• 12 2016 February

    La Plata Family Missions’ “Young” Grandfather–Francisco Carrera

    ARGENTINA, by Lilita and Carlos Ricciardi • On Saturday, 30 January, the last day of La Plata’s Schoenstatt Family Missions at Magdalena, Francisco Carrera, a young, 76-year-old grandfather, told us about his first experience as a missionary. He is an engineer, a widower with daughters and grandchildren, and he has belonged to La Plata’s Family Work for about forty

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    ARGENTINA, by Lilita and Carlos Ricciardi • On Saturday, 30 January, the last day of La Plata’s Schoenstatt Family Missions at Magdalena, Francisco Carrera, a young, 76-year-old grandfather, told us about his first experience as a missionary. He is an engineer, a widower with daughters and grandchildren, and he has belonged to La Plata’s Family Work for about forty

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  • 12 2016 February

    Wanted: MTA

    BELMONTE, by Fr. Darío Gustavo Gatti, Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests, Argentina • Dear friends worldwide, brothers/sisters in Covenant… I have lost a runaway Blessed Mother… she is the hidden Queen of Belmonte shown here in these photos. We have lost track of this picture that has been on pilgrimage for a long time throughout the world since 2004.

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    BELMONTE, by Fr. Darío Gustavo Gatti, Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests, Argentina • Dear friends worldwide, brothers/sisters in Covenant… I have lost a runaway Blessed Mother… she is the hidden Queen of Belmonte shown here in these photos. We have lost track of this picture that has been on pilgrimage for a long time throughout the world since 2004.

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  • 09 2016 February

    Three Questions … about Schoenstatt in the Second Century of the Covenant of Love (48)

    Today Werner Maria Philipps answers – a widower, father of three children, solicitor and notary public, living in Gelsenkirchen-Buer, Germany, member of the 16th course of the Schoenstatt Family Federation in Germany. My parents were also members of the Family Federation. When I was reading law in Munster in 1968 I was the leader of the Student Movement in

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    Today Werner Maria Philipps answers – a widower, father of three children, solicitor and notary public, living in Gelsenkirchen-Buer, Germany, member of the 16th course of the Schoenstatt Family Federation in Germany. My parents were also members of the Family Federation. When I was reading law in Munster in 1968 I was the leader of the Student Movement in

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  • 08 2016 February

    A Short Story … About an Ancient Invoice

    By Maria Fischer • A neatly handwritten invoice from the year 1939. It is written on yellowed, fragile paper, just like the yellowed pages of the book I am holding and that once belonged to Assistant Priest Conrads from Aachen. Its title “Organic Ascetiscm”, a standard work of the early Schoenstatt Movement, one of the first systematic presentations on

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    By Maria Fischer • A neatly handwritten invoice from the year 1939. It is written on yellowed, fragile paper, just like the yellowed pages of the book I am holding and that once belonged to Assistant Priest Conrads from Aachen. Its title “Organic Ascetiscm”, a standard work of the early Schoenstatt Movement, one of the first systematic presentations on

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  • 07 2016 February

    As if spoken to us: Francis on jealousy

    Francis week by week (2) • This week’s “as if spoken to us” message is taken from the homily during the morning Mass at Santa Marta on 21 January 2016 (full sermon here). This week, we read and listen to the message given to the participants at the Mass by the “parish priest of Rome” (as Osservatore Romano has

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    Francis week by week (2) • This week’s “as if spoken to us” message is taken from the homily during the morning Mass at Santa Marta on 21 January 2016 (full sermon here). This week, we read and listen to the message given to the participants at the Mass by the “parish priest of Rome” (as Osservatore Romano has

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  • 06 2016 February

    Hernandarías: Unforgettable, “beautiful experiences”

    ARGENTINA, Mario and Marinés Martínez • Joyfully returning from the Family Missions, “beautiful experiences” perfectly describes what they felt during an unforgettable week. (And not just because of the suffocating heat). After Mass, departing from La Loma Shrine on Tuesday, 19 January, they took the Blessed Mother and Jesus with them toward Hernandarias, an area with a population of

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    ARGENTINA, Mario and Marinés Martínez • Joyfully returning from the Family Missions, “beautiful experiences” perfectly describes what they felt during an unforgettable week. (And not just because of the suffocating heat). After Mass, departing from La Loma Shrine on Tuesday, 19 January, they took the Blessed Mother and Jesus with them toward Hernandarias, an area with a population of

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  • 06 2016 February

    Opening Monterrey’s Holy Door at María Camino al Cielo Shrine

    MEXICO, by Ignacio Romero • Last December, as an important part of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Archbishop of Monterrey, Rogelio Cabrera López, authorized that indulgences could be received at María Camino al Cielo [Mary Way to Heaven] Shrine for this Holy Jubilee Year of Mercy. The door to mercy On Sunday, 24 January, the ceremony for the

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    MEXICO, by Ignacio Romero • Last December, as an important part of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Archbishop of Monterrey, Rogelio Cabrera López, authorized that indulgences could be received at María Camino al Cielo [Mary Way to Heaven] Shrine for this Holy Jubilee Year of Mercy. The door to mercy On Sunday, 24 January, the ceremony for the

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La Plata Family Missions’ “Young” Grandfather–Francisco Carrera

ARGENTINA, by Lilita and Carlos Ricciardi • On Saturday, 30 January, the last day of La Plata’s Schoenstatt Family Missions at Magdalena, Francisco Carrera, a young, 76-year-old grandfather, told us about his first experience as a missionary. He is an engineer, a

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Three Questions … about Schoenstatt in the Second Century of the Covenant of Love (48)

Today Werner Maria Philipps answers – a widower, father of three children, solicitor and notary public, living in Gelsenkirchen-Buer, Germany, member of the 16th course of the Schoenstatt Family Federation in Germany. My parents were also members of the Family Federation. When

February 9, 2016
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An Extraordinary Man – Also in His Service to Schoenstatt

Oskar Bühler – On the hundredth birthday of Msgr. Wilhelm Wissing (1916-1996) on 31 January • “What sort of greenhorn have the bishops sent us now?” That was the question the German Chancellor, Konrad Adenaur, put to one of his ministers after

February 4, 2016
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Wanted: MTA

BELMONTE, by Fr. Darío Gustavo Gatti, Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests, Argentina • Dear friends worldwide, brothers/sisters in Covenant… I have lost a runaway Blessed Mother… she is the hidden Queen of Belmonte shown here in these photos. We have lost track of this picture that has been on pilgrimage

February 12, 2016
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A service for Schoenstatt: An App of “Father’s Phone”

By Agustín Lombardi and María Fischer • The Boys’ Youth from São Bernardo do Campo/SP, Brazil, are presenting a completely new revamped, updated app of the Father Phone in Portuguese, Spanish and English with many more messages from Fr. Kentenich. In addition

January 15, 2016
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The General Congress of the Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests is meeting on Mount Moriah

Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests, by Klaus Rennemann and Oskar Bühler • The Fifth General Congress of the Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests opened with a common Holy Mass in the Original Shrine on Sunday, 17 January 2016. Thirty-four delegates from the

January 24, 2016
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“I ask you to stay with me.” Pilgrim Mother for the visually impaired: on the peripheries of illness and poverty

PARAGUAY, by Rafael Vera, Mima Cardona and Maria Fischer • On 16 January 2015, during a visit from a youth group in an outlying neighborhood of Capiatá. Rafael Vera, of the Pilgrim Mother Campaign Youth Ministry asked a WhatsaApp campaign missionary group:

February 3, 2016
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Wanted: MTA

BELMONTE, by Fr. Darío Gustavo Gatti, Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests, Argentina • Dear friends worldwide, brothers/sisters in Covenant… I have lost a runaway Blessed Mother… she is the hidden Queen of Belmonte shown here in these photos. We have lost track

February 12, 2016
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