The Redemptorist Province of Campo Grande, together with the sub-Conference of the Redemptorist Union of Brazil (URB) and the Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean, took the initiative of holding an International Congress on the Icon Mother of Perpetual Help that is so well loved and so popular worldwide. The first International Congress of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, was held at the city of Campo Grande, from the 12th to the 16th of May, 2014. With the Theme: “Make her known in the whole world”, and with the object: “to increase the knowledge of the Icon of our Mother of Perpetual Help, so as to strengthen a mission of the Church by evangelizing through Marian devotion”, this international congress proposed to bring together confreres from different parts of the world. Various themes were studied and reflected upon, such as “Devotion in a Secularized Culture and Devotion at the Inter-religious level”, “The significance of the Icon and Perpetual Help, in light of Mariology”, “Popular Devotion and Evangelization and its spiritual, pastoral and missionary message” and other important topics. The greater part of the talks were given inEnglish, some, in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.
Scala News has uploaded the main talks of the Congress on YouTube. You can view the videos of the talks in Youtube channel of Scala News in the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/CSsRen