A group of young people from several Bolivian cities met in Cochabamba on September 22-24 around the theme: Have courage! Do not fear! The Spirit of the Lord is Strength and Love!
In the city of Jaén, the centenary commemoration of the first diocesan and civil approval of the Teresian Association, in 1917, has been well remembered. Among others, the University of Jaén offered an "Exhibition of unique documents from its General Archive and a portrait of Josefa Segovia". In this context, the latest biography on María Josefa Segovia (“María Josefa Segovia, la mujer de los ojos abiertos”) was presented.
On October 14th, 2017, a new church, as a meeting place to welcome pilgrims on their way to the Sanctuary of El Cobre, was dedicated in Barajagua, Cuba. A relic of Saint Pedro Poveda, martyr, was placed on the altar of this new temple.
NEW YORK, United States.
At the Multi-stakeholder hearing of the United Nation’s preparatory process for the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration on July 26, Patricia Stockton, representative of the Teresian Association (TA) at the UN, presented a statement written by a group of young people who identify themselves as “dreamers and doers.” They gathered in Madrid for a project organized by EDIW (Education for an Interdependent World).
RÍO DE JANEIRO, Brazil.
The Socio-educational Movement (SEM), "Educating in Difficult Times" in Brazil, celebrates ten years. In this context, the X National Seminar was held last August 19 with the theme "National Curricular Common Base tensions and challenges" at the Teresian School in Rio de Janeiro with much participation.
The University/Research Group of the Teresian Association (TA) met in Granada from August 25-29 at Colegio Mayor Santafé. They addressed studies on humanism and genetics, mutation of the virus of dualism, new diseases of humanism, and the humanism of Pedro Poveda in Guadix. They also visited the Alhambra, rejuvenated and embellished, and walked through some notable places of the city.
Since this year marks the centennial of the diocesan and civil approval of the Teresian Association in Jaén,1917, its founder Pedro Poveda, the saint from Linares, had an important relevance in the presentations of the XXX Congress of the Association of Archivists of the Church in Spain, September 11-15. Attendees also visited Guadix to learn about the altruistic work of Father Poveda.