Shrine Tag

sacerdocio
COSTA RICA, Fr. José Luis Correa • Father Juan Luis, recently ordained priest last December, Parochial Vicar of the Parish of Santa Ana, came to celebrate his first Mass in the Shrine and to consecrate his priesthood to the Blessed Mother, to Mary of the Covenant. — Father José Agustín Santori and I concelebrated. Then we shared lunch. The newly ordained priest studied chemistry for three years before entering the National Seminary of Costa Rica. He had already come to the shrine a couple of weeks ago. Original: Spanish, 29.01.2023.Read More
Costa Rica
COSTA RICA, Father José Luis Correa •  Accompanied by the Apostolic Nuncio in Costa Rica, Bishop Bruno Musaró, and the Secretary of the Nunciature, the Romanian Bishop Laurencio Dacuta, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Bucharest, Bishop Aurel Percă, visited the Schoenstatt Shrine in the Costa Rican capital. — He was received by Father José Luis Correa, National Advisor of the Schoenstatt Movement in Costa Rica and Central America and Continental Coordinator of Schoenstatt in the Americas. Father Patricio Moore, who is currently in Costa Rica, and another Romanian priest were alsoRead More
Misiones de profesionales
ARGENTINA, Juan Francisco Miguel – missionary of GM 20 • I do not know if it was an invention, if we imitated it from somewhere or if the desire was stronger. What I can say is that what is happening with the young missionaries over 25 years of age is strong and it is making its own mark in Schoenstatt as well as in the Church. — Many believe that at a certain age one can no longer go on mission. Thus, a kind of “retirement” arises that no oneRead More
Navidad Solidaria 2022
ARGENTINA, Fr. José María Iturrería • Once again, and it has been 21 years since 2001, we once again celebrated Christmas in solidarity and at 1:30 a.m. we gathered in the shrine of La Plata with a group of 130 young people from the Archdiocese and the Movement. Inspired by the motto “Be light on the way”, we went out to share Christmas with those who cannot celebrate it with anyone because they are homeless or work at night. — Divided into groups of 6 to 8 people, we wentRead More
Campo de Cielo
ARGENTINA, Carlos Ricciardi • After the priestly ordination of Francisco Emanuel Molfesa at St. Peter’s Parish in the city of Rauch, we all went to share a festive moment at the grounds of Campo del Cielo, where Schoenstatt has its wayside shrine and its land. — In Campo del Cielo there were other surprises awaiting us… A large cross nailed in the place of the future and longed for Schoenstatt Shrine. Bishop Hugo Manuel Salaberry blessed it in the presence of a large number of faithful from Rauch, Tandil, Azul,Read More
Santa Cruz do Sul
BRAZIL, Ruy Kaercher/ Maria Fischer • “And we finally arrived at 1977, the year of the construction and inauguration of the Shrine of Santa Cruz, the sixth shrine in Brazil, the diocesan shrine of this land. We began this year with new enthusiasm and great conviction that this would be the year marked by heaven for special graces to be worked in this land.” Father’s footsteps generate life. “Precisely three days before the 30th anniversary of the Founding Father’s visit to Santa Cruz, construction work began on the shrine. TheRead More
Alianza de Amor
PARAGUAY/MEXICO, Juan Ramón Santoyo Reyes, Novice • It is October 20th in Tupãrenda, and it is raining. Two days have already passed since the celebration of October 18th here in our shrine “Nation of God, Heart of America”. For my part, I wanted to write a small reflection on the Covenant of Love that has matured during the last few days. — In the time leading up to October 18, some important memories have come to mind, some different definitions to describe the Covenant, and certain ideas on how toRead More
Montahue
CHILE, Archdiocese of Concepción (Press release) • The Rosary Campaign celebrated a pilgrimage meeting on Saturday, November 26, at the Shrine of Montahue, located in the Recodo sector of San Pedro de la Paz. — Missionaries from different parishes of the Archdiocese of Concepción participated in the meeting along with the families that the Blessed Mother visits in her image in their homes. In this way, these families reciprocate the visit to their Mother in the Shrine. It should be remembered that the Rosary Campaign consists of taking the pictureRead More
Alianza de Amor Costa Rica
COSTA RICA, Ricardo Barrantes • The morning of Saturday, November 3, began with rain at the Family of Hope Shrine, however, this did not prevent the preparations for the Covenant of Love that would be made moments later by several groups of couples from beginning. — Groups G4 Hearts pointed in Faith, G5 Messengers of Light, G6 Instruments of Mary, of the Family Branch of the East Sector of San José, G4 Walkers in Faith and G5 Homes welcomed by Mary of Carthage and a member of G2 of theRead More
Santa Cruz do Sul
BRAZIL, Maria Fischer • “What builds and maintains a Schoenstatt Shrine? I answer: hearts in Covenant with the Blessed Mother. That is the raw material of a Schoenstatt Shrine, abundant in today’s Chapel, or rather, in the always Shrine.” — Comment made by Luis Ventorini to the article about life around the Shrine in Santa Cruz do Sul that was published a few days ago. Hearts in Covenant with the Blessed Mother gathered once again on the afternoon of Covenant Day, November 18, 2022, as has always happened before andRead More