Faith-Knowledge / Solidarity
The boys of the Bana Ya Poveda Center have celebrated in a special way the feast of St. Pedro Poveda and continue with enthusiasm their education, working in the garden, in their job training, in the computer classroom... rebuilding their lives above all.
Haiti, the poorest country in the American continent and one of the poorest in the world, is once again on the news, in the newspapers... As it usually happens, the cause is a terrible catastrophe, one more for a people who were still trying to recover from the earthquake that devastated the country in 2010.
A virtual meeting. SPAIN
A joint Guadix-Granada Solidarity Day at the beginning of June was dedicated to projects that the TA is running in Equatorial Guinea. Online communication made it possible for members and friends of the TA in Andalusia to learn a little more about the situation in that African country.
A few days ago, Inés Carbajal received the 6th Award for Professional Work for Fair Trade from the City Council of León. The award recognises her efforts in promoting the dissemination and commercialisation of the work carried out by the women of the KURTA project in India.
Virtual round table
On March 13, we had an online meeting, on the document La Sociedad Fragilizada/The Debilitated Society, the new publication of the Council for Culture, in which some members make a sociocultural analysis of the current situation, with mind and heart in the present moment.
Centred on the theme of The Debilitated Society, the Teresian Association in Portugal on March 20 coordinated a European meeting in which almost a hundred TA members and friends from nine countries on the continent took part online.
Hilda Geraghty, a TA member from Ireland, answers this question revisiting Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s life and works.
“Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it” (Hebrews 13:2).
The president of the Teresian Association, Maite Uribe, has sent Pope Francis a letter thanking to His Holiness for his recent encyclical Fratelli tutti, on Fraternity and Social Friendship.
Helping to protect medical personnel by producing equipment for them in Solysal Corporation during the pandemic. Surprise visit of the Vice President to the seamstresses.
The Teresian Association proposes a solidarity gesture to respond to the humanitarian crisis provoked by the effects of the pandemic that we are facing.