Sr. M. Isabell on the importance of womanly thinking in theology

For centuries, men have predominantly overseen the academic domain of theology and key committees in the Church, but women have an essential role to play. Sr. M. Isabell Naumann, a Schoenstatt Sister of Mary, shares insights on her journey as a woman in various leadership roles within the Church. By Sr. Francine-Marie Cooper, ISSM “All […]

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A Bishop in Brazil Seals the Covenant of Love with the Blessed Mother

Give me a soul that resonates with the shrine. When Bishop Devair Aráujo da Fonseca from the Diocese of Piracicaba in the state of São Paulo/Brazil, spent a day at the Schoenstatt Tabor Center in Atibaia/São Paulo, he experienced the dedication of a home shrine by Bishop Milton Kenan Júnior from the Diocese of Barretos, […]

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FLOODS DESTROY AREAS IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL

Rio Grande do Sul is experiencing its worst natural disaster to date. The state has been hit by heavy rains and tornadoes since April 27. Of the state’s 497 cities, around 450 have been affected in some way. Some rivers have risen and flooded everything, others have caused landslides destroying houses as a result of […]

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A Great Apostolate for First Communion Children

“The Rosary is a wonderful “stopper”   In the Schoenstatt Center in the Diocese of Fulda, this was a creative afternoon: seventeen children who are making their First Communion this year and one accompanying adult each came together in the shrine and in the Josef Engling House to learn how to pray the Rosary and […]

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Impressions

 Funeral of Monsignor Hermann Zimmerer in Vöhringen on May 10, 2024 On May 3rd, at the beginning of this Marian month, Monsignor Hermann Zimmerer went home to the glory of the risen Lord. He was the general director of the International Secular Institute of the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary for 22 years and during these years […]

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In Memory of Monsignor Hermann Zimmerer

  Monsignor Hermann Zimmerer   *  19. January 1932   †  03. May 2024     Words of our Superior General, Sr. M. Joanna Buckley, on the occasion of the funeral ceremony for Msgr. Zimmerer in Vöhringen, May 10, 2024   We Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary have come today to honor Monsignor Zimmerer and thank […]

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Your opinion is important to us!

This webpage (https://www.s-ms.org/en/) has now been online for over 7 years and we would like to evaluate it and make some changes over the coming months. As the webpage and it’s content is intended to inform and inspire you, the readers, it is important for us to know your opinion, your suggestions and wishes. For […]

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INCREDIBLE

May Prayer is more powerful than the power of money and knowledge AND more effective than weapons and the creative power of geniuses. J.K. INCREDIBLE Bujumbura, Burundi, can teach us much about the power of prayer. In 1993, a bloody civil war broke out in the country. There was a Schoenstatt Shrine dedicated to the […]

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May Blossoms
Like and With Joseph Engling

Since I’ve been in Cambrai (October 3, 2023), I keep asking myself: Josef Engling, who are you? Who are you for me? Who do you want to be for us today? I discovered him more and more and I think he discovered me too. Many experiences and adventures with him in everyday life have shown […]

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