The portraits of eight Saints associated with the Archdiocese of Madrid, Spain, including St. Pedro Poveda, are the most outstanding feature of the new chapel of the Archdiocesan Curia, inaugurated on September 18, 2017, by the Archbishop of Madrid, Cardinal Carlos Osoro. He said at the blessing ceremony: "May this chapel be a special place in this Pastoral Center and may it really mark the direction of our life."
In a small way, yet preceded by a big desire to join the Teresian Association (TA) worldwide in making known the figure of St. Pedro Poveda, the film POVEDA was screened in two places in Mumbai last July 27th and August 20th, 2017.
The University Residence for Women (RUF, Spanish initials) of the Teresian Association in Lima, Peru, is celebrating 70 years of service to Peruvian society. A special celebration took place in August.
A seminar-workshop on "Teachers as Guidance Counselors, Companions in the Journey,” took place on August 20th at the Victoria Díez Center for Culture, Formation and Development in Dapitan, Sampaloc District, Manila. This was organized by members of the Teresian Association (TA) working in public schools. The event was part of the celebrations of the feast of Blessed Victoria Díez, teacher, catechist and martyr, whose feast is celebrated on August 12.
A portrait of St. Pedro Poveda was unveiled and blessed at Our Lady of Fatima Parish (OLFP) -Mandaluyong (Philippines) as part of the celebration of St. Pedro Poveda’s feast on July 28. Also, the movie POVEDA was screened in the Parish Pastoral Council Hall, which will be renamed “Pedro Poveda Conference Room” (PPC).
On August 17, a few minutes after 5 pm, a van became a deadly weapon on Las Ramblas in Barcelona. At night, another attack attempt took place in Cambrils. Sixteen people died, in addition to several of those responsible, and more than a hundred were injured. Some are still in critical condition.
The film POVEDA will be screened at Teatro Capitol in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia, on Thursday, August 10. An article, written by Constantino Rojas Burgos, was published in the newspaper "Los tiempos de Cochabamba.” The following is a summary of this article.
LOS NEGRALES, Madrid, Spain.
The feast of St. Pedro Poveda, celebrated last July 28th at Santa Maria de Los Negrales, was, as every year, a happy gathering to give thanks for the life of "a man who kept hope alive," in the words of Cardinal Carlos Osoro, Archbishop of Madrid.