Much Life in the Emilie Park

in Honor of the Queen of Peace   Originally the idea was to combine a “Kids for Kids” program with the May opening at the Schoenstatt Center in Metternich, Germany. Kids for Kids, that is, children playing games could win prizes which they would donate to children from Ukraine. Late in the afternoon, then, the […]

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An Easter EXperience

An Easter Trail in Schoenstatt at the Convention Center Marienland   Experience Easter with all your senses! “We counted 28 eggs and 11 rabbits!” – beam the children who walked with their parents along the Easter trail at our Marienland Conference Center on Mount Schoenstatt, Germany. And not only their faces beam with Easter joy. […]

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Rome: May Pilgrimage from Shrine to Shrine

It has become a tradition that each year on May 1, we make a Pilgrimage from the Matri-Ecclesiae-Shrine To the Cor-Ecclesiae-Shrine   This year, however, the pilgrimage was special. This was noticeable already in the Rector of Belmonte, Father Marcelo Cervi’s, invitation: “On Sunday, May 1, we look forward to seeing a great number of […]

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From Country to Country – From Heart to Heart

National Convention of the Leaders of the Italian Schoenstatt Movement   From country to country – from heart to heart These words which inspired and led the Schoenstatt family in Italy during the pandemic, were also the motto of the National Convention of the Schoenstatt Movement in Italy. Finally the convention could take place at […]

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Everything Will Become New!

The Shrine at the Kahlenberg in Austria Cornerstone Blessing for the New Building and the New Addition   The new building and the new addition at the Kahlenberg in Viena is progressing. It is a true joy! Everything will become new. Again and again many volunteers are motivated to commit themselves to the effort. A […]

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A Robust Children’s Day Filled with Joy

A Successful Tree-Climbing Day in the Park of the Schoenstatt Center Trier   It was a spontaneous idea for spring when nature is most beautiful: to provide an experience of community and of joy being together, of nature and supernature, children and families. A suitable date seemed to be the Sunday before the traditional “Arbor […]

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Meeting of the Schoenstatt Movement in Jasna Góra, Częstochowa Poland

Following tradition, the Polish Schoenstatt family met again before the Queen of Poland in Jasna Góra on March 26/27, the fourth Sunday of Lent. With great joy we could be together again after two years of (covid) restrictions and the consequent interruption of our annual meeting. It was different than previously because the intermittent time […]

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FIAT MARIA 2022

“It will happen … THE REUNION!” The National Convention of the Schoenstatt Girls Youth in Argentina   “It will happen … THE REUNION!” was the persistent cry during the final months of last year, an expression of the ardent desire to make the national meeting of the Schoenstatt Girls’ Youth a reality. And finally, from […]

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Credible

”You have made me a better person.” A blessing of the parish priest after Holy Mass on the third Sunday of Lent for our two sisters, Sr. M. Inez Strnad and Sr. M. Rebecca Sampang. They are about to leave West Australia to begin their news task in the East of the country, in our […]

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Trust in Our Lady

MATER PERFECTAM HABEBIT CURAM When the first group of Schoenstatt Sisters left Germany for South Africa in 1933, Father Kentenich encouraged them to place their trust in the Mother of God. As a visible reminder they had the letters M.H.C written on their travelling trunks. These letters are the abbreviation for the Latin phrase MATER […]

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