The 1st Teresian Association Youth Forum in Spain was held in Madrid in mid-December. The gathering for reflection and joint creation concluded with a Manifesto that conveys the wishes of authenticity and the searches of the participants.
Maria Grazia Mara, a member of the Teresian Association, died at home in Rome on 30 December 2019. The Pope attended her funeral privately as a “farewell to a friend”. This brought much consolation and feelings of gratitude, and it meant that the news of her passing reached beyond the usual confines.
LETTER OF THE YEAR 2020
In this year 2020, the motto “Like Mary, the first disciple, give us a listening heart that gladly does whatever He tells us” unites all those who share the charism of the Teresian Association.
Anniversary of the birth of Pedro Poveda “with mind and heart in the present moment”, reviewing the challenges to equality and rights protection.
With the Holy Mass celebrated in the Cathedral, on December 3, 2019, concluded the centenary of the Teresian Association in the city of Burgos, North of Spain.
LOS NEGRALES (MADRID). Spain
The first concert of the “In wings of the spirit” cycle was held in the “Espacio Negrales”, by the singer José Hernández Pastor,the 9th of November, a cultural gathering with the voice as a vehicle for interiorization and communion.
Digital technology is here to stay; we just cannot live without it; we must take advantage of its benefits and filter the risks that may arise.
On October 26, 2019, the Our Lady of China convened the Teresian Association in Taiwan to Her sanctuary in Meishan to fulfill the promise of “Voto de Covadonga”.
SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Chile
The Continental Seminar of the Socio-educative Project of the Teresian Association for America “Educate in Difficult Times: Evangelization, Pastoral Work and Education today” was held from October 2nd to the 6th in the city of Santiago de Chile.
On January 11, 2019, we began the commemorative activities of the Centenary of the presence of the Teresian Association in Catalonia. And on September 28, 2019 we celebrated the closing of such Centenary.
From September 20 to 27, a series of mobilizations took place worldwide to raise awareness about the climate crisis.
The annual encounter of the Group of University and Research of the Teresian Association in Spain was held this year in Coimbra, in the neighboring Portugal, from August 26 to 30, with the slogan “Gazes at Europe”.