|PDDM Mexico: Feast of Mary Queen of the Apostles|
|Written by Administrator|
|Thursday, 31 May 2012 16:51|
On the 26th of May, vigil of the Solemnity of Pentecost, as the Pauline Family celebrated the feast of our Lady, Queen of the Apostles, the Disciples of the Divine Master from the various communities in Mexico lived out this celebration in different ways.
On Saturday, in the SSP community in Taxqueña, a conference was held by Fr. Tarcisio Carmona ssp, with the theme "The Queen of the Apostles in the theology of Blessed Alberione", using as its departure point iconography of the image which is venerated by the Pauline Family. The celebration of the Eucharist was presided over by Fr. Guillermo Gandara, who in his homily underlined the importance of Mary Queen of Apostles for every disciple of the Lord in carrying out the apostolate.
At Guadalajara the communities of the Disciples of the Divine Master and the Society of St. Paul gathered for a conference given by our sister Sr. Maria Adriana de Jesús Romero, with the theme: "Mary Queen of the Apostles in the piety and the doctrine of Fr. James Alberione". The argument contributed towards knowing and giving value to the charismatic inheritance which we have. Sr. M. Adriana also underlined the great contribution which our Founder gave to the Second Vatican Council. The celebration of the Eucharist was presided over by Fr. Horacio Sanchez Soto together with numerous priests from the Society of St. Paul Vocation House in Guadalajara. The celebration was animated by a choir composed of our sisters and the Pauline seminarians.
The community of Mother Scholastica at Matamoros, Tamaulipas, on Saturday 26th of May, lived the experience of the Pentecost Vigil with the community of the Chapel of Divine Mercy of Fidel Velazquez Ejido. The sisters were warmly received by the parish priest, who acknowledged their presence. All those present, children, youth and adult participated with great enthuasism in the catechesis and in the celebration, with the invitation to live Pentecost every day!.