Monday, 13 November 2017 00:00

First World Day of the Poor

ROME, Italy. 
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.”

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 00:00

Families and schools in difficult times

LIMA, Peru.
A seminar on "Families and Schools in Difficult Times" took place in Lima, Peru, on September 30, facilitated by the Socio-Educational Proposal of the Teresian Association (SEP) in America.

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BARAJAGUA, Cuba.
On October 14th, 2017, a new church, as a meeting place to welcome pilgrims on their way to the Sanctuary of El Cobre, was dedicated in Barajagua, Cuba. A relic of Saint Pedro Poveda, martyr, was placed on the altar of this new temple.

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COCHABAMBA, Bolivia.
With the theme: Educate in Difficult Times: Deepen, Systematize, Influence, Innovate, a Seminar on the Socio-Educational Proposal of the Teresian Association (TA) in America took place in Bolivia on October 4-8, 2017. Forty-two people from 11 countries participated.  They wanted to go over and evaluate the process from 2013 to 2018. Maite Uribe (TA President) and Elisa Estévez (Member of the TA Governing Council) attended the event. At the end of the meeting, the participants left with the desire and commitment to open and strengthen new paths of transformation of that which is human, with the strength of the Gospel.

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NEW YORK, United States.
At the Multi-stakeholder hearing of the United Nation’s preparatory process for the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration on July 26, Patricia Stockton, representative of the Teresian Association (TA) at the UN, presented a statement written by a group of young people who identify themselves as “dreamers and doers.” They gathered in Madrid for a project organized by EDIW (Education for an Interdependent World).

RÍO DE JANEIRO, Brazil.
The Socio-educational Movement (SEM), "Educating in Difficult Times" in Brazil, celebrates ten years. In this context, the X National Seminar was held last August 19 with the theme "National Curricular Common Base tensions and challenges" at the Teresian School in Rio de Janeiro with much participation.

Friday, 29 September 2017 00:00

Humanism and the Life Sciences: What is human?

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GRANADA,  Spain. 
The University/Research Group of the Teresian Association (TA) met in Granada from August 25-29 at Colegio Mayor Santafé. They addressed studies on humanism and genetics, mutation of the virus of dualism, new diseases of humanism, and the humanism of Pedro Poveda in Guadix.  They also visited the Alhambra, rejuvenated and embellished, and walked through some notable places of the city.

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MADRID, Spain.
The portraits of eight Saints associated with the Archdiocese of Madrid, Spain, including St. Pedro Poveda, are the most outstanding feature of the new chapel of the Archdiocesan Curia, inaugurated on September 18, 2017, by the Archbishop of Madrid, Cardinal Carlos Osoro. He said at the blessing ceremony: "May this chapel be a special place in this Pastoral Center and may it really mark the direction of our life."

JAÉN, Spain.
Since this year marks the centennial of the diocesan and civil approval of the Teresian Association in Jaén,1917, its founder Pedro Poveda, the saint from Linares, had an important relevance in the presentations of the XXX Congress of the Association of Archivists of the Church in Spain, September 11-15. Attendees also visited Guadix to learn about the altruistic work of Father Poveda.

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MANILA, Philippines.
A seminar-workshop on "Teachers as Guidance Counselors, Companions in the Journey,” took place on August 20th at the Victoria Díez Center for Culture, Formation and Development in Dapitan, Sampaloc District, Manila.   This was organized by members of the Teresian Association (TA) working in public schools. The event was part of the celebrations of the feast of Blessed Victoria Díez, teacher, catechist and martyr, whose feast is celebrated on August 12.

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LEON. Spain A few days ago, Inés Carbajal received the 6th Award for Professional Work for Fair Trade from the City

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