Saint Pedro Poveda
The commemoration of the martyrdom of Pedro Poveda in Japan has brought together virtually more than forty people, members of the TA, friends and others whose knowledge of the Institution and its founder was very limited.
A new book in Italian about the founder of the Teresian Association has been published by the San Paolo publishing house. It is entitled Pedro Poveda - Un dialogo fede-cultura (Pedro Poveda – faith and culture in dialogue).
GRATITUDE AND UNITY
TA members, friends, families, alumni... joined from 00:00 time in Japan to 23:59 in USA South West coast in celebrating the life and work of Saint Pedro Poveda on the ocassion of his feast day. The pandemic restrictions to gatherings provided the opportunity to this universal meeting with participation from different parts of the world.
May 4 marks the seventeenth anniversary of the canonization of Pedro Poveda by Pope John Paul II in a massive ceremony in Madrid’s Plaza de Colón.
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.
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.
A portrait of Saint Pedro Poveda was represented with a sand carpet for the procession of Corpus Christi in Taquaritinga, brazilian town where there is a project of the San Pedro Poveda Community of the Parish of the Sacred Family of Nazaret.
The Teresian Association in Bolivia has recently seen a dream come true after 75 years of work in favor of education. The school Saint Pedro Poveda gives to the community of Our Lady of Guadalupe a temple dedicated to St. Pedro Poveda.
On Sunday, July 1, in a ceremony presided over by Cardinal Carlos Osoro, a relic of Saint Pedro Poveda was enthroned in the chapel that honors his memory in the Cathedral of Santa María la Real de la Almudena in Madrid. This year this Cathedral celebrates a Marian jubilee since it is the 25th anniversary since St. John Paul II dedicated the temple, which took over a century to be completed.
The Pedro Poveda, Victoria Díez, and Josefa Segovia Secretariat has published a new Bulletin (in Spanish and English) with the title "The gratitude that changes the world."
Saint Pedro Poveda always lived the anniversaries of his priestly ordination and first mass with gratitude and depth. On April 17, 1897, he was ordained a priest in the chapel of the episcopal palace of Guadix and on April 21st he celebrated his first solemn Mass in the same place.