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.
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”.
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.