Faith-Knowledge / Solidarity
Addressing a group of Cuban laity of the Diocese of Holguín, the president of the Teresian Association, Maite Uribe Bilbao, invited the participants to live their baptismal responsibility in the midst of a changing society, stressing several important aspects in their formation.
On November 29, about 120 people from Arrayanes Project (Linares) and Rajab Project (Jaén) got together. The event took places in Vilches, Jaén
"I was a stranger and you welcomed me" (Matthew 25: 35). The Pentecost Ecumenical Forum has convened a round table for November 12 on the occasion of the arrival of Syrian refugees and immigrants in Madrid. Everyone of good will is welcome to attend the round table.
AMMAN, Jordan (Holy Land).
This is an impressive story of the valuable work done in Amman by two members of the Teresian Association (TA) and another person at the Pontifical Library, where they welcome, support, and offer English classes. The gratitude of the refugees is enormous.
"The transforming power of prayer in Santa Teresa" was the title of the national congress to celebrate the V Centenary of the birth of the St. Teresa, held in Rome on October 10. The ceremony took place at the Gregorian University. They were many participants, coming from various parts of Italy, who filled the large auditorium.
Members of associations of the Teresian Association (TA) in Spain (ACIT and MIT) collaborate with the TA-supported NGO for Development InteRed in the campaign "Let's make an Alliance for Education." These entities have the same vision and mission on social transformation through education and humanizing actions to build a more just and united society, recognizing the dignity and human rights of each person.
With the theme "A different world is possible," over a hundred pilgrims from different backgrounds and religious traditions made the Camino de Santiago as pilgrims for peace and justice from Sahagún to Cruz del Ferro from August 31 till September 6.
CODAO, Peumo, Cachapoa, Chile.
On Sunday May 31, a healthcare Center opened in the town of Codao, in the area of Peumo, Chile, to serve families in need. It is a social project of the Teresian Association in this country of America.
At the end of May, volunteers and students of Rajab-Jaen Project conducted a trip to Granada to end the Academic Year 2014-2015. Juan Cózar Olmo writes this story.
On April 29, at Cathedral Square in Jaén, an emotional ceremony was held in memory of the recently deceased immigrants in the Mediterranean Sea as they tried to arrive in Europe. The event was organized by Jaen’s Rajab Project, the Secretariat for Migration, HOAC, Jaén “Acoge,” Amnesty International, and other organizations. Juan Cózar Olmo, Project Rajab Volunteer writes about the experience.
A new facsimile of pamphlets by St. Pedro Poveda has just been published. This time the editor is a friend, Francisco Martínez Baeza, who put together several articles published by Don Pedro in the second half of 2012.
Maite Uribe, President of the Teresian Association (TA), dedicates the Letter of 2015 to the topic of study and recalls the powerful influence study has had on the development of the Association itself and on any group that tries to read the "signs of the times" in faith.