January 8, 2018
Today, January 8, 2018, we have started our formatión course in juniors and young escolapias in Arenys de Mar. We are all 17 escolapias sisters accompanied by Olga Montoya and Mª Carmen López from the Congregatión General, and Laude Cuevas from the Province of Cataluña. Existing here the richness of languages and cultures participating escolapias in the four continents where we are presents.
We started our day by praying the morning prayer.After the breakfast we have had our firts activity presenting and sharing our symbols expressing the significant of consecrated life to each one of us.Then after we celebrate the Eucharist with the Capochin Father.In the afternoon,we have recieve the greetings from our Mother General Divina García,through letters.
Then we have given our orientations on how we are going to do as one community being form during this two months.
We finish the afternoon by visiting the places of Madre Paula in Arenys. We end our day by praying our evening prayer and at the end we remember Mary our Mother through the invocation of We fly to your patronage trusting to her this formation course .
January 9, 2018
We have combined the personal work with different techniques that have helped us to enter in the topic.
We have lived an intense day recognizing our emotions and feelings.
We have been also our visitors one teacher with her family from our school in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
January 11, 2018
January 12-14, 2018
January 15, 2018
January 16-17, 2018
January 18, 2018
January 19-20, 2018
January 21, 2018
January 22-23, 2018
January 24, 2018
January 25, 2018
January 26-27, 2018
January 28, 2018
January 29-30, 2018
January 31, 2018
Today , 31 we started our module in the “Liturgy” with Ramón Julià, Sch.P.
During all days he speaks the entire parts of the Eucharist .
February 1-2, 2018
We start in the month of February continuing with the module of” liturgy “deepening on the theme. Ramón explain to us the Liturgy of the hours, through the cycle, the Vatican II program “Principles lines!, the essential value of the Liturgy of the hour in the life of the church and the the Liturgy of the hour factor of sanctity.
Friday February 2 we celebrate the Presentation of the Lord, the anniversary of the profession of our Mother Foundries M. Paula Montal, and the day of Consecrated Life. We were united in thanksgiving o our sisters Olga, Consuelo and Lorena for the gift and for their fidelity to the Lord in their consecration
We finish the module of Liturgy. We give thanks to Ramón Juliá, Sch.P. for his generosity and wisdom sharing with us this passing day.
February 3, 2018
The Fr. Aitor Jimenez Claretian introduces the module. We started our new topic entitled “Canon Law” with interesting and reflexive dialogue near our canon proper. In order to finalize the work, we have given the task in a group looking in our constitutions our spiritual heritage: nature, charism, fin, spirituality and mission. It is a full day, content interpellations entire in our Escolapias identity.
February 4-5, 2018
February 6-7, 2018
February 8-14, 2018
February 15, 2018
February 16, 2018
February 17-18, 2018
February 19, 2018
February 20-21, 2018
February 22, 2018
Arenys de Mar, February 22, 2018. We began the module of the Vows with Mrs. José Mompó, Sch.P.
In the morning she introduced to us the theme in general way. After we have a time for personal work then with the group.
In the evening, we worked for Consecrated Chastity and we did some dynamic of personal work.
February 23-25, 2018
Today, second day of working with the module of vows with Maria José. We started the working day with the vows of Consecrated Poverty. After the pause we did one activity that consist discerning the quality of the sister admire and desire to have. One dynamic most interesting that helps us to take conscience and aware of our gifts. In the afternoon Maria José continue with the theme in the poverty, we finish with one personal reflection and a group sharing. We finish with the presentation of our mission in Guinea Equatorial prepared and shared by Alexandra Delgado and Laude Cuevas.
The next day, we began, in a prayerful environment, sharing the psalms we wrote the day before. Next, M. José spoke to us about the vow of consecrated obedience. We concluded the morning with a dynamic that consisted of molding a clay figure following the instructions given. A dynamic,that allowed us to see how God works in each person as a good potter.
We started the afternoon finishing the dynamics of the morning. Then we concluded the topic and did a group reflection work. After dinner, we had the rehearsal of the Eucharistic celebration of the Feast of Mother Paula that will take place on Monday February 26 at 20:00 in the parish of Arenys de Mar. They are all invited.
Today, February 25, we have completed the module with the fourth vow, our mission in the Church. In the evening prayer we renewed our vows. We finished the day with the presentation of our mission in the Philippines by Antonieta Sitoy.
February 26, 2018: Feast day of our Foundries St. Paula Montal
We started the module in the community life with Maria Del Carmen. After the introduction we were form in working community where we realize the first activity.
After the lunch we visited the College of Masnou to celebrate together with the students the Feast day of Madre Paula.
At the end of the day we celebrate with joyful song the Eucharist of the solemnity of Madre Paula in the Parish of Arenys de Mar.
We give thanks to God for the life of Madre Paula.
February 27, 2018
Today, February 27 we finished the module of community life.
In the morning, a part of the video Maria Del Carmen was shared the reflection of the essential values of community life. After the community we were asked to share what we´ve shared in the group.
During the afternoon, we conclude the module, we pray in the afternoon thanking God for the gift of the community and each sister.
We finish the working day with a creative dynamic within the entire theme.
We give thanks to Maria Del Carmen for sharing to us, the pedagogy, knowledge, and her community experienced, sharing with us these fast few days. Her interventions have been help us to take conscience that the community is an essential element in our life.
March 1-3, 2018
During three days of working in our constitutions, we´ve prayed and reflect each chapter with diverse methodology and creativity. Olga with all her interventions in her experiences helps us to have conscience of our constitutions as gospel for us.
Through one of the readings of our constitutions we have sincerely called to walk, in the way, the truth and life. It must been our great pleasure to listen the sharing of each sisters. We are very grateful for all we’ve received.
March 4-5, 2018
We continue the module of our Constitutions with our sister Olga Montoya. During all our working day we may be able to explain creatively our group work of yesterday within the three chapters in our constitutions.
• Direct Principles and Obligations.
• The Local Community.
• The Provincial community.
We finish the working day with the presentation of the General Congregation shared by our sisters, responsible in our formation, Olga Montoya and Maria Del Carmen López.
March 5th. We concluded the Constitutions module with Olga Montoya, Sch.P.
Today we have worked in a group in the last chapters. After we shared the reflection of each group, there was a moment of clarification on doubts that arose during the group works. We ended by praying with the Constitutions and sharing what we experienced during these days of prayer and reflection. We thank our sister Olga for her donation, her knowledge in sharing and clarifications on our Constitutions which are our Gospel.
March 6, 2018
Today, March 6 we realized our final communitarian outing.
In the morning, after we celebrate the Eucharist in the Basilica of la Purísima Conceptión in Barcelona, we visited the college of Llúria where the Mother Provincial of Cataluña, Immaculada Oromí waiting for us and Conxa Macip.
After the first outing, they welcome us and guides us the college and explained to us the history. In continuation, we were been offered food to eat. At the end we went to the Holy family church where Jaume de Lamo, member of the group in titled of the foundation and director of San Martin College. He has an extra ordinary guide for the Basilica.
We were grateful for his closeness, disponibility and self giving for us.
Once we finish the visit we went to the San Martin College where our sisters, Consuelo, Pilar, Margarita and Desi where waiting with much care in order to share with us in the afternoon. After eating Teresa Subirats and Emma Brújula, head of studies and director of pedagogy, guide us in the college. We went for a moment sharing with the children in different courses or level. We were thankful with our sisters and the teachers for their welcoming attitude and generosity.
After, we went to visit the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Mar, and the Cathedral of Barcelona.
We end our visit with the delicious ice cream. We give thanks to our sisters responsible for the details.
Arriving at the house of Arenys, were our Mother General are waiting for us, Amparo Blanco and Carmen Cabrerizo. It was a beautiful and pleasant surprise. After the dinner the Mother General, Divina García, she told us a few words of goodbye. The Congregation General were giving us the biscuits that made by Dolores, sisters in the community of Rome, who prepared with much care.
We were grateful with all our hearts our sisters in the congregation General Divina García Mother General, Amparo Blanco, Carmen Cabrerizo, Olga Montoya y Maria del Carmen López for all the time dedicated to think and organize our formation.
March 7, 2018
We have started today the last module of our formation course in Arenys de Mar. Our sister Carmen Cabrerizo, Sch.P has told us about the economy in Religious Life and its relation to the vows of poverty. He also shared with us some resonances about the Symposium on the economy that was held in 2014 in Rome.
In the afternoon, the explanation in the morning continued and he introduced to us the topic of accounting. Next, we have done a work-reflection by groups.
At the end of the afternoon we celebrated the Eucharist in the Parish of Arenys de Mar.
March 8, 2018
Today, 8 of March we finished the module of the aspects of economy. We were grateful to our sister Carmen Cabrerizo for all the sharing during those days.
We did a reflection and calling us to have conscience of our responsibility in the community on how we live in our vows of poverty.
We finish the working day with a fun evening.
March 8, 2019
Today, 9 of March we have had , with our dynamics of reflection and words of thanksgiving, the closing of our encounter of Juniors and Young Escolapias.
At the moment the time to thank the Mother general, Divina Garia, and her Council, for all the interest and dedication that they have had for this meeting. We thank the Province of the Province of Catalonia for its welcome and details and each one of our demarcations for having us the gift this training.
God bless them.