• 13 2018 August

    “Greater commitment, less wear”

    PARAGUAY, Tania Bobadilla • I am a Rosary Campaign missionary, and I coordinate the Schoenstattt Youth Ministry in Horqueta north of Asuncion, Paraguay. On 18 July, the Campaign’s first mission began in Fulgencio Yegros, 850 km from my city. This mission included other youths and some couples, all from the Rosary Campaign, going house to house, taking Mary and

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  • 13 2018 August

    Celebrating 50 years with Vitor Possetti’s diaconate ordination

    BRAZIL, Cassio Leal • The 29th of July was a very special day for the Schoenstatt Fathers and the Jaraguá Sion Shrine. In almost five decades since the Shrine’s founding, the Schoenstatt Family has finally celebrated the first diaconate ordination of a future Schoenstatt Father, a gift for the Shrine’s fifty years. Accompanied by his family and friends, Vitor

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  • 13 2018 August

    Monterrey: Guardians of the Shrine

    MÉXICO, by Claudia Ruiz and Rosario Rodríguez • Our Shrine in Monterrey, Mexico, is located on the highest mountain peak, and to reach it, we have to travel a rather challenging route softened somewhat by the spectacular panoramic views we enjoy. The route invites us to leave comfort behind, and depart on a spiritual and physical pilgrimage—finding ourselves in

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  • 13 2018 August

    Like the stars in the sky

    MÉXICO, Brenda López Garza • It began with a yes. And before that, with a call. She called us because she wanted to work with our virtues, but also with our defects. She chose each one to complement the other and to be her hands for the project that she had in mind this year: to stay in a

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  • 13 2018 August

    “It is the Lord” – Postcards of Santiago Ferrero’s priestly ordination

    ARGENTINA, Claudia Echenique, with material from schoenstatt.org.ar • On the afternoon of Saturday, 28 July, Santiago Nicolás Ferrero Arinci was ordained as a priest with the laying on of hands by Bishop Francisco Pistilli, the Pa’i at the Córdoba Cathedral. Scores of Schoenstatt Father priests and seminarians, along with hundreds of relatives and friends filled the church to capacity.

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  • 13 2018 August

    Schoenstatt couples at the heart of the World Meeting of Families

    COSTA RICA, Lourdes Rosabal • Lately Costa Rican couples are eagerly preparing for the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) with Pope Francis, 22 -26 August, 2018. They are not only going to participate, but they have also been assigned the task as a country to prepare the Schoenstatt Families’ Meeting that will attend WMOF in Dublin, in a parish

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  • 12 2018 August

    Embodying Father Kentenich’s charism— a point of reference now and for subsequent generations

    In Memory of Fr. Humberto Anwandter, Editorial Team • “With the death of every person who dies, a world dies”, Gerhard Hauptmann says, “and everyone who dies takes something of us with them.” And he leaves something of himself with us. As Christians, we know that he/she remains with us. When Fr. Humberto Anwandter, of the Schoenstatt founding generation and

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Schoenstatt - Reaching out

“Greater commitment, less wear”

PARAGUAY, Tania Bobadilla • I am a Rosary Campaign missionary, and I coordinate the Schoenstattt Youth Ministry in Horqueta north of Asuncion, Paraguay. On 18 July, the Campaign’s first mission began in Fulgencio Yegros, 850 km from my city. This mission included

August 13, 2018
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Pray for Synod

Pray for Synod: are we going to unite with this great initiative?

SYNOD 2018, María Fischer • On the 31st of December the large survey in preparation for Synod 2018 ended. Now what? “Join us, dedicate a prayer for Synod 2018. One prayer. Each day. The whole world. Together we are Church.” This invitation for the initiative, “Pray for Synod” extended from its website as well as other social media sites (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram), invites young people, older people and the entire Church to accompany the preparation for the Synod about Youths—Faith and Discernment in October 2018— with a network of prayer. “It is a question of being able to live a […]

January 20, 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

Celebrating 50 years with Vitor Possetti’s diaconate ordination

BRAZIL, Cassio Leal • The 29th of July was a very special day for the Schoenstatt Fathers and the Jaraguá Sion Shrine. In almost five decades since the Shrine’s founding, the Schoenstatt Family has finally celebrated the first diaconate ordination of a

August 13, 2018

Something to think about

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“Where is My Potato?” Fr Kentenich asked

ENCOUNTER WITH FR KENTENICH, Fr José María García Sepúlveda • “Where is my potato?” A somewhat surprising question put by Fr Joseph Kentenich, Schoenstatt’s founder, when he looked at a photo of seminary students of the Schoenstatt Fathers. “My potato” was Fr

August 1, 2018
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Schoenstatt couples at the heart of the World Meeting of Families

COSTA RICA, Lourdes Rosabal • Lately Costa Rican couples are eagerly preparing for the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) with Pope Francis, 22 -26 August, 2018. They are not only going to participate, but they have also been assigned the task as a country to prepare the Schoenstatt Families’ Meeting

August 13, 2018

Campaign

“Greater commitment, less wear”

PARAGUAY, Tania Bobadilla • I am a Rosary Campaign missionary, and I coordinate the Schoenstattt Youth Ministry in Horqueta north of Asuncion, Paraguay. On 18 July, the Campaign’s first mission began in Fulgencio Yegros, 850 km from my city. This mission included

August 13, 2018

Missions

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“Greater commitment, less wear”

PARAGUAY, Tania Bobadilla • I am a Rosary Campaign missionary, and I coordinate the Schoenstattt Youth Ministry in Horqueta north of Asuncion, Paraguay. On 18 July, the Campaign’s first mission began in Fulgencio Yegros, 850 km from my city. This mission included

August 13, 2018
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Embodying Father Kentenich’s charism— a point of reference now and for subsequent generations

In Memory of Fr. Humberto Anwandter, Editorial Team • “With the death of every person who dies, a world dies”, Gerhard Hauptmann says, “and everyone who dies takes something of us with them.” And he leaves something of himself with us. As Christians,

August 12, 2018

Original Shrine

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Life is about experiences

ORIGINAL SHRINE, Josemaría Sanguinetti • Life is about experiences. Each moment marks you, for better or worse. What we’re living here is a great experience that will remain with us the rest of our lives. We’ve only been in the Boys’ Youth

August 5, 2018
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