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Tabor: The first Schoenstatt Shrine in Santa Maria, Brazil, turns 75 years old

shrine in santa maria

The Schoenstatt Family of Brazil celebrated joyfully the 75th anniversary of the Tabor Shrine, which is the first Schoenstatt Shrine built in the country and is located in the city of Santa Maria, in the southern region of Brazil. From April 21st to 23rd several celebrations marked the Jubilee feast days. The Tabor Shrine was the only one in Brazil inaugurated personally by the Founder, Father Joseph Kentenich, and was visited by him several times.

Andean Christmas Eve Mass from the middle of the world

Andean Christmas Eve

The Christmas Eve Mass at the Schoenstatt Shrine in Quito was very colorful. Mary arriving on a donkey, offerings from five indigenous ethnic groups in Ecuador, and a homily by Father Eduardo Auza associating the reality of the people with the divine miracle of Bethlehem.

When parents’ Covenant of Love is reflected in the lives of their children.

Alianza de Amor

When the values of the Covenant of Love are transmitted to the children and a transparent and committed life is witnessed, the children become the recipients of these values. They will not always follow in their parents’ footsteps, but those values remain. Here is the case of a Schoenstatt family in Brazil.