• 30 2023 March

    What changed him was the encounter with the Risen Lord

    POPE FRANCISCO ON APOSTOLIC ZEAL • “Passion for the Gospel is not a question of understanding or study, which are also necessary, but do not generate it; it means rather to go through that same experience of “fall and resurrection” that Saul/Paul lived and that is at the origin of the transfiguration of his apostolic impulse. You can study

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    San Pablo testitgo

    POPE FRANCISCO ON APOSTOLIC ZEAL • “Passion for the Gospel is not a question of understanding or study, which are also necessary, but do not generate it; it means rather to go through that same experience of “fall and resurrection” that Saul/Paul lived and that is at the origin of the transfiguration of his apostolic impulse. You can study

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  • 29 2023 March

    Cobijo inaugurates fourth refugee shelter

    SPAIN, Soledad Menéndez and César Fernández-Quintanilla •  Life in Cuba today is a nightmare. A daily struggle for survival, with no prospect of change and for many with only one way out: to leave the country. Every day, thousands of Cubans try to escape this situation in different ways, some at the danger of their lives. Many arrive in

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    Bendición Casa de Cobijo

    SPAIN, Soledad Menéndez and César Fernández-Quintanilla •  Life in Cuba today is a nightmare. A daily struggle for survival, with no prospect of change and for many with only one way out: to leave the country. Every day, thousands of Cubans try to escape this situation in different ways, some at the danger of their lives. Many arrive in

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  • 29 2023 March

    Families who begin to approach the faith through their children

    ARGENTINA, Maria Fischer • We begin our visit where it all began ten years ago, when Alejandra Pastene and Guillermo Ferreyra, from the Schoenstatt Institute of Families, together with Maria Pastene and Juan Ignacio Barrena, made their dream come true and founded the Covenant School, a school with Kentenich pedagogy. “Covenant”, can be seen on the door of the

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    Colegio Covenant, La Plata

    ARGENTINA, Maria Fischer • We begin our visit where it all began ten years ago, when Alejandra Pastene and Guillermo Ferreyra, from the Schoenstatt Institute of Families, together with Maria Pastene and Juan Ignacio Barrena, made their dream come true and founded the Covenant School, a school with Kentenich pedagogy. “Covenant”, can be seen on the door of the

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  • 26 2023 March

    Covenant celebration with St. Joseph

    GERMANY, Renate Siebenkäs •  Every month, the “Covenant Celebration Night” is the highlight in the program of the Schoenstatt Center Marienberg in the Archdiocese of Bamberg. On covenant night on March 18, as is the tradition, the close connection to St. Joseph was emphasized.  — Fr. Andreas Hornung welcomed the faithful at the beginning of the Holy Mass and

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    Josef, Patron der Kirche, Handwerker, Vater

    GERMANY, Renate Siebenkäs •  Every month, the “Covenant Celebration Night” is the highlight in the program of the Schoenstatt Center Marienberg in the Archdiocese of Bamberg. On covenant night on March 18, as is the tradition, the close connection to St. Joseph was emphasized.  — Fr. Andreas Hornung welcomed the faithful at the beginning of the Holy Mass and

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  • 25 2023 March

    The Church dialogically encountering the contemporary world

    POPE FRANCIS ON APOSTOLIC ZEAL • “It is not to transmit an ideology or a doctrine – in quotation marks – about God, no. It is to transmit God who becomes life in me,” Pope Francis said in his catechesis on evangelization. It is to transmit God who becomes life in me,” said Pope Francis in his catechesis on

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    apostolado

    POPE FRANCIS ON APOSTOLIC ZEAL • “It is not to transmit an ideology or a doctrine – in quotation marks – about God, no. It is to transmit God who becomes life in me,” Pope Francis said in his catechesis on evangelization. It is to transmit God who becomes life in me,” said Pope Francis in his catechesis on

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  • 24 2023 March

    Ten years of Pope Francis – in “his” cathedral in Buenos Aires

    TEN YEARS OF PAPE FRANCIS, María Fischer • “Today, from his homeland, we continue to entrust him to our Mother del Buen Aire and to his Father, St. Joseph. That is why we wanted to celebrate in this cathedral, his cathedra, from which he left us gestures and words that we keep in our memory and in our hearts,”

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    10 año del Papa Francisco en la catedral de Buenos Aires

    TEN YEARS OF PAPE FRANCIS, María Fischer • “Today, from his homeland, we continue to entrust him to our Mother del Buen Aire and to his Father, St. Joseph. That is why we wanted to celebrate in this cathedral, his cathedra, from which he left us gestures and words that we keep in our memory and in our hearts,”

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  • 19 2023 March

    Onward, Apostles of Prevention

    PARAGUAY, II Congress of the Latin American Centre for the Protection of Minors, press release • “I am among you, because the first step of this penitential pilgrimage is to renew my plea for forgiveness and to tell you from the bottom of my heart that I am deeply hurt. I feel called to take responsibility for all the

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    Apóstoles de la Prevención

    PARAGUAY, II Congress of the Latin American Centre for the Protection of Minors, press release • “I am among you, because the first step of this penitential pilgrimage is to renew my plea for forgiveness and to tell you from the bottom of my heart that I am deeply hurt. I feel called to take responsibility for all the

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  • 17 2023 March

    The help that brings a plate of food to our homes

    ECUADOR, Maria Fischer • “I feel grateful first of all to God and to the Church and to the people who donate here. I hope they continue to help us because for us it is a great help, because we have no work. Thanks to God and to the people who are doing this, also to you, Father,” says

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    bolsas de caridad

    ECUADOR, Maria Fischer • “I feel grateful first of all to God and to the Church and to the people who donate here. I hope they continue to help us because for us it is a great help, because we have no work. Thanks to God and to the people who are doing this, also to you, Father,” says

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  • 17 2023 March

    I am a thought of God

    COSTA RICA Ma. Amparo Ruiz • God the Father invites, calls and gathers. “I am a thought of God” was the theme of the retreat for young professionals held March 11 and 12 in San José, Costa Rica. — We began early Saturday morning at the convent of the Sisters of the Cross. A group of 27 young professionals

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    Profesionales Jovenes

    COSTA RICA Ma. Amparo Ruiz • God the Father invites, calls and gathers. “I am a thought of God” was the theme of the retreat for young professionals held March 11 and 12 in San José, Costa Rica. — We began early Saturday morning at the convent of the Sisters of the Cross. A group of 27 young professionals

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  • 17 2023 March

    The wind of change has stopped blowing

    PORTUGAL, Lena Castro Valente • At the beginning of 2022, an article of mine appeared on schoenstatt.org about the establishment of an Independent Commission commissioned by the Portuguese Episcopal Conference to investigate the abuse of children by priests, pastoral workers, scouts and others “in the life and work of the Church in Portugal over the last 50 years.” A

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    abuso

    PORTUGAL, Lena Castro Valente • At the beginning of 2022, an article of mine appeared on schoenstatt.org about the establishment of an Independent Commission commissioned by the Portuguese Episcopal Conference to investigate the abuse of children by priests, pastoral workers, scouts and others “in the life and work of the Church in Portugal over the last 50 years.” A

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Covenant Solidarity with the Poor

Bendición Casa de Cobijo

Cobijo inaugurates fourth refugee shelter

SPAIN, Soledad Menéndez and César Fernández-Quintanilla •  Life in Cuba today is a nightmare. A daily struggle for survival, with no prospect of change and for many with only one way out: to leave the country. Every day, thousands of Cubans try

March 29, 2023
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Bendición Casa de Cobijo

Cobijo inaugurates fourth refugee shelter

SPAIN, Soledad Menéndez and César Fernández-Quintanilla •  Life in Cuba today is a nightmare. A daily struggle for survival, with no prospect of change and for many with only one way out: to leave the country. Every day, thousands of Cubans try

March 29, 2023
Colegio Covenant, La Plata
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Covenant celebration with St. Joseph

GERMANY, Renate Siebenkäs •  Every month, the “Covenant Celebration Night” is the highlight in the program of the Schoenstatt Center Marienberg in the Archdiocese of Bamberg. On covenant night on March 18, as is the tradition, the close connection to St. Joseph

March 26, 2023
Profesionales Jovenes
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International Women’s Day

Bárbara de Franceschi, Spain • This morning, looking at you, Mary, I gave thanks for every woman. For all that you are, for your delicate purity, your capacity to love each and everyone, your gentle gaze and your arms holding the Child

March 12, 2023
abusos
Adviento
Federación de Familias

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San Pablo testitgo

What changed him was the encounter with the Risen Lord

POPE FRANCISCO ON APOSTOLIC ZEAL • “Passion for the Gospel is not a question of understanding or study, which are also necessary, but do not generate it; it means rather to go through that same experience of “fall and resurrection” that Saul/Paul lived and that is at the origin of

March 30, 2023
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abuso
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Short stories with the Pilgrim Mother in the hospital of León

SPAIN, Luis Ortiz • A while ago a patient of about 84 years of age arrived at the hospital in León. She had a brain tumour and had to be operated. I met her during my daily visits to each of the

February 4, 2023
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“Missioning is not a passing fad”

ARGENTINA, Juan Francisco Miguel – missionary of GM 20 • I do not know if it was an invention, if we imitated it from somewhere or if the desire was stronger. What I can say is that what is happening with the

January 15, 2023
Petrópolis
Saladillo

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Another look at Father Kentenich: Talent Scout

Fr. Elmar Busse • If you look at publications about Father Joseph Kentenich with qualitative content analysis methods from communication science or marketing keyword research, you will find the snow-white beard as a brand or logo and as keywords: “speedy canonization”, “always”,

February 19, 2023
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My “Our Father” with Franz Reinisch

GERMANY, Renate Siebenkäs •  Dear Father Franz Reinisch, with regret I realize today that I have not yet given you anything for your 120th birthday. Today is Valentine’s Day – Saint Valentine liked to give flowers from his garden. You are also

February 26, 2023
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