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An Encounter with the Pope: International Congress on Youth Ministry

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Full of joy, two representatives of the Schoenstatt Movement of Portugal were able to participate in the International Congress on Youth Ministry, which took place in Rome from May 22nd to the 26th. Mrs. Rosana Silva, from the Institute of Our Lady of Schoenstatt, and Maria Saquete, from the Girls’ Youth, met with the Holy […]

Pope proclaims Jubilee: ‘May hope fill our days!’

At a ceremony in St Peter’s Basilica on Ascension Thursday, Pope Francis solemnly proclaims the upcoming Jubilee Year 2025, consigning the Bull of Indiction – “Spes non confundit. Hope does not disappoint” – to the Archpriests of the Papal Basilicas and representatives of the world’s bishops.

The Original Shrine joins Pope Francis in the “24 hours for the Lord”

We are approaching the 2024 edition of the “24 hours for the Lord”, which will take place from Friday night, March 8th, until Saturday night, March 9th. The Original Shrine offers the possibility for everyone to participate in this time of profound prayer, meditation, and community experience.

Healing the Sick by Healing Relationships – With Mary’s eyes!

Sister of Mary and doctor, Sister M. Teresa Olivares, from Chile, speaks about what characterizes Schoenstatt health professionals in their mission of living the Covenant of Love in the care of patients. And on this World Day of the Sick, she makes a comparison between the daily life of the sick and the 31st of May: a “very current” and challenging mission.

Pope announces Year of Prayer leading up to Jubilee

Santuário de Aveiro na JMJ: 11 bispos e milhares de jovens

Pope Francis has inaugurated a Year of Prayer ahead of the 2025 Jubilee, calling on the faithful “to intensify prayer to prepare us to live well this event of grace and to experience the power of God’s hope.”