• 20 2019 May

    Christ is alive. He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world

    CHRIST IS ALIVE. The Pope’s letter to youth, editorial team • “Christ is alive. He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world. Everything he touches becomes young, new, full of life. Christ is alive and he wants you to be alive!” Thus begins the post-synodal apostolic exhortation “Christus Vivit” (Christ is a

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  • 18 2019 May

    My Father is at the helm!

    USA, Melissa Janknegt / Christy Wilkens • A few days ago I saw a friend’s Instagram post, and I asked her if I could share it on schoenstatt.org. She agreed. I thought how perfect it was coming from Father Kentenich’s Heavenwards. Here in Texas, as in many places around the globe, we have been inundated with rain that has

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  • 17 2019 May

    Prayer Circle carries the Alpha Course at the Schoenstatt Center in Wiesbaden

    GERMANY, Sr. Cordula-Maria Leidig   • An information day about the Alpha Courses took place at the Schoenstatt Center in Wiesbaden and was the prelude to the “Alpha Course” project that the Schoenstatt Center is developing together with the parish of St. Peter and Paul (Wiesbaden-West). — For most of the 18 participants (from Wiesbaden up to the surrounding

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  • 13 2019 May

    Mexico: Mary’s light— united in purpose, united in mission

    MEXICO, Brenda Rocamontes • After months of preparation, the day finally arrived to begin the mission. Youth from Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Guadalajara, Chuihuahua, Monterrey, and Iguala responded to the Blessed Mother’s call to live Holy Week in “Mexico: Mary’s Light” Missions. More than 500 young people gathered at St. Michael the Archangel parish in Tancanhuitz de Santos, San

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  • 13 2019 May

    Santa Cruz – 365 Days before the Blessing of the Future Schoenstatt Shrine

    BOLIVIA, Roberto Henestrosa and Alexandra Kempff • We celebrated a Holy Mass on May 2nd to begin the countdown that will end in exactly one year with the blessing of the Santa Cruz Shrine. It will be on the same site as our wayside shrine, in Buen Retiro, a quiet, green place that invites you to linger. — Before

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  • 13 2019 May

    In Joseph Engling’s footsteps— Schoenstatt Boys’ Youth

    GERMANY/FRANCE, David van Eck, Schoenstatt Men’s Youth Mainz Limburg • With a moderate knowledge of French and great expectations, thirty young men from the dioceses of Mainz, Limburg, Espira, Trier, and Fulda departed again this year for Cambrai for a week of work under the sign of Joseph Engling, a Schoenstatter from the early days. —   We left

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  • 09 2019 May

    Another Saturday of Prison Ministry

    PARAGUAY, Cristy Santa Cruz • Another Saturday of prison ministry. Each Saturday is unlike another, but for me, this Saturday was particularly strange. We were told there were two jailbreaks during the week on different days. Everyone who visits each Saturday knows what that means: many missing faces, many transfers, and many changes. — It was impossible for us

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Prayer Circle carries the Alpha Course at the Schoenstatt Center in Wiesbaden

GERMANY, Sr. Cordula-Maria Leidig   • An information day about the Alpha Courses took place at the Schoenstatt Center in Wiesbaden and was the prelude to the “Alpha Course” project that the Schoenstatt Center is developing together with the parish of St.

May 17, 2019

WYD Panama 2019

A parish in full WYD mode

HOW I EXPERIENCED WYD2019, PANAMÁ, Carmen Franco and Maria Fischer • Almost the entire parish was in full WYD mode as hosts to hundreds of youths for check-in, as a spiritual center, as the event organizer of the “Caleta Festival,” and so much more.  San Francisco de la Caleta parish filled this role in the days prior and during January’s World Youth Day 2019.  This parish, with its parish priest and vicar (a Diocesan Schoenstatt priest) were proud to be hosts to the Schoenstatt Youth in a nearby university and in the Schoenstatt Spiritual Center.  Literally all the Schoenstatt members […]

March 9, 2019

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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My Father is at the helm!

USA, Melissa Janknegt / Christy Wilkens • A few days ago I saw a friend’s Instagram post, and I asked her if I could share it on schoenstatt.org. She agreed. I thought how perfect it was coming from Father Kentenich’s Heavenwards. Here

May 18, 2019
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Something to think about

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So that communication remains objective and faithful to life

KENTENICH COMMUNICATION, Cristina Tagle and Maria Fischer • “You don’t know how happy the “Schoenstatt News” make me! It’s like falling a little more in love with Schoenstatt,” wrote Cristina “Kiki” Tagle, from the first Family Federation Course in Chile, on Tuesday

March 18, 2019
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Christ is alive. He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world

CHRIST IS ALIVE. The Pope’s letter to youth, editorial team • “Christ is alive. He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world. Everything he touches becomes young, new, full of life. Christ is alive and he wants you to be alive!” Thus begins

May 20, 2019

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Villaguay’s wayside shrine now has a name – and a commitment

ARGENTINA, Tita Ríos • Villaguay, the Central Department of Entre Ríos Province, its capital city bears the same name. Far from the Paraná and Uruguay rivers, it is still attractive due to its own splendid river and spas. Its agricultural production stands

May 7, 2019
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Missions

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Mexico: Mary’s light— united in purpose, united in mission

MEXICO, Brenda Rocamontes • After months of preparation, the day finally arrived to begin the mission. Youth from Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Guadalajara, Chuihuahua, Monterrey, and Iguala responded to the Blessed Mother’s call to live Holy Week in “Mexico: Mary’s Light” Missions.

May 13, 2019
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Kentenich

Fr. Kentenich’s Pedagogy on the Peripheries (3)

Kentenich Pedagogy on the Peripheries, Fr. Pedro Kühlcke • Is freedom in jail possible?  “Yes,” said Father Kentenich.  And he proved it.  “Yes,” says Fr. Pedro Kuhlcke, and he is proving it: at a jail for minors in Itauguá, a few kilometers

May 8, 2019

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New Rector of the Original Shrine

ORIGINAL SHRINE, Fr. Juan Pablo Catoggio • New Rector of the Original Shrine will be Fr. PABLO JAVIER POL. P. Pol is a Schoenstatt Father, comes from Argentina, was born in 1969 and was ordained a priest in 2000. In his priestly

April 19, 2019
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