Young people joining TA groups in Peru celebrate an ‘open’ Easter Triduum with the theme "From a distance, together in faith”. They share their experience in a short letter.
It is the second year of Project FORTH, an Erasmus plus capacity building project in Higher Education co funded by the European Commission on “Formation of Teachers in Emerging Challenged Areas of the Philippines” (FORTH).
Project Youth ACT
160 young people from 14 countries of América and Europe, participating online in two webinars for closing the 3rd semester of the current project of EDIW, Youth ACT. This Project is being carried out by EDIW with universities and associations in Europe and America.
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.
THE HOLY SEE
On 20 February, Pope Francis authorised the promulgation of the decree of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints that recognises the heroic virtues of Elisa Giambelluca. This is the step that precedes beatification.
2nd FORUM. Spain
80 young people took part virtually in the 2nd Teresian Association Spain Youth Forum to discuss the theme Giving Voice to Life and Hope. They represented schools, colleges, social projects, InteRed NGDO and international programmes.
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).
Letter of the year 2021
In the annual letter addressed to all members, friends, co-workers and family members of the Teresian Association, the TA president, Maite Uribe, proposes that during 2021 we should all join in praying, “Lord, help us to hear the cries of our world with gentle and humble hearts”.
As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus on Christmas night, TA President Maite Uribe sends a greeting to friends, family, collaborators and members of the Association with the image of a Guatemalan clay manger.
The Teresian School of Dublin students joined in a fundraising activity for TA social projects in Peru, India and Congo, managed by the DNGO InteRed, showing their solidarity in the time of Covid-19.
The NGDO InteRed is proposing a series of activities and resources to celebrate International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The commemoration this year is to show us that this kind of violence is claiming more victims each year than the current COVID-19 pandemic