On Saturday, May 26, the Teresian Association (TA) in Peru celebrated its 75th anniversary with a Eucharist. More than five hundred people, family members, students, alumni, collaborators and members of the TA Movement, and TA members participated.
The Pedro Poveda, Victoria Díez, and Josefa Segovia Secretariat has published a new Bulletin (in Spanish and English) with the title "The gratitude that changes the world."
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea.
In the afternoon of Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Our Lady of Africa School in Malabo, the Third Encounter of former students of the Teresian Association in Equatorial Guinea was held, with the theme "United to do good!." This makes reference to a phrase of Saint Pedro Poveda.
On a sunny morning of the 17th day of April 2018, on the feast of Saint Pedro Poveda’s 121st sacerdotal ordination, a new school building of ITEC, Inc. (Saint Pedro Poveda College) was inaugurated.
As part of a series of talks of the Pastoral Institute of the Pontifical University of Salamanca, the Pedro Poveda Chair sponsored a presentation on "Economy for a social and inclusive Europe," The keynote was Professor and entrepreneur Consuelo Gámes Amián and Loreto Ballester coordinated the event.
Four members of the Teresian Association in the Philippines have been recognized "for their joyful and exemplary testimony at work; for their efficient, competent and disinterested professional dedication."
OLIVEIRA DE AZEMÉIS, Portugal.
The film POVEDA was screened last Sunday, April 22, at the cinema-theater of Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal, with over than two hundred and twenty attendees.
“The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for peace” is the theme chosen by Pope Francis for the 52nd World Communications Day celebrated on the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, May 13.
Today, May 4, the moment when Pope John Paul II proclaimed Pedro Poveda a saint in Madrid, 2003, comes back to the heart of many members, relatives and friends of the Teresian Association. The testimony of young people of Peru who have lived Easter in a special way invites us to give thanks, "to awaken hope and to persevere on its way."
The main hall of Cervantes Institute in Munich, Germany, next to the Royal Residence, was the place that hosted the screening of the movie POVEDA, in the afternoon of Friday, April 20.
Saint Pedro Poveda always lived the anniversaries of his priestly ordination and first mass with gratitude and depth. On April 17, 1897, he was ordained a priest in the chapel of the episcopal palace of Guadix and on April 21st he celebrated his first solemn Mass in the same place.
Videos with testimonies and images of victims of the attacks with apparent chemical weapons used in the long war in Syria against civilians, in particular women and children, are proliferating in the media and social media. They are so shocking that they produce consternation, indignation, and pain. In response to such an atrocity, at dawn on Saturday, April 14, the United States, France and the United Kingdom launched a joint attack, which likewise will generate negative consequences. Because of these actions, a diplomatic offensive began with still uncertain results.
In order to give thanks for everything lived during the six-year term that is about to end, in line with the theme of the year of the Teresian Association (Lord, you have done great things for us! Send us your Spirit of joy and hope), a space to give thanks has been opened on the website ata2018it.org.
New York, U.S.A.
On Jan. 29-Feb 2, 2018, at the UN headquarters in NY. Maite Uribe, President of the Teresian Association and Emma Melgarejo, member of the Governing Council, attended the 56th session of the ECOSOC Commission for Social Development to achieve sustainable development for all.