Kentenich – WORD „Climb higher”

„Climb higher”!“ “I want to climb higher with you, up to the stars, up into heaven! The Blessed Mother has given the family to me anew … so that I can form and shape it and then pass on into eternity, from where I will continue to take care of my life’s work in a […]

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His charisma and mission live in us!

September 15, 1968: Father Kentenich goes into eternal life! What happened on September 15, 1968, at seven o’clock in the morning in the Adoration Church on Mount Schoenstatt? The answer is as complex as the attachment to Father Joseph Kentenich and the understanding of his charism. We Sisters of Mary like to say: On this […]

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Kentenich-WORD „Crown for a crown”

„Crown for a crown” “Every consecration and every crowning of our Queen pleases me greatly! We tell Our Lady anew: It is your responsibility to rule our family! From now on our answer to all difficulties is: You have to do it. That is your responsibility.”  

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Kentenich – WORD „Totally”

„Totally” „I now place myself entirely at your disposal with all that I am and have: my knowledge and ignorance, my ability and inability, but above all, my heart.” 

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Kentenich – WORD „SUN”

“SUN”   “Sun-people, Sun-children, that is: Christians who constantly circle around the sun of Divine Love.”   We want to be people “who themselves become little suns, … from whom a constant, uniquely joyful and bright atmosphere emanates, and in whose wake people feel at ease.”        

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Mary, Queen of May

An impulse for the month of May The month of May in the Catholic Church, at least in the northern hemisphere, is traditionally dedicated to the Blessed Mother. In temperate climates, it is a month when new life blossoms all around us and springtime explodes in its splendor and beauty. Parishes, groups, families, and individuals […]

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Kentenich-WORD „WITNESS”

„WITNESS” „We want to show through our lives that God lives.”   „… if the Mother of God has called me to lead the world to God, then I certainly cannot do that alone, then I need you.”

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The Gift of Suffering

Perhaps you are thinking: The gift of suffering? What does that mean? Gifts are usually something we appreciate, something we desire or are happy to receive. None of these descriptions match up with suffering. Just thinking about the sufferings we all have to encounter – disappointments, family struggles, physical or emotional pain, guilt, confusion… How […]

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Kentenich-WORD „RADIANCE”

„RADIANCE” A reflection of the dear Mother of God.   “What we proclaim outwardly, we want tobe inwardly: a refl ection of the dear Mother of God. Her splendour should radiate from our entire being.”

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Crime Scene Weekend

Founder -traces in Bad Ems A scholar from Switzerland once summed up his meetings with Father Kentenich in the following way: “He showed us what it means to no longer belong to yourself, but are light from the light. This light continues to shine in Schoenstatt. This light flares up every place where he lived, […]

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