What's this? / Report Bad Ads
Latest News
Vatican

Holy See confirms investigation of Order of Malta

January 17, 2017. The Holy See has issued a statement Tuesday in response to "attempts by the Order of Malta to discredit” the new group established by the Vatican to conduct the investigation of why the Chancellor of the Order of Malta was asked to step down.
World

Pope sends condolences for victims of Turkish cargo jet crash

January 16, 2017. On Monday morning, a Turkish cargo plane has tragically crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens and hospitalizing many others. Many homes and vehicles in the small village are also destroyed. As a result, Vatican Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin has sent a message of condolences to the victims of the disaster on behalf of Pope Francis.
Vatican

Pope Francis to meet with Palestinian president on Saturday

January 11, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Palestinian president, Mahmud Abbas on Saturday, January 14, at the Vatican to inaugurate the new Palestinian embassy to the Holy See.
Vatican

Former Director of the Vatican's school for diplomats, Justo Mullor dies

December 30, 2016. The smiling archbishop Justo Mullor died this morning in Rome, at the Pío XI Clinic. He was 84 years old.

Teresian Association: Promoting change through education and formation

2012-10-27

MAITE URIBE
Director General, 
Teresian Association
"The important thing for us is our mission of evangelizing. We see it as response to trigger dialogue with other cultures, whether it be in an educational setting or a cultural setting. It's all about returning to the roots of the institution.”

They say their mission and even their identity is based on bringing faith to all cultures. It's a matter of following the example of the early Christians and also that of St. Teresa of Jesus.

MAITE URIBE
Director General, 
Teresian Association
"We live for the poorest and the most disadvantaged. We try to make profound changes starting with their mentality.  Ideas like not getting carried away by consumerism, living in solidarity, helping the disadvantaged, giving them a voice. All this can be done by providing a complete education.”

St. Peter Poveda founded the Academy of Oviedo in 1911, which eventually gave life to the Teresian Institute. Before passing away, he left detailed writings about key points members should always have in mind. They include welcoming the Holy Spirit in one's life and putting Christ at the center of it all. Having a strong devotion to Mary and feeling a sense of belonging to the Church. As a group, it also welcomes the challenge of fighting poverty in society.
MAITE URIBE
Director General, 
Teresian Association
"In society we're faced with the challenge of fighting for justice in the world. We feel a personal commitment to fight poverty, even though it can be an overwhelming reality.”

The Teresian Institute is present in 30 countries. It seeks to improve society through education and culture.


VC/KLH
AA
GdP
-BN