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.
In the celebration of its 800th anniversary, the University of Salamanca has contributed, along with other public institutions, to remember the presence of women in Study Centers, as a tribute to those who once passed through them without the recognition they deserved.
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.
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.