Shrine Tag

Teresina
BRAZIL, via www.portalodia.com • This Saturday, June 18, the Archdiocese of Teresina will lay the cornerstone for the construction of the Archdiocesan Shrine of the Mother and Queen – the popular title of the Mother Thrice Admirable of Schoenstatt in Brazil, where also the Schoenstatt Movement, specially in its popular form, is called Movement Mother and Queen. The program will begin with a procession from the Ponte Estaiada, starting at 2:30pm, to the site located in Povoado Santa Luz, rural area of Teresina, where the Holy Mass will be presidedRead More
Monterrey
MEXICO, Gabriela de la Garza •  It seems incredible the way time goes by when you love something, make it your home and recognize yourself as part of a big family. — On May 18, 2001, a dream began on the top of a hill…a madness for many, with a very rustic and complicated access road, without public services…but with the illusion, commitment and much love the Schoenstatt Family of Monterrey blessed the Shrine of Maria Camino al Cielo (Mary way to Heaven). There is no doubt that Mary tookRead More
Encarnación pórtico
PARAGUAY, Raquel and Nico Serrati, via Revista Tupãrenda • On Sunday, April 24th, Family Day in Paraguay, the blessing of our entrance portico to the grounds of the future shrine in the South, near the Encarnación waterfront, was held. The conquest had been prepared before the pandemic and was put on hold for two years. To this end, during the previous week, the process was revitalized by means of a triduum of rosaries at the wayside shrine, which has already been on the grounds for some years. —  Writing ourRead More
Monterrey
MEXICO, Gabriela de la Garza • For two years the road to access by car to the Shrine Maria Camino al Cielo has been closed, preventing us from going to this beautiful place of grace that is on top of a hill, in the city of the mountains, as Monterrey, Mexico, is known. — But as the children are always looking for a way to get to their mother’s house, about a year and a half ago, a family of Schoenstatters made a pathway through the mountains that, although itRead More
P Antonio Cosp
ARGENTINA, Juan Barbosa • I received this illustration from Ana Adrogué de Cambaceres and it brought to me many sensations, memories and anecdotes that I promise not to tell all of them, but at least some of them. Antonio Cosp has truly been a doer, an entrepreneur, a born motivator… A man of Mary, literally! — That first contact revealed him in full body At the end of the 80’s, he arrived in Cordoba with his unfailing smile and his lively eyes, eager to advance in the work of Mary,Read More
Madrugadores Costa Rica
COSTA RICA, Hugo García • On the weekend of March 17 to 19, the celebration of the fifth anniversary of the blessing of the Familia de Esperanza Schoenstatt Shrine in Costa Rica took place. As part of the celebration, the Madrugadores of the Shrine were once again present and united with the entire family. With great joy and happiness in our hearts we got up early to show our Blessed Mother with actions that we are humble instruments in her hands and that we want her to educate us, shelterRead More
Ukrainische Flüchtlinge
Poland/Ukraine, P. Arkadiusz Sosna/mf. • “Starting from today we are welcoming the people of Ukraine in our home. In this moment I am on the train. I see many people, most of whom are women with children. Right now, all is calm here. Up to yesterday, more than seven hundred thousand refugees had arrived. The men have gone off to fight in Ukraine. They are around 70,000”, so wrote father Arkadiusz Sosna from Poland this past March, imploring prayers for peace.  — Some have stayed just for a short while, “only passingRead More
Ukraine
GERMANY, Brigitte Oelschner • “Only the prayerful can still succeed / In stopping the sword above our heads / And wresting this world from the judging powers / Through a sanctified life.” I am reminded of this quote by Reinhold Schneider, often heard during the Second World War, these days when I follow how much politicians and representatives of social society are trying to end the disaster in Ukraine and to come to the aid of the suffering population. — In many German schools, children had the day off fromRead More
Misión

Posted On 12.02.2022In Missions

Come and see

SPAIN, Carlos Martínez •  Upon entering the Schoenstatt Shrine at 97 Serrano Street in Madrid, Spain, one can read “Come and See”. A phrase from the Gospel of St. John. Everyday hundreds of people go on pilgrimage to this shrine in a noisy city. We are invited to place our gaze on Jesus and to follow him, even without knowing what we are looking for. A few days ago, hundreds of young people dared to fix our gaze on Him and let ourselves be led. — A week after theRead More
Turrialba
COSTA RICA, Kattia Rivera, via www.schoenstattcostarica.org •  The community of Turrialba celebrated the enthronement of the Blessed Mother in the Parish of San Buenaventura, on January 8, 2022. An act full of faithful with open hearts welcomed the Mother of the Lord. — Turrialba is located about 44 km east of the city of Cartago and 67 km from San José, capital of Costa Rica and home of the first shrine in Central America. The enthronement of the Blessed Mother was accompanied by a series of activities that not onlyRead More