RAMON ZUBIETA AND HIS PUZZLE

RAMON ZUBIETA AND HIS PUZZLE

I respond to the invitation to write my experience with you, Ramón Zubieta. And when I went to insert in the writing some quote about you, I met you. Yes, of course I have known you for more than 50 years. Better said, now I see that I only had an idea about you. You know, your life, or rather you in Peru, is like the frame of a painting

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RAMÓN ZUBIETA: A PROPHET IN THE MIDST OF THE PEOPLE

RAMÓN ZUBIETA: A PROPHET IN THE MIDST OF THE PEOPLE

As a Congregation, we are celebrating the centenary of the life of dedication of Ramon Zubieta, father and true prophet among his people. We cannot hide the treasure that he is, we have to preach it to the four winds, also because, today as yesterday, our world lacks models of life and committed sanctity.. I must confess that I only “discovered” Ramon Zubieta in the Latin American Juniorate, through our

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SHARING…. MOMENTS OF LIFE

SHARING…. MOMENTS OF LIFE

To write a testimony or make a commentary on the Centenary of our Father Founder, in a time of pandemic, seemed to me a little less than daring, a “speaking for not keeping silent”. Thinking about it more, I have chosen to share what, in a second reading of his life, has impacted me or inspired me to go deeper, in later reflections. INITIAL IMPACT He died at the age

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The Founder’s love and affection for the Sisters and the Congregation “The more distant and separated I am from you, the more I love you and the more I pray for all of you.”

The Founder’s love and affection for the Sisters and the Congregation “The more distant and separated I am from you, the more I love you and the more I pray for all of you.”

“Msgr. Zubieta’s deep affection is expressed through the memory of people who are far away or from whom he must separate, sometimes forever, as the missionary option demanded at that time.  He expresses deep sorrow in the face of death, or when he sees others suffer.  Then he speaks of “courage”, “serenity”, “sacrifice”.  He also expresses his affection in the joy of the encounter, the good times shared, the hope

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Prayer of a wreck

Prayer of a wreck

“When I commended my soul to God and I was saying goodbye to the world, I saw myself sitting on the canoe, without being able to understand yet how could I do it.” “In my distress I called out: LORD! I cried out to my God. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry to him reached his ears.” (Psalm 18, 7) From the DeepI call you LordFrom the

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Pray of the Amazon prophet

Pray of the Amazon prophet

“Please see if missionary people do not have reasons to complain and protest against so much inequity, against that human flesh trade and the women and children trafficking.” “Hear this, you who trample upon the needy and destroy the poor of the land” (Amos 8, 4) Lord of justiceFriend of poor people, of womenAnd children.I beg you for your children fromThe AmazonWho are trampled and exploited,Hurt in their dignityMade slaves,Force

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PRAISE FOR WOMEN

PRAISE FOR WOMEN

“Native women are Smart and when they are educated in their childhood acquire the habits of morality surprisingly” “He took the child by the hand and said to her, “Talitha kum,” which means, “Little girl, I say to you, arise!” (Mark 5, 41) I praise you Lord of tendernessFor your liberating proximity.Thank you for the womenThat you have place in my lifeMy grandmother, devotee ofVirgen del Yugo.Ramona, mi beloved mother.Roca,

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WE GIVE YOU THANKS FOR MONSIGNOR ZUBIETA

WE GIVE YOU THANKS FOR MONSIGNOR ZUBIETA

We praise You, dear Fatherbecause you love your people,and clothe the humble in gloryallowing them to collaborate in your Kingdom.WE THANK YOU, LORD…We thank You, Lord,for Msgr. Zubieta, the missionary,chosen according to your heartin whom you put the Spiritto be a light in the Amazon,and voice crying out for your people.Under his direction and encouragementevangelization was integral,because in his heart there was room for everyone,each with their own needs,who attended

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Plea of the tortured…

Plea of the tortured…

“Father Zubieta is on his knees and bends himself with the docility of a lamb in front of the slaughterman and the renegade minister Katipunam, recovered from the sudden fear with the example of the victim starts his task and doubles his courage.” “Dogs surround me; a pack of evildoers closes in on me. But you, LORD, do not stay far off; my strength, come quickly to help me.” (Psalm

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MEMORIES OF OUR FATHER FOUNDER: MONSIGNOR RAMON ZUBIETA Y LES

MEMORIES OF OUR FATHER FOUNDER: MONSIGNOR RAMON ZUBIETA Y LES

When I entered the Congregation in October 1949, I was fortunate to meet people who had known our founders and were striving to share their experiences with the new vocations of the Congregation.   A crucial sister in this information was M. Teresa Lazaro, who, with great affection for the founders, transmitted with enthusiasm and love for them, what she had shared with them.   We were also visited by

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