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“Without our Schoenstatt Mother, Schoenstatt is absolutely incapable of fulfilling its mission in the present time. I repeat: Just as there is no salvation without the Mother of God, so there is also no fruitful Schoenstatt realm without our Schoenstatt mothers.” Father Joseph Kentenich, May 30, 1966 IMPULS A strong statement! Father is counting on […]

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Special moments

Capturing those special moments is an art Over the last few weeks, the “Queen of the Night” has been blossoming outside the Shrine at Villa Maria in Cape Town. The “Queen of the Night” is an extraordinary cactus which can grow up to seven meters. It has the most amazing large flowers shaped like majestic […]

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  “Nothing without you! I do not want to strive without the Blessed Mother … When inner difficulties come, temptations that toss us back and forth: “Nothing without you!” The Blessed Mother has to take care of me. As a Schoenstatt child I have a special right to the love of the Blessed Mother. It […]

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  “The same sun shines everywhere, and yet, its rays are especially effective in particular places, as in health spas. A similar effect is found with the Blessed Mother. She seeks a nearness to the earth in a truly human and motherly way. She chooses “favorite places” for herself, somewhat like our habit to set […]

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The Story of a Suitcase

We all have a suitcase in our life, – either large or small. Sister M. Emilie liked to remember a sermon about the suitcase of our life and she applied this image to her own life. God gives each person a suitcase for life; the size of the suitcase corresponds to a person’s needs and […]

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“We are beautiful when our soul is beautiful. Our soul is beautiful if it is completely dedicated to God and the divine. Then the whole person is beautiful…Whoever has mastery over self, who knows how to surrender their entire being to Eternal Goodness is beautiful.” (Father Joseph Kentenich, date unknown)” Fr. Joseph Kentenich date unknown […]

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