It is the second year of Project FORTH, an Erasmus plus capacity building project in Higher Education co funded by the European Commission on “Formation of Teachers in Emerging Challenged Areas of the Philippines” (FORTH).
Project Youth ACT
160 young people from 14 countries of América and Europe, participating online in two webinars for closing the 3rd semester of the current project of EDIW, Youth ACT. This Project is being carried out by EDIW with universities and associations in Europe and America.
Virtual round table
On March 13, we had an online meeting, on the document La Sociedad Fragilizada/The Debilitated Society, the new publication of the Council for Culture, in which some members make a sociocultural analysis of the current situation, with mind and heart in the present moment.
Centred on the theme of The Debilitated Society, the Teresian Association in Portugal on March 20 coordinated a European meeting in which almost a hundred TA members and friends from nine countries on the continent took part online.
The TA Safeguarding Advisory Panel has endorsed a study presented by the ANAR (Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk) Foundation. This is a non-profit organisation that has dedicated over fifty years to the advocacy and defence of the rights of children and adolescents in situations of risk and neglect in Spain and Latin America.
Culture of Care
The Family Ministry of the Teresian Association Philippines conducted an information webinar last 12 February 2021 titled Towards a TA Philippines that Promotes a Culture of Care: Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults.
THE HOLY SEE
On 20 February, Pope Francis authorised the promulgation of the decree of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints that recognises the heroic virtues of Elisa Giambelluca. This is the step that precedes beatification.
2nd FORUM. Spain
80 young people took part virtually in the 2nd Teresian Association Spain Youth Forum to discuss the theme Giving Voice to Life and Hope. They represented schools, colleges, social projects, InteRed NGDO and international programmes.
Hilda Geraghty, a TA member from Ireland, answers this question revisiting Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s life and works.
“Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it” (Hebrews 13:2).
International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking 2021 with the theme: An Economy without Human Trafficking.