Presentations of the film POVEDA continue in different contexts and countries. Araceli Ortega and Guadalupe Pérez write a review from Venezuela, a sister country that we hope will soon reach social peace and a stable democracy.
ORLANDO, United States.
Organizers of the International Christian Film Festival in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. (ICFF 2017) published the awards ceremony of their last edition in which the film POVEDA won the award for best Musical Score.
MADRID, Los Negrales.
After the Spanish Civil War, at the house of St. Pedro Poveda in Madrid, his private oratory was found intact. Not so the rest of his apartment or the building. There, in the oratory, was the altar with the missal open to the page which had been his last Mass, the great Crucifix and the statue of the Sorrowful Mother to whom he undoubtedly directed his last glance before meeting those who led him to martyrdom. And there was the altar, on which he had consecrated the Body and Blood of the Lord since 1923.
As we come closer to the feast of Saint Pedro Poveda, on July 28, we publish an article written by Cardinal Eduardo Pironio in 1996, in which he reflects on Poveda’s priestly profile.
During a meeting on the Educational Proposal of Pedro Poveda at the headquarters of the Teresian Association in Rome, Margarita Bartolomé Pina presented a volume of the Critical Edition of the writings of Poveda, "Essays and Pedagogical Projects."
VILLA EL SALVADOR, Peru.
The Teresian School in Dublin (Ireland) celebrates now eleven years working with the Teresian group of Villa El Salvador, Peru. The project began eleven years ago when Inés Neira, the Teresian School Manager, in conjunction with Janett Ramirez from Solydes, proposed to bring a group of students to Peru to raise awareness about the poverty in that area of the country. Since that year, 2006, nine groups of students have passed through Villa El Salvador accompanied by teachers and and former mothers and past pupils. The experience now continues with the Centro Cultural Guadix team.
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea.
"San Pedro Poveda makes me dream and, again, here in Malabo. My dreams awaken: attend to children with special educational needs," says Mª Dolores Moreno Medina, when sharing about the experience.
Pedro Poveda school in León has received the National Monte de Piedad 2017 award for its educational approach to form "autonomous, critical, and reflective people who are committed to their community."
QUEZON CITY, Philippines.
St. Pedro Poveda College, Quezon City (Philippines) was the venue for an international conference from April 1-3, 2017 on the theme “Critical Personnel Issues. Asia: Today’s Challenges and Perspective”. It was a important endeavor in these times as the Church in Asia undergoes deep and significant change. The gathering included 82 participants from Australia, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan and the Philippines.
A meeting on Global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration was held last April 13 at the UN Headquarters in Geneva.
In the afternoon of May 20, the auditorium of Colegio Mayor Poveda in Madrid was filled with people interested in a subject that, at first glance, does not seem to have much appeal today. The event was the presentation of a book by Anabela Neves Rodrigues, member of the Teresian Association in Portugal, titled "La luz que nosilumina” (The light that illuminates us.)
VATICAN CITY, Italy.
“Fear not, for I am with you (Is 43:5): Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time” is the theme of the Pope’s message for the 51st World Communications Day, celebrated by the Catholic Church on May 28, feast of the Assumption.
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea.
On May 6, Our Lady of Africa Center in Malabo opened its doors to celebrate the Second Gathering of Alumni with the theme "United to do good" in a festive and welcoming atmosphere.
Through Pedro Poveda Foundation, Blanca Estela Fuentes Maldonado has rescued about two thousand children and adolescents who were victims of poverty in the red zone of San Julián colony, Chinautla, Guatemala. This note was published in the digital newspaper Prensa Libre.