REGINA COELI, LAETARE, ALLELUIA!

Happy and blessed Easter! Frohe und gesegnete Ostern! Radosnych i błogosławionych Świąt Wielkanocnych! Alegre abençoada Páscoa! ¡Felices y bendecidas Pascuas!

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Hanging the Heart in the Shrine

100 Years of Plaques in the Original Shrine – 125 Years since the Consecration to Mary by Father Kentenich Sister M. Pia has once again excavated and investigated and brought to light events with small details, some of which were not yet known. One Schoenstatt Father humorously called them “holy moles”. On the evening of […]

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In the shadow of the Matterhorn

Kentenich week in Zermatt Two years ago I told our pastor about the Kentenich year and the desire to make our founder, Father Joseph Kentenich, more internationally known on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his death. The pastor was very open with regard to Zermatt: Why should we not call out a Kentenich […]

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We Schoenstatt Adoration Sisters Participate

“To pray together” The Pilgrim Shrine project had invited people to pray for peace in the world and in the many concerns of people today on the eve of the feast of the Annunciation. We Schoenstatt Adoration Sisters have joined in praying and meditating on the rosary with all who have accepted this invitation. We […]

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A time in Original Schoenstatt

…  in the Footsteps of Father Kentenich I would like to joyfully share my experience: a group of young people from different countries of the world lived here for a few weeks in Schoenstatt, in our holy places. It was a great gift for me to accompany them in these two months. The young women […]

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Belmonte – aperta è la porta! Belmonte – the door is open!

In joyful expectation, on Ash Wednesday, March 6, 2019, a colorful group of about sixty Schoenstatt members from the diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart set off in two flights on their way to Rome. They were priests from the Institute of Diocesan Priests, including their General Rector Dr. Löhr, Ladies of Schoenstatt, Sisters of Mary, women from […]

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New Life after Destruction

After months of waiting and longing, the retreat center, House Schoenstatt, in Lamar, Texas, USA, could again open its doors for a full schedule of retreats and workshops. On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey devastated the city of Rockport, Texas, and the surrounding area including the beautiful property and buildings of the Confidentia Shrine. As […]

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Treasures of the Church

DAY FOR THE SICK, AGED AND PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED SCHOENSTATT, CONSTANTIA Since the early seventies, that is, roughly 45 years ago, a “Day for the Sick, Aged and Physically-challenged” members of our Schoenstatt Family has been held each year in Schoenstatt, Constantia. The invitation has since been extended to anyone in the Archdiocese of Cape Town […]

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We know who gives us the strength

Echoes about Maria Rast, the Schoenstatt Center near Euskirchen, from visitors, seminar participants and volunteers The shrine in Maria Rast is the first daughter shrine on European soil. It is visited daily by many people. The seminar participants of a city administration who met here in Advent, said in the evening when saying goodbye: Thank […]

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Lively Interest in Africa

Sr. Mariette Niyonsaba and Sr. M. Yvonne Niragira are from Burundi. In 2017 they came to Schoenstatt for their final acceptance into our community. They then learned the German language at the Akademie Klausenhof. Today they work in the mission headquarters and in the mother house. They tell us about an invitation to the Schoenstatt […]

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