DARE+ is not just the name of the project that brought together fifty people from six countries and very different backgrounds to Brussels the week of July 11-16. DARE+ is also an invitation to believe -and make others believe- in the European Project that, despite its flaws and imperfections, we all know and love.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.
On August 9, 2016, the National Council of Higher Education, Science and Technology, of Dominican Republic, approved the establishment of Pedro Poveda Higher Institute of Educational Studies (ISEP, in Spanish) proposed by Poveda Cultural Center, a pioneer in teacher training in the public sector in vulnerable contexts, and educational research, since 1985.
BETHLEHEM, Holy Land.
More than a hundred young people, from 1st to 10th graders, participated in the summer camp organized by the Pontifical Mission Library with the theme "Family and Environment" that took place from July 11 to August 5.
SAN SEBASTIÁN, Spain.
The Conference of the University-Research group of the Teresian Association (TA) took place in San Sebastian, European Capital of Culture 2016, from August 25-29. The theme of the conference was inspired by one aspect of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si: "Caring for the Earth: economy and population."
The film "Poveda," inspired by the life of St. Pedro Poveda, will be screened in several countries. It has received awards and recognition at several film festivals.
On the occasion of the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation that we celebrate with the Orthodox Church, Pope Francis has written a message with the theme "Show Mercy to our Common Home." This World Day of Prayer is also supported by the World Council of Churches and it is a privileged moment to become more aware and contribute individually and socially to this challenge of our time.
As she passed through Madrid, Julia María González Ferreras, present general Secretary of the Teresian Association and in charge of the area of International Projects shares her impressions due to the appointment as Consultant of the Congregation for the Catholic Education for the following five years.
The international conference "Systematization and Innovation," organized by the project called Educate in Difficult Times, will take place from September 28-October 2 in Lima, Peru.
LOS NEGRALES, Madrid, Spain.
On July 28, as part of the celebration of the feast of St. Pedro Poveda, Volume II of the Critical Edition of “Ensayos y Proyectos Pedagógicos”of Saint Pedro Poveda was presented.
Given the pain and tragedy of innocent victims in recent terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Bangladesh, Baghdad, and now Saudi Arabia, as in other cities before ... we are left with a devastating helpless silence. Later, a few words that become prayer and a search for peace come out.