Dinorah García Romero, rector of the “Instituto Superior Especializado de Estudios Educativos Pedro Poveda”, ISESP, has been invested as a full member of the Academy of Sciences of the Dominican Republic in a ceremony in which she was sworn in and received the proper symbols and titles that accredit her.
WORLD YOUTH DAY
On the feast of St Francis Assisi it was announced that World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 has been set for August 1-6. At the same time, the Pope's Message for this year's World Youth Day at the local level that will be held on November 21, coinciding with the feast of Christ the King, has been released.
The online forum, organized by the TA Safeguarding Advisory Panel for the follow-up of the Policy for the Protection of Children, Adolescents and Vulnerable Persons held at the end of September, was organized under the slogan "Safeguarding, a way of being in relationship".
PILGRIMAGE AND OFFERING
A substantial number of people were able to be present in person, and many others joined us in the Voto de Covadonga 2021 pilgrimage by means of the Covadonga direct online channel. This annual event has been taking place since 1934. It is an occasion when the Teresian Association expresses gratitude to Our Lady by presenting the fruits of our mission from different parts of the world.
“O youth, you can conquer the world, no more no less!” This theme reverberated near to 150 young people from the different islands of the Philippines gathered virtually for the launching of the annual program of IT Youth, the youth movement of the TA in this country.
A large group of young teachers and university professors joined the webinar to share good educational practices and approaches in the country in this pandemic situation that imposes intensive use of technology and online teaching. It was the second forum organized by the Poveda Center for Educators Formation (PCEF) and the Circle of Discernment.
The boys of the Bana Ya Poveda Center have celebrated in a special way the feast of St. Pedro Poveda and continue with enthusiasm their education, working in the garden, in their job training, in the computer classroom... rebuilding their lives above all.
The commemoration of the martyrdom of Pedro Poveda in Japan has brought together virtually more than forty people, members of the TA, friends and others whose knowledge of the Institution and its founder was very limited.
With gratitude, hope and joy, a group of us commemorated the arrival of the Teresian Association to this Central American country by coming together for holy Mass. In addition to those of us who could attend in person, others could take part via technological means. They were from different parts of this country and from various parts of Asia, Europe and America.
Haiti, the poorest country in the American continent and one of the poorest in the world, is once again on the news, in the newspapers... As it usually happens, the cause is a terrible catastrophe, one more for a people who were still trying to recover from the earthquake that devastated the country in 2010.
InteRed, the Teresian Association NGDO, inaugurates on September 1 a new location for its headquarters in a street with historical and affective components that are linked to the biography of San Pedro Poveda.
A new book in Italian about the founder of the Teresian Association has been published by the San Paolo publishing house. It is entitled Pedro Poveda - Un dialogo fede-cultura (Pedro Poveda – faith and culture in dialogue).