celebrate all the gifts of the Shrine that give life and make graces flow from La Victoria. — Father José Luis Correa, the outgoing Schoenstatt Continental Coordinator for the Americas, also participated. “Archbishop Francisco Ozoria Acosta of Santo Domingo, the main celebrant, placed me next to him,” he said. “He placed the auxiliary bishop on theRead More
Viaje Colegio Covenant
ARGENTINA, Guillermo Ferreyra • In the days leading up to June 20, the anniversary of the death of Manuel Belgrano, the creator of our national flag, various events are held in Rosario, the place where the flag was first raised. Many schools come from different parts of our country so that their students can take a vow to the flag. — The vow to the flag As they do every year, the fourth grade primary students of our Colegio Covenant went on a class trip to the city of Rosario,Read More
Santa Cruz do Sul
BRAZIL, Ruy Kaercher • On Sunday, June 18, a large number of faithful gathered in and around the shrine (or capela, chapel) of Santa Cruz do Sul for the Mass of renewal of the Covenant of Love and for a long-awaited moment: the enthronement and blessing of the statue of St. Michael by our ecclesial advisor, Fr. Leão Gomes da Silva. — Recall that the original shrine of Santa Cruz do Sul remained empty after the Sisters of Mary decided to abandon the shrine for which they were legally responsibleRead More
Santuario de Rosario
ARGENTINA, P. Darío Gatti • On June 4, 2023, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of our Shrine in Rosario and the crowning of the Blessed Mother. Our Archbishop, Eduardo Eliseo Martín, presided over the celebration and also sealed the Covenant of Love. With him at the altar was Ernesto José Fernández, recently elected Auxiliary Bishop, member of our community of the Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests, and a diocesan priest received the Pilgrim MTA to go on mission with her… — When I say “Rosario” in Argentina, people certainly associateRead More
PORTUGAL, Lena Castro Valente • World Youth Day, which will take place in Lisbon from 1 to 6 August, is fast approaching. There is not much time left! World Youth Day is always preceded by international meetings of Schoenstatt youth. In Lisbon, 1400 young people are expected. It is necessary to welcome them and provide them with everything they need. For this purpose, different activities will take place in the Shrine of Lisbon (Cenacle of the Family of the Father) to experience family moments and to collect donations to coverRead More