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”.
August 12 is the 83rd anniversary of the martyrdom of Blessed Victoria Díez, a young teacher and member of the Teresian Association who gave her life in the town of Hornachuelos, confessing her faith in Jesus Christ, at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.
A seminar-workshop on the Protection Policy of the Teresian Association to promote the proper care, to prevent violence and on how to act against abuse towards children, adolescents and vulnerable groups, took place in Santa María de Los Negrales (Madrid) from July 23 to 26, 2019.
On the occasion of the Feast of the Assumption of Mary the association greetings come to us this year from Italy underlining the desire to carry a message of hope and welcome for all.
A novena in honor of Saint Pedro Poveda was held from July 19 to 27 this year, in one of the parishes of Metro Manila, Holy Family Parish of Roxas District, Quezon City.
Around five hundred people went on Sunday July 28 to Santa María de Los Negrales to celebrate the feast of San Pedro Poveda that this year was accompanied by youngsters of Acit Joven and the celebration of 100 years of the first association of TA alumni.
With the motto “Gratitude, hope, challenge” and the participation of each group in the presentation of its members and activities in a creative way, the final celebration of this commemorative year was lived.
At the end of the academic year, the EDIW * groups from Brussels and Madrid tell us about the activity carried out in which young refugees and undocumented immigrants have been part of the learning experience and concrete commitment for the participants.
The annual meeting of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life with representatives of the laity, has had this year as a theme “Prevention of sexual abuse: commitment of ecclesial associations and movements.”