OVIEDO, Asturias, Spain.
In the digital book "Así es Parres, Arriondas", edited by Asturias Actual Foundation, María Luisa González Llano is mentioned, a beloved and valued teacher, born in that locality on May 24, 1918.She died a few months before she turned 100 years, on August 22, 2017, in Oviedo.
The presence of the Teresian Association (TA) in Rome during the months of Nazi occupation of the city during World War II was remembered in Rome, on January 13, at the headquarters of the TA. The occasion was the presentation of Anna Doria's book, "Oggi sono venuti i tedeschi, Vita quotidiana a Roma sollo I'occupazione nazista" (The Germans arrived today, daily life in Rome under the Nazi occupation) published by Gangemi International Publishing, Rome.
Card. Eduardo Pironio: A holiness of incarnation
February 5th marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Cardinal Eduardo Pironio. As a tribute and message, and in preparation for the Assembly of all the Associations of the Teresian Association, we publish some of his reflections spoken in Rome on May 24, 1991. He speaks about the signing of the Decree of approval of the current Statutes of the Association and meditates on the Way of Emmaus.
"Invisible Heroes" is a documentary series broadcast on channel 2 (Spain) which, on December 30, dedicated a session to storiesof people in the Dominican Republic with the themes of empowerment of women and situations on the border with Haiti. The theme is led by Beatriz Gallart Bandín, coordinator of InteRed in that country.
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Jacinthe Nkongolo writes about Bana ya Poveda Center, in Kinshasa, which welcomes minors in situations of marginalization and vulnerability. This information is about some of their latest actions, such as the installation of the Children’s Committee.
LEGASPI, Albay, Philippines.
During the 20th Lay Congress of the Philippines, held last October, in the diocese of Legazpi, the National Board of the Council of the Laity was renewed. Rosalinda Basas, member of the Teresian Association, was re-elected secretary.
On Friday, November 24, the film POVEDA was screened at the Festival on spiritual cinema, organized by the Episcopal Delegation of Social Media (MCS). The festival takes place throughout the month of November at “Cine Roma.”
The film POVEDA was chosen for the inaugural session of the XIII International Film Festival with Values (FIC) Guadalajara Mexico 2017, with the motto "Leaders create more leaders." The festival takes place from November 9-26. POVEDA was selected from among 90 films.
Leo XIII Residence for Graduates and Postgraduates started its fifth year with an academic ceremony and celebrated the achievement of several of its residents.
For the first time, the First World Day of the Poor, instituted by Pope Francis on the XXXIII Sunday in Ordinary Time, will be celebrated on November 19. The message is titled: "Let us love, not with words but with deeds.”