2nd FORUM. Spain
80 young people took part virtually in the 2nd Teresian Association Spain Youth Forum to discuss the theme Giving Voice to Life and Hope. They represented schools, colleges, social projects, InteRed NGDO and international programmes.
The NGDO InteRed is proposing a series of activities and resources to celebrate International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The commemoration this year is to show us that this kind of violence is claiming more victims each year than the current COVID-19 pandemic
30 years of friendship and spiritual journey fortified by Teresian Charism - that is how we describe the treasured experience we had with the IT Youth Philippines. Thanks to technology, despite the distance, time zone differences and quarantine controls, the IT Youth managed to meet and to greet each other virtually
Toca igualdad, (Equality Time) is the title of the proposal that the NGDO InteRed has just launched for an education free of sexist violence and which was presented on 30th January.
The 1st Teresian Association Youth Forum in Spain was held in Madrid in mid-December. The gathering for reflection and joint creation concluded with a Manifesto that conveys the wishes of authenticity and the searches of the participants.
Maria Grazia Mara, a member of the Teresian Association, died at home in Rome on 30 December 2019. The Pope attended her funeral privately as a “farewell to a friend”. This brought much consolation and feelings of gratitude, and it meant that the news of her passing reached beyond the usual confines.
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea
Alumni of the TA in Equatorial Guinea continue to follow a programme of encounters, they have recently hold their fifth gathering.