• 21 2017 April

    Encountering Jesus in the Catholic University Missions (2)

    PARAGUAY, Sebastián Denis • On Thursday night, hundreds of missionaries of the CUM (the Catholic University Missions) began the most intense stage. After the afternoon workshops, or in some cases, in accompanying more than 100 youths in the Youth Easter, we went to the celebration of the Lord’s Supper accompanying the lead town in Jesus the Bread of Life.

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  • 21 2017 April

    A wayside shrine and catechesis for neighborhood children was just the beginning

    URUGUAY, Matías Cerviño • The history of Providencia Educational Center is profoundly pierced by Fr. Kentenich’s phrase: “How often in world history have not small and insignificant beginnings been the source of great and greater accomplishment?” (Fr. Kentenich, Founding Document, p. 31) A little more than twenty years ago, a group of Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign missionaries recognized what Lucía,

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  • 20 2017 April

    Covenant solidarity extends beyond the walls of Schoenstatt and the Church

    SOUTH AFRICA, Sarah-Leah Pimentel and Schoenstatt Girls/Women’s League • When we tell our stories of covenant solidarity, we mostly mention our efforts to live our covenant of love by reaching out to others and going to the peripheries of our societies to share the graces of our covenant relationship. It is good to tell these stories because each act

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  • 20 2017 April

    Father Kentenich also communicates with us…in the rain

    PARAGUAY, Horacio Chávez • Some months ago, Maria Fischer, a communicator and leader of the schoenstatt.org team, confirmed her visit to Paraguay. We contacted her to arrange a talk in Tupãrenda. There were great expectations about this event because of the proposed subject:  “To see how you see and to speak like you speak; communicate heart to heart like

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  • 20 2017 April

    It does me good to come here. It is a consolation in this sea of “brokenness and loneliness.”

    PARAGUAY, Horacio Chavez • On the first Friday of each month at Holy Mary of the Trinity Church in Tupãrenda, there is a Mass of Healing and Deliverance, where many faithful from different parts of the country come to encounter Jesus and the Holy Spirit seeking healing for their soul. On one of the last Fridays, while I walked

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  • 20 2017 April

    Meeting Jesus during the Catholic University Missions

    PARAGUAY, Sebastián Denis • Since Holy Tuesday, more than a thousand missionaries from allover Paraguay, and others who came from friendly countries, met in a madness of love that is called the Catholic University Missions (CUM). Among them there were members of our Schoenstatt Family, who were touched by Pope Francis’ missionary sending forth for the next 100 years,

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  • 18 2017 April

    Happy Easter, discarded stones…

    FRANCIS – EASTER 2017 • During Easter Sunday Mass celebrated in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis broke with tradition and gave a homily that reflected closely on the dramas at play in the world today: ” Let us think a little about our daily problems, the illnesses that each one of us or one of our family members have

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Schoenstatt - Reaching out

Encountering Jesus in the Catholic University Missions (2)

PARAGUAY, Sebastián Denis • On Thursday night, hundreds of missionaries of the CUM (the Catholic University Missions) began the most intense stage. After the afternoon workshops, or in some cases, in accompanying more than 100 youths in the Youth Easter, we went

April 21, 2017

Covenant Life

“You with me, I with you –Together we are strong- A Retreat for Married Couples

Germany, Regina und Matthias Hagmann • Six couples each sat at their own table. Soft music was playing in the background. An empty picture frame laid in front of them. There was a long table next to them with craft materials, papers,

April 18, 2017

Something to think about

Jesus on Good Friday before Pontius Pilate, on a stained glass window in the cathedral of Brussels, Belgium. This window was created in the 19th Century. No property release is required.

A Lenten journey in search of Truth

By Sarah-Leah Pimentel, Cape Town, South Africa There is a story that goes like this: A wicked king wanted to destroy his people’s faith in God. So he called his wisest advisors and asked them where they could hide the truth of

March 10, 2017
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Happy Easter, discarded stones…

FRANCIS – EASTER 2017 • During Easter Sunday Mass celebrated in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis broke with tradition and gave a homily that reflected closely on the dramas at play in the world today: ” Let us think a little about our daily problems, the illnesses that each one

April 18, 2017

Kentenich

Father Kentenich also communicates with us…in the rain

PARAGUAY, Horacio Chávez • Some months ago, Maria Fischer, a communicator and leader of the schoenstatt.org team, confirmed her visit to Paraguay. We contacted her to arrange a talk in Tupãrenda. There were great expectations about this event because of the proposed

April 20, 2017

Original Shrine

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“I will draw youthful hearts to myself…..” – It’s time

Fr. Afonso Wosny, Brazil • Many people from our International Schoenstatt Family who were at the 100th anniversary of the Covenant of Love in Schoenstatt fondly remember with gratitude all the support, enthusiasm and dedication they saw in the youth volunteers who

April 12, 2017
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Campaign

Building a Covenant Culture with the Queen and the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign

USA, Carlos Cantú • The Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign sponsors two special days each year at Confidentia Shrine in Rockport, Texas for Missionaries and those that receive the Pilgrim MTA in their homes.  These two days take place in November and March.  The

April 3, 2017

Belmonte

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An afternoon retreat in the school of Mary, an experience of Belmonte

ROMA BELMONTE, by Fr. Rolando Montes de Oca • The Church Fathers described Lent as an ascent of a hill towards Easter. This is a forty-day journey where renew our strength so that we don’t give up or choose the wrong path.

April 2, 2017
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