As a Schoenstatt Sister of Mary at the World Family Meeting in Dublin

For ten years I have been working in the German Schoenstatt Family Movement with a focus on the Archdiocese of Freiburg. Our founder, Father Joseph Kentenich, says of the family, it is the “foundation and crown” of the church and society. As a Schoenstatt Sister of Mary I am allowed to support and strengthen this […]

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Vacation at the shrine opens one for God

“Do you wear it even when you are sleeping?” asks the eleven-year-old, pointing to my veil with a barely outstretched finger. “What do you think?” The girl shrugs. I respond, “Are you going to sleep with your baseball cap on your head?” We both laugh. “Of course, I take off the veil in the evening […]

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Refugees at the Liebfrauenhöhe

Since February 2015 we have been hosting refugees in our former boarding school building. In the meantime, 12 families have already been relocated to their own homes in Rottenburg, Ergenzingen, Hannover-Münden, Hechingen and Thanheim. There are currently 35 refugees living in our dorm: from Nigeria 3 adults and 4 children, 7 Syrian adults and 4 […]

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