youth Tag

Towards the Youth Synod: “Hey, young person, Francis wants to hear you” • Hi everyone. My name is Fabián Daniel López Cuevas, I am 26 years old, and I’m studying Accounting at Our Lady of Asunción Catholic University. I am part of the Apostolic Schoenstatt Movement and I’m preparing for marriage. This is how my story begins. From a very young age, I had a deeply Catholic upbringing at home. Everyday, we would gather to pray the Rosary with my siblings and my mom. I’ll admit, dad didn’t join usRead More
Towards the Youth Synod – “Pope Francis wants to hear you” • My history I’m a young woman, originally from Durban, studying physiotherapy in the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. I come from a very small family consisting of my Mom, Gran and Grandad and we’re a very tight-knit family, so leaving home to come and study was very difficult for me. Thankfully I moved into a residence for female students run by the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary and after living here for the last 3 years, itRead More
YOUTH. FAITH. DISCERNMENT – Journey to the Synod, base team • If you are a young person between the ages of 16 and 29 living in the world, we don’t need to tell you that today’s world changes quickly. The Church, which is universal, changes quickly and changes with you. The Church needs you so that it can understand the meaning and importance of these changes and make useful proposals based on your experiences of faith. At we don’t want to stand on the side lines of theRead More
GERMANY, Sebastian Roth• Presenting – With YOU More Happens! With this motto the “Night of the Shrine 2017” wants to offer inspiration and bring Schoenstatt alive at the beginning of September (01-03.09). Even though, on account of its geographical situation, this event mainly attracts German youth and young adults, we will be dealing with topics that are valid worldwide. We want to open Schoenstatt to the world and prepare ourselves for the future. That is why this year’s motto is: “Presenting – With YOU more happens!” Take the step andRead More
ORIGINAL SHRINE, Santiago Goyeneche • We are a small bit of Latin America living in Europe, breathing Schoenstatt’s origin, its present, all its gifts, trying to contribute to a better future for the Movement, the Church and the world. For five weeks, twenty members of the Schoenstatt Boys’ Youth from Latin America are living at “Haus Regina,” Our Lady of Schoenstatt Institute House. We will work in Bundesheim (Covenant House) carrying out different activities and working around the Original Shrine and its ministry. The twenty young men will study Fr.Read More
WORLD YOUTH DAY IN PANAMA, AICA and editorial team • “Let it be done to me according to your word,” is the title of the official World Youth Day hymn (WYD) Panama 2019, which was introduced this July 3rd by the Archbishop of Panama, Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, in the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City. Abdiel Jiménez, catechist and psalmist of the Cristo Resucitado Parish, in San Miguelito, author of several liturgical pieces, member of different choirs and a graduate of the School of Religious Science from Santa Maria LaRead More
Editorial team, with material from AICA • The General Secretariat for the Synod of Bishops has announced the launch of a website in preparation for the 15th Ordinary General Assembly under the theme “Youth, faith and vocational discernment,” which will take place in October 2018. The website is already available at this address:  (for the moment it’s only available in Italian but other languages will follow soon. The youth survey can be found here. This initiative will promote greater participation by all the youth of the world, not onlyRead More
COSTA RICA, Fr. José Luis Correa University life has a rhythm, sometimes it is very dizzying, many would consider it impossible to think that students would have time to pray. In Costa Rica “Tempranitos del INCAE (INCAE Early- birds) believe that prayer is precisely the best fuel to sustain the different aspects of life during the time at university. On Friday, 26 May 2017, Alejandro Robles F., the son of a Family Federation couple from Costa Rica, will graduate with honors with a Masters of Business Administration from INCAE (INCAERead More
SPAIN, Javier González • It is difficult to explain completely what Misión País is, and there are a thousand places to start. Despite this, I believe that the most-timely way would be to begin a story, since we are all one, and without being there…it is difficult to understand it. I will tell you the story of a young person who lived in a room without light. In this society, it is very easy to get confused, get lost without wanting to, like the prodigal son trying to find happinessRead More
GUATEMALA, Marta Cristina Pérez and Maria Fischer • The small and very active Schoenstatt Family from Esquipulas, Guatemala, just produced a nice video titled: “What is Schoenstatt?” where several members of this family gave brief testimonies about what Schoenstatt is for each one of them. Selfie of the radio team How is the life and apostolate of the Schoenstatt Family in Esquipulas? There are several Home Shrines, a great deal of parish activity, the Rosary Campaign, Couple and youth groups… Every Saturday, at 7:00 p.m., the Movement’s youths meet inRead More