wayside shrine Tag

ermita urbana
GUATEMALA, Cori Verdugo / María Fischer • “When we picked up Fr. José Luis and were driving through the city, he suddenly saw one of our urban wayside shrines on the side of the road and told us: Look, look! and asked us to slow down to take a good look and take pictures … and we wanted it to be a surprise for him, but …” Urban wayside shrine? “Yes,” explains Cori Verdugo enthusiastically. “That’s what we wanted to call these wayside shrines in the city, which are notRead More
Juventud Masculina
ARGENTINA, Agustín Toloza, Matías Zermatten, Matías Toledo, José Atencio, Lucio Roldán and Ignacio Buschiazzo, via www.schoenstatt.org.ar • December 12, 2021 will be from now on a historic day for the Schoenstatt Family of Santa Fe. On that day, at the Wayside Shrine located in the heart of the city, the first group of life of the Boys’ Youth sealed their covenant. — Last Sunday, after celebrating Mass in our place of grace, six young men sealed their covenant with our Mother. It was undoubtedly the most touching moment we haveRead More
ermida
SPAIN, Lena Castro Valente • At the end of the visit to the Cathedral of Oviedo – from where the original Way of Saint James started – we asked ourselves: Where should we eat lunch? I wanted to do it right there, in Oviedo, in a cider house, but my husband had another idea. — It is really extraordinary how the Mother uses even the ordinariness of our daily life to manifest Herself and lead us wherever She considers necessary. For what purpose? Only She knows… and, who knows, soRead More
Peregrinación de los Pueblos
ARGENTINA, AICA • With the motto “Mary along with Joseph, take us to Jesus”, the 39th edition of the Pilgrimage of the People took place virtually in the Archdiocese of Paraná. — The 39th Pilgrimage of the People was held on October 15 and 16 in the Archdiocese of Paraná, virtually, for the second consecutive year due to the pandemic. The pilgrimage, which normally travels 90 kilometers from Hasenkamp to Paraná, this time had the motto “Mary along with Joseph, take us to Jesus”, and the faithful were able toRead More
Tucumán
ARGENTINA, Silvia Sibay • A whole year of material and spiritual conquest; joy was increasing as the date of enthroning St. Joseph in El Jardín de Maria (the Garden of Mary) Shrine in Tucumán was approaching. — A board was placed on which to insert small boards for each 10 offerings to the “capital of grace”. Once completed, the little boards were turned over and the image of St. Joseph was formed. With great emotion we tried to calculate the place on the face where we had placed each one!Read More
Panamá
PANAMA, Carmen Franco / Maria Fischer • Group meetings, talks, virtual meetings … The pandemic has diminished Schoenstatt’s apostolic life in many places. Also in Panama. “For now, we only dare to celebrate Mass on the 18th of the month. We hold prayers at the wayside shrine…” say the Movement members. — On 18 July, the day on which we renew the Covenant of Love with Mary, we attended Mass at San Francisco da la Caleta parish. Immediately afterward, we went to greet the Blessed Mother at the wayside shrineRead More
rosario pandemia
ARGENTINA, Inés Petiti • The family of the Holy Rosary of the Pilgrim Mother in Goya invites everyone to pray the rosary during the month of May, joining in the Holy Father’s request. — Everyone is invited to gather at 13:00 local at any shrine, church, home shrine or heart shrine. The rosary will unite us in a network of shrines, in a covenant of love that calls on the Lord’s help to put an end to the pandemic. Thirty shrines, representing all the shrines of the world, will prayRead More
ARGENTINA, via AICA • The traditional Marian Youth Walk, which takes place every year in the Diocese of San Luis, this year had a new version due to the pandemic: The Marian Youth Caravan, which took place on Sunday, November 15 at 5:00 p.m. What a beautiful time it was when we received the news and testimonies of this walk directly, when we were asked to spread the word! This generation is no longer here, but fortunately there is a note  at  AICA that we can share. — The participantsRead More
BOLIVIA, Carolina Henestrosa Justiniano • We are nine months away from making the conquest of our longed-for shrine a reality, and as such, we all have had different tasks and committees. In making contributions to the Capital of Grace, we have wanted to keep each person’s enthusiasm alive, so together we can reach the goal proposed for our Shrine: 500,000 consecrations and 3,500 visits to our Wayside Shrine. — Since setting this goal, the question was: How would we be able to motivate people without it ending up becoming aRead More
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
BOLIVIA, Roberto Henestrosa and Alexandra Kempff • We celebrated a Holy Mass on May 2nd to begin the countdown that will end in exactly one year with the blessing of the Santa Cruz Shrine. It will be on the same site as our wayside shrine, in Buen Retiro, a quiet, green place that invites you to linger. — Before the Eucharistic celebration, the coordinators of the Family, Róger and María Isabel Baldivieso, gave a few words of reflection on how important it is to be united in this great taskRead More