wayside shrine Tag

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
ARGENTINA, Tita Ríos • Villaguay, the Central Department of Entre Ríos Province, its capital city bears the same name. Far from the Paraná and Uruguay rivers, it is still attractive due to its own splendid river and spas. Its agricultural production stands out, and it is ideal to visit all year round.— The Rosary Campaign with the Schoenstatt Pilgrim MTA penetrated deeply into its inhabitants around the parishes of St. Rose and the Immaculate Conception. The missionaries have worked hard, accompanying families. On May 4th, a grey autumn day withRead More
BOLIVIA, Alexandra Kempff and Roberto Henestrosa • The history of the Santa Cruz de la Sierra – Bolivia Schoenstatt Family is a story that reflects how the Blessed Mother is capable of changing the greatest pain anyone can feel, into a transforming current nourished by giving of self and fidelity. — A light born out of sorrow More than twenty years ago, Claudio Bagnoli died in an accident.  He was Ruth and Enzo’s college-age son, and as a result of this tragedy, they founded the Schoenstatt Family in Santa Cruz.Read More
ermita de Trelew
ARGENTINA, Mónica García • A few days ago, when the Silver Anniversary of the “Promised Land Shrine was celebrated, the anniversaries of several wayside shrines nearby it were also celebrated: the Trelew Wayside Shrine, the Puerto Madryn Wayside Shrine, and the one from Rawson, each one a fruit of the commitment of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign and of the founding of the shrine.— From the love and dedication of the Rosary Campaign “How many beautiful memories were experienced though the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign?” commented Lili Presas, from Rawson, a CampaignRead More
CHILE, Luzma Correa • On December 8th, a warm and sunny day, more than 300 people congregated at Mount Schoenstatt wayside shrine located in Trapense, Lo Bronechea— east of Santiago, Chile— Some of the pioneers that began with the dream of Mount Schoenstatt on Sta. Martina road, to the large family now thriving here, passing on through relatives, friends, domestic workers, Mothers of the Mater Filius Foundation with their children, Sisters, Young Women’s Youth, Branch and Federation Women, Institute, Branch and Federation Families, Madrugadores, and missionaries of the Schoenstatt RosaryRead More
PARAGUAY, Victorina Sosa, Mima Cordona/mf • On 10 December 2005, a wayside shrine for the Mother Thrice Admirable of Schoenstatt was blessed in Loreto, a city founded by the Jesuits on 10 December 1686. This December 10th after it was affectionately restored, the Blessed Mother’s picture for this wayside shrine was blessed and received a crown. — Loreto is located on a high hill in the Department of Concepción, approximately 450 km from Asunción. A brief article in Wikipedia about Loreto states: “A wayside shrine was erected for the BlessedRead More
PARAGUAY, Laura Andrea Barrios • Friday, 16 November 2018, was an important milestone for the South Nation of God family, in the heart of America, since the first step for the construction of the future shrine in the city of Encarnación (Paraguay) was undertaken. After its spiritual and material conquest, the wayside shrine was blessed three months since the official launch and the presentation of the project set for the 18 October. However the Blessed Mother asked for more. She always has everything under control and her children committed to herRead More
PARAGUAY, Laura Andrea Barrios • At the suggestion of Fr. Antonio Cosp, who at that time was the Spiritual advisor of Schoenstatt in Encarnación, to Sebastián Martín, affectionately known as “Papito”, on 4 December 2012, a few men, who were invited by him during the weekly meetings at the Casita de la Mater, began to pray the rosary. — When my husband Enrique González, with whom I belong to the Ministry of Hope (Schoenstatt Groups of Divorced and Remarried Couples) since 2013, found out about the group, he approached itRead More
Perú, Ernesto Morón García • The Blessed Mother’s wayside shrine in Parque Santo Tomás, in the San Borja district of Lima (Peru) recently celebrated its tenth anniversary with the presence of the National Adviser, Fr. Juan Pablo Rovegno, and pilgrims from San Borja, the district where the Schoenstatt Movement arrived in Peru from Ecuador in 1972, through Mr. and Mrs. Chang. Its location is unique; it is on Limatambo, a Dominican monastic estate, a holy place where St. Rose of Lima, St. Martin de Porres, and St. John Masías walkedRead More

Posted On 13.08.2018In Missions

Like the stars in the sky

MÉXICO, Brenda López Garza • It began with a yes. And before that, with a call. She called us because she wanted to work with our virtues, but also with our defects. She chose each one to complement the other and to be her hands for the project that she had in mind this year: to stay in a small community in Arramberri, Nuevo León, called “La Chona.”— Two years and the work of many people helping prepared the road; hearts that were joyful, but also expectant. We knew theRead More