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SALTT
INDIA, Fr. Bibin Parambi • SALTT – Schoenstatt Academy for Life Transmission & Transformation is an initiative of Schoenstatt Fathers to educate the youth and cultivate their talents in various fields of arts and music. It has been eight years since we started this institution and we are happy to inform you about the great years that we have had while building up the talents of our youth through various activities. SALTT thus aims to promote the need of arts in children and youth’s life through integral growth of personality.Read More
P. Tiago
Portugal, editorial team • On the night of 6 January, still during the Christmas season, Fr. Tiago Frescata, a young Schoenstatt Father in Portugal who was ordained in 2004, passed away. He had recently worked in Chile. A few months ago, he learned that he was terminally ill (due to a brain tumor diagnosed in 2019) and returned to his native Portugal “to die.” — After his priestly ordination, he spent two years serving in Santiago de Chile and returned to Portugal in 2006. He became the director for theRead More
Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life • The Secretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life, Schoenstatt Father  Alexandre Awi Mello, took part in the online conference “Arise! Ministry with young adults in a time of innovation,” which took place on 9 December via the Zoom platform. The conference was organized by the Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), as part of the National Leadership Forum on Ministry with Young Adults, and was attended by leaders inRead More
GMG
WYD, Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life • The pastoral challenges related to the current health crisis, a synodal approach to youth ministry, evaluating the 2019 World Youth Day in Panama and calling to mind the inspiration for the journey towards World Youth Day in Lisbon in 2023: these were the topics of the international online meeting “From Panama to Lisbon — Called to missionary synodality,” organized by the Dicastery for Youth, Family, and Life. From 18 – 21 November, the coordinators of youth ministry from one hundred countries andRead More
URUGUAUY, via www.providencia.org.uy • Matea is the first social technology company in Uruguay and was born in the Centro Educativo Providencia with the intention of impacting the education of children in the Cerro area, and change the sustainability paradigm of the center.— Matea arises after a long process of reflection and research. “With the desire to grow, develop new projects, expand or improve those we already have and generate our own resources, we began to investigate other forms of funding from other social organizations in the world. We found thatRead 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
Economy of Francesco
ECONOMY OF FRANCESCO • The Economy of Francesco,​ an international event featuring young economists and entrepreneurs from all over the world, will kick off on Thursday​ 19 November and will be live streamed on the francescoeconomy.org portal. It has been confirmed that, to conclude this three-day event, Pope​ Francis will virtually participate with a video message to the young participants connected online with the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi. For the occasion, on 21​ November at 11 pm (Italian time), the monument to Christ​ the Redeemer in Rio deRead More
Original Shrine| Snapshots – Pedro M. Dillinger / Maria Fischer • Now the youth are coming and they are turning the Original Shrine upside down. Disorder is everywhere you look. Cables, tripods, monitors, a lot of technical stuff. And it goes through my mind: In the beginning it was a storage room, a jumble of garden tools, cobwebs, dust and spiders. Then the young people came, cleared out and cleaned up, so that “from here” the world would be turned upside down and the revolution of Maria would begin, whoRead More
COVENANT OF LOVE IN TIMES OF CORONAVIRUS, Maria Fischer with Pilar de Beas • “They copied us,” says Pilar de Beas upon learning of the campaign launched by the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life. Following the words of Pope Francis after the Angelus on July 26th, the dicastery launched the campaign “The elderly are your grandparents” to invite young people throughout the world to make a gesture of tenderness towards elderly people who feel lonely, because “every elderly is your grandfather or grandmother and they need you!”Read More
PARAGUAY, CMT, Fr. Pedro Kühlcke and Maria Fischer • How does the blessing of the “Sternsinger”, the children dressed as “The Three Kings” from Germany, arrived to the front of the future bakery on the Casa Madre de Tuparenda, I must admit that it is a whole story full of magic, of a dream, of hope against all odds… — It was during Mass in a neighboring parish in January, at the end of the Christmas season, during the days when in Germany thousands of children dressed as kings, walkRead More