• 17 2018 December

    A chapel on wheels

    COLOMBIA, Walter Sanchez Silva in ACIprensa • Juan Felipe Escobar is a Colombian priest who has served the street people from Medellín since 2005. His quiet labor of solidarity now reaches more people through the “Tent of Encounter,” a chapel on wheels, which has been in use for more than a year. — Fr. Escobar has been the pastor

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  • 17 2018 December

    3,000 rosaries for 3,000 wayside shrine bricks

    PARAGUAY, Laura Andrea Barrios • Friday, 16 November 2018, was an important milestone for the South Nation of God family, in the heart of America, since the first step for the construction of the future shrine in the city of Encarnación (Paraguay) was undertaken. After its spiritual and material conquest, the wayside shrine was blessed three months since the official

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  • 17 2018 December

    28th pilgrimage to ends of the earth

    ARGENTINA, Lili Farías and Fiorella Bagatello, vía www.schoenstatt.org.ar • On November 18th as a Schoenstatt Family, we carried out the 28th Pilgrimage to Schoenstatt’s Blessed Mother’s Wayside Shrine at the ends of the earth. Some traveled the 18km on foot and others by auto, which seemed much longer, because the weather was cold and windy on the road bordered by native

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  • 17 2018 December

    His dream has come true: he is already in Tupãrenda

    PARAGUAY, Maria Fischer • “Do you remember H., whom you called ‘Alí’ in your article?,” Fr. Pedro Kühlcke asked me yesterday. How could I forget this young boy, who I met two months ago, on that Sunday with torrential rain, when we visited the juvenile detention center. That young boy, with a sad face, who told us that his

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  • 14 2018 December

    Michael Gerber appointed new Bishop of Fulda

    GERMANY, Editorial team • Pope Francis has appointed the Auxiliary Bishop of Freiburg, Dr Michael Gerber (48) the new Bishop of Fulda. This was announced simultaneously on Thursday (13.12) in Rome, Fulda and Freiburg. As a result Michael Gerber becomes the successor of Bishop Heinz-Josef Algermissen, whose resignation after seventeen years in office in Fulda was accepted on 5

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  • 11 2018 December

    A Heart for Alberto

    PARAGUAY, Maria Fischer with Carlos Ojeda and Sady Fleitas • What is done when a person urgently needs a heart transplant? Sady Fleitas, an untiring missionary for the Little Campaign for At-risk Babies, knew what to do. She called a friend, Carlos, a young man from the Schoenstatt Pilgrim Mother Campaign, and she asked that he take his Pilgrim Mother

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  • 11 2018 December

    A Christmas Concert in the shadow of the Shrine

    COSTA RICA, Fr. José Luis Correa • The “Franz Liszt Schule, a German-Costa Rican School, at the St. Ann Center, San José, Costa Rica, in the neighborhood adjacent to the “Family of Hope” Shrine, also has an integrated music school beginning with pre-school. —   A couple of days ago, the choir from this school went to the shrine

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28th pilgrimage to ends of the earth

ARGENTINA, Lili Farías and Fiorella Bagatello, vía www.schoenstatt.org.ar • On November 18th as a Schoenstatt Family, we carried out the 28th Pilgrimage to Schoenstatt’s Blessed Mother’s Wayside Shrine at the ends of the earth. Some traveled the 18km on foot and others by auto,

December 17, 2018
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WYD 2019: Towards a “revolution of service”

WORLD YOUTH DAY PANAMA 2019 • In a video message in preparation for WYD in Panama, the Pope urges young people to disrupt the great powers of this world with the “revolution of service”, in dialogue with God and an attitude of listening, like Mary. — At a time when we are witnessing the abuse of power and conscience, the Holy Father gives the youth and all of us a message that is truly Marian: the message of selfless service. In the words of Fr. Kentenich, we often pray to Our Lady: Let us reflect your image…let us reflect your […]

November 23, 2018

Towards the Youth Synod 2018

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“Today’s young people are longing for an authentic Church”

TOWARDS THE SYNOD, Editors • On Saturday, 24 March the pre-Synod meeting was brought to a close with the approval of the document containing the proposals that the young people presented to the Church in light of the next Synod of Bishops.

March 31, 2018
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Covenant Life

3,000 rosaries for 3,000 wayside shrine bricks

PARAGUAY, Laura Andrea Barrios • Friday, 16 November 2018, was an important milestone for the South Nation of God family, in the heart of America, since the first step for the construction of the future shrine in the city of Encarnación (Paraguay) was

December 17, 2018

Something to think about

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Strong, free, catholic families

Ingeborg and Richard Sickinger,  Austria • “What moves us, is: What does Schoenstatt have to give to the church?”, asks Ingeborg and Richard Sickinger. Their answer: Free, strong, catholic families – and not as an idea or a theory, but with a

September 17, 2018
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A chapel on wheels

COLOMBIA, Walter Sanchez Silva in ACIprensa • Juan Felipe Escobar is a Colombian priest who has served the street people from Medellín since 2005. His quiet labor of solidarity now reaches more people through the “Tent of Encounter,” a chapel on wheels, which has been in use for more than

December 17, 2018
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Campaign

28th pilgrimage to ends of the earth

ARGENTINA, Lili Farías and Fiorella Bagatello, vía www.schoenstatt.org.ar • On November 18th as a Schoenstatt Family, we carried out the 28th Pilgrimage to Schoenstatt’s Blessed Mother’s Wayside Shrine at the ends of the earth. Some traveled the 18km on foot and others by auto,

December 17, 2018

Missions

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Carefully fostering the awareness of mission

ARGENTINA, Sebastián Cajide • This year, the Schoenstatt Family Missions once again went forth to encounter the communities, this time in the area of Colonias Unidas, a town located 100 km from Resistencia, the provincial capital Chaco, Argentina. – To Colonias Unidas

October 12, 2018
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1,0000 km with Maria, on pilgrimage with Father

PK4U, Glaucia Ramirez • Glaucia Ramírez, a Brazilian, lives in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay. She and her husband are members of the first course of Family Federation in this region. A few months ago, she joined the schoenstatt.org team of collaborators. It

December 9, 2018
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Original Shrine

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It is impossible to fill it with life – the Covenant House at Schoenstatt is for sale

ORIGINAL SHRINE/CHILE, Pilar and Luis Jensen with editorial team • The time has come to face reality. The “Mary Queen of Work” Foundation from Chile has been the owner of the historic “Bundesheim” (Covenant House/ Federation House) since 1998. They are addressing the

December 9, 2018
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