María Ascensión Romero, member of the Dicastery for Evangelization

Appointment of the Members of the Dicastery for Evangelization. Section for Fundamental Questions of Evangelization in the World. Pope Francis receives the International Team Responsible for the Neocatechumenal Way on September 20, 2019. The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed today, April 25, 2023, the Members of the Dicastery for Evangelization, Section for the fundamental questions of the evangelization of the world, with a mandate for 5 years. Among these,

Pilgrimages to Farlete (Zaragoza – Spain)

Discovering Charles de Foucauld in the Farlete Grottos “There I spent three days in a grotto, the grotto of St. Caprasio, alone, without food, studying Charles de Foucauld, who gave me a way of living in the presence of the Lord.” Kiko in the Beginning of the Year Convivence 2016-17 Before beginning a trip through Europe and to prepare for it, Fr. Aguilar wanted to take Kiko to the desert

Pilgrimages to Zaragoza (Spain)

The Virgin of the Pillar On January 2, 40, on the banks of the Ebro River, the Virgin Mary, still living in Palestine, came in mortal flesh to Zaragoza to comfort the apostle James (Santiago), accompanied by a small group of converts, who had been preaching all day. Mary left them a jasper column around which the Christians of the first century built, as a memorial, a chapel that was

Pilgrimages to Barbastro (Huesca – Spain)

Barbastro and its Martyrs During the Spanish Civil War, the Catholic Church suffered great persecution, with 10,000 people killed for their faith. Barbastro, despite its small size, was the diocese with the most martyrs in Spain, 88% of the clergy. “Spain has given cursillos of Christianity, Opus Dei, the Neocatechumenal Way and everything you want, do you know why? Because it has lived a Spanish civil war where more than

Benedict XVI’s Passing to the Father – Message of Kiko Argüello

KIKO’S MESSAGE TO THE NEOCATECHUMENAL COMMUNITIES Madrid December 31, 2022 Memorial of St. Sylvester, Pope Dear brothers, We have just received the news of the passing from this world to the Father of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. I remind you that, since he was Professor and then Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and then as Pope, we have always had a special gratitude and affection

Prayer for Pope Benedict XVI

Madrid, December 29, 2022 Dear Brothers, Pope Francis, at the General Audience last Wednesday, asked the Universal Church to raise prayers for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, whose health has declined in recent days. We, the brothers of the Neocatechumenal Way, unite ourselves to this petition. How much we have to thank Pope Benedict for his love for the Way, manifested on so many occasions! Let us pray together with Pope