Faith-Knowledge / Solidarity
EUROPE, Summer 2019
We present here several summer proposals for those who wish to dedicate time to silence, reflection, praying, knowing other places, live a few days of friendship and exchange in which faith and commitment also have their space.
More than thirteen thousand young people have participated in the European Encounter organized by the Community of Taizé in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Madrid. The Teresian Association has joined this event.
GUATEMALA, Republic of Guatemala.
Recognition of Sheny Berger Fernández, member of the Teresian Association in Guatemala, for the dedication of her life in the defense of human rights.
"Invisible Heroes" is a documentary series broadcast on channel 2 (Spain) which, on December 30, dedicated a session to storiesof people in the Dominican Republic with the themes of empowerment of women and situations on the border with Haiti. The theme is led by Beatriz Gallart Bandín, coordinator of InteRed in that country.
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.
Through Pedro Poveda Foundation, Blanca Estela Fuentes Maldonado has rescued about two thousand children and adolescents who were victims of poverty in the red zone of San Julián colony, Chinautla, Guatemala. This note was published in the digital newspaper Prensa Libre.
With the title "Migrants and refugees in the current European context. From the problem to opportunity," the Council for Culture of the Teresian Association organized a seminar of study and reflection, held at Padre Poveda “Colegio Mayor” in Madrid. NGO InteRed, the Castroverde Foundation, and the social area of The Teresian Association in Spain collaborated in the program.
The NGO InteRed calls for a solidarity campaign with Peru: Emergency in Peru: 10,000 kilometers or as close as a click.
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.
On May 7, a group of the Rajab Project that welcomes Immigrants shared an experience with women from the Poveda Socio-Cultural Center in Guadix, a meaningful place for the Teresian Association.
The Social Area of the Teresian Association of Spain supports Bel Yournech Project, a humanitarian emergency response to the harsh reality faced by many African immigrants (women, children, the sick ..) waiting near the border of Ceuta for a possibility to enter Spain.