You Have the Words of Everlasting Life (John 6:68)

Investiture of Six Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary in Burundi, Central Africa With great joy we could celebrate the investiture of six novices on October 25, 2020. Before joining us, each of them had belonged to the vocational discernment circle and was inspired by the ideal to be a little Mary. They, too, want to bring […]

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Information regarding the Founder Archive

The Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary will open their Founder Archive on November 16, 2020. It is located in the Novitiate House on Mount Schoenstatt. Inquiries may be directed to the archivist, Sr. M. Dominika Hügel; Tel.: 261-6404-466 Email: archiv@s-ms.org   General Government of the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary

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BEING APOSTOLIC DURING A PANDEMIC?

For more than six months we have been challenged with the pandemic of the coronavirus. Here in the Midwest along the shores of Lake Sleepy Eye, in the shadow of our Jubilee Family Shrine, we as Schoenstatt Family have met this challenge with the coronavirus by turning to our Corona Mater, Mary our Queen-Mother. Crowning […]

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Religious Evening Music

Religious Evening Music in the Jubilee Year – or in the Year of the Pandemic Actually, at this point I intended to write a report about the jubilee events for the 10-year anniversary of the Religious Evening Music Series at the Schoenstatt Center at Liebfrauenhoehe, Germany. But Things Took a Different Turn! Instead of the jubilee […]

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Father Joseph Kentenich Social Center in Ganfanha de Nazaré

“People of a Land Where They Live from the Sea” – that’s how the population of Gafanha da Nazaré, Portugal, 3 km west of Aveiro in the small town of Ílhavo, are characterized. It’s a little village among trees, birds, and fish, surrounded by the Ria de Aveiro, a beautiful beach with a fortress to […]

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75 Years of the Schoenstatt Marian School in Vallendar

On October 1, 2020, our Schoenstatt Marian School – SMS for short – near Schoenstatt in Vallendar, Germany, celebrated its 75th birthday. Father Kentenich had had the courage to found our school In the harsh poverty of the postwar time. In so doing, he responded to the requests of parents who could no longer send […]

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Walls that Inspire Amazement

The graffiti artwork of Raimund Mylius and Pierre Steinbeck, two artists residing in Trier, is impressive. Within six weeks, they brought epic animal and nature themes to life on the 45-meter-long by 3.5-meter-high wall bordering the park of the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary. On background tones of gray and brown, colorful frogs, butterflies, fish, and […]

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Virtual Congress of the Friends of Fr. Joseph Kentenich

With great joy and gratitude, we would like to share our experiences that we made some time ago. We would never have imagined beforehand that this could be achieved. In addition to many challenges and difficult situations, the Covid-19 pandemic has also given us new opportunities to learn, especially in the field of communication. One […]

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A Crazy Idea Becomes Reality

It was ten years ago… I am on the road with the Pilgrim Mother in the Principality of Liechtenstein. There are currently eight pilgrimage shrines in this country. In Vaduz my gaze falls on the castle. To the Blessed Mother I silently say: “How about if you visited the royal family at the castle?!” What […]

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