Schoenstatt Apostolate for Vocations –

Eyes, Ears, and Heart of the Blessed Mother   A new way of actualizing the covenant of love with the Mother Three Times Admirable of Schoenstatt (MTA) has begun among the leaders of the Schoenstatt Movement in Brazil: The Schoenstatt apostolate for vocations. In concrete terms, this means searching with alert eyes for the pearl […]

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“Lord, send laborers into your vineyard!”

Our Province, based in Santa Maria/Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil, includes three Schoenstatt Centers in the far northeast: in Salvador/Bahia, in Recife, und Garanhuns/Pernambuco (PE). There are seven Schoenstatt Sisters total who live in this region and do apostolate there. In view of the mission in this vast area and the minimal number […]

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Apostolate during the Pandemic

at the Schönstatt-Center Liebfrauenhöhe The coronavirus pandemic has been a burden to us for over a year already. No one is unaffected; everyone is somehow impacted. Also me. The continuous extension of current restrictions is a handicap for me in my task of providing inspiration to and cooperation with the “Schoenstatt Movement Women and Mothers” […]

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Celebrating “Oasis Days in Schoenstatt” at Home

The annual Oasis Days in Schoenstatt/Marienland is a day for women treasure:  meeting with a large community that is like-minded, visiting the Mother of God, strengthening one‘s faith, enjoying being together, being attended to in the Marienland Conference Center, returning to everyday life with new inspiration and renewed strength, and much more. From March 15-19, […]

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Another Step on our Way…

At the beginning of February we, that is, ten young women from Australia, Brazil, Chile, Germany, Austria and Vietnam began candidacy with the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary. As our candidacy comes to an end and postulancy starts at the beginning of May, we want to take look back. Our candidacy was characterized by getting to […]

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The Pilgrim Mother conquers French-speaking territories

It is a joy and a sign of hope that, through the Pilgrim Mother, even in the time of the coronavirus pandemic new innitiatives are possible and  continue to grow in France and in French-speaking Switzerland : In May 2020, about 200 people in the French-speaking area of Switzerland and about 100 people in France […]

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The Medical Center in Mutumba

The medical center of the Mutumba mission station with its hospital, outpatient clinic and maternity ward is the first one for the people of this region and often the only place for them to recieve medical care and advice. Last year 14,423 patients were treated here by the nurses in the outpatient clinic and 2,253 […]

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Fourteen Co-sisters Afflicted with the “Coronavirus”

Interview with Sister M. Alessandra Kempf   Towards the end of last year, we Sisters of Mary in Quarten heard that a sister from our house in Weesen, Switzerland had symptoms of the coronavirus. She was tested and received a negative result. That reassured us and the provincial leadership made its usual Christmas visit there. […]

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“Do You Sense the Good God”
(Father Joseph Kentenich)

With the Pilgrim Shrine the Blessed Mother opened a door of the St. Joseph’s Home for Seniors in Pförring, Germany. There, a beautiful journey of togetherness and deep spiritual experiences has begun. When I asked what was expected of me during my weekly visit there, the director specifically answered: “We need you to be a […]

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Information for the Schoenstatt Movement

Information for the Schoenstatt Movement In view of legal action regarding statements in the publication  „Vater darf das!“ (ISBN 978-3-95948-494-7)       Mount Schoenstatt, March 6, 2021   Following the publication of the book “Vater darf das”, the Secular Institute of the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary has taken legal action against the author Dr. Alexandra […]

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