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3MS (3-Minute-Stories), Maria Fischer • Yes, I know that the Easter season is over. But when we were allowed to sing again today at Sunday Mass for the first time in eight months, I was somehow firmly convinced that the organist would have to start singing this old Easter song right away. Resound loud, triumphant song. The Savior is risen. The church is alive, for she sings. — Silent night hummed very softly at Christmas mass. Soul, your Savior is free from the bonds only sung along in the heartRead More
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Posted On 04.07.2021In Covenant Life

Mary needs allies

ECUADOR, Fr. Rafael Amaya/mf • From our Shrine, Mary calls us to collaborate with her in the construction of the Kingdom of her Son Jesus, for this she needs docile children, her allies…. — On Sunday, June 27th, a group of ladies sealed their Covenant of Love in the Shrine of Quito, accompanied by their families.   The day before, several pilgrims, men and women, sealed their covenant as pilgrims. “The Covenant meant to commit myself to strengthen my relationship with Mary and in this way get closer to herRead More
vacuna
PARAGUAY, composition with material from the Diocese of Encarnación • Monsignor Francisco Javier Pistilli Scorzara, Schoenstatt Father, complied. He got in line and was immunized one day in June at the “auto-vac” at the Civic Center of Encarnación. — The Bishop of the Diocese of the Most Holy Encarnación had mentioned at the launch of the 5th edition of Itapúa Solidaria: “I am going to bless this vaccine, because only God and the vaccine save lives. I’m going to get in line and when it’s my turn, I’ll get vaccinated.Read More
gastar tiempo
Three Minute Stories, Paz Leiva, Spain • The other day I heard that some young people speed up the replay of their WhatsApp audio messages so as not to “waste time” in listening to them at the normal speed. — I think there is a difference between wasting time and taking time. Just as wasting money and spending money are not the same thing. It is not obvious… Last weekend a group of adults, six couples belonging to one of Spain’s Family Federation courses, held their annual meeting. It is notRead More
Rita Gódány
HUNGARY, Orsolya Török Endrédy / Maria Fischer • Today, Covenant Day, June 18, a remembrance of Rita Godany, founder of the Hungarian Schoenstatt Family along with her husband Robert and Father Tilmann Beller, appeared in the Catholic News Portal of Hungary, written by Orsolya Török Endrédy from the Schoenstatt Family Movement. Rita passed away on Sunday, June 6, four years after her husband Róbert. This couple was the dream of Schoenstatt in Hungary personified. — Rita Gódány, maiden name Rita Gregorich, was born on February 13, 1946 in Horvátzsidány. HerRead More
H3M
3MS (Three minutes stories), Miguel Angel Rubio, Spain • A morning, like any other I am at work, at a bank, attending the public. The office is located in a city south of Madrid, in what could be defined as the periphery in its very essence. — It is home to immigrants from different parts of the world that have come to seek a better future in the West. 80% of the population is foreign: Moroccans, sub-Saharans, also people from Eastern Europe (Polish, Romanians, Bulgarians, Ukrainians…), from South America (Colombia,Read More
Roma famiglie
ITALY, Gian Francesco Romano • Sunday, May 30, on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, a small group of young families who were accompanied by the Schoenstatt Movement in Rome finally sealed the Covenant of Love with Mary. After approximately two years of preparation, between education, pandemic, reflections and new beginnings, six couples decided to entrust their family journey to Mary, the Mother Thrice Admirable, Queen and Victress of Schoenstatt. — The road… troubled The proposal to seal the Covenant of Love with Mary came about in the fallRead More
knights of Mary
INDIA, Fr. Bibin Parambi ISch • “Health is Wealth”, right? During the pandemic, that has become almost a mantra, because good health has become the greatest gift. Our Blessed Mother has also protected us during this pandemic, just as she has throughout our lives. With her to help us, we have no reason to worry! In May 2020, the Schoenstatt Movement in Germany came up with the idea of ‘Coronamater,’ that is, to crown the MTA as the Queen of Our Health. The Schoenstatt Academy for Life Transmission and TransformationRead More
sacerdotes diocesanos
COSTA RICA, Juan Perez • On Friday, June 4, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the priestly ordination of Fr. Reyner Castro, a member of the Schoenstatt Institute of Diocesan Priests from San José. — He presided over and preached the homily during the Mass at the Family of Hope shrine, accompanied by Fr Luis Herrera (they both sealed their Covenant of Love with the Blessed Mother a couple of years ago). After Mass, it was time to share a meal. Several other priests arrived, including the vicar of theRead More
Santuario de Santa Cruz do Sul
BRAZIL, Maria Fischer • “What if we launched a large international campaign seeking contributions to the Capital of Grace to help our brothers and sisters in Santa Cruz do Sul to reconquer and rebuild their shrine? Let us create a great current of support and accompaniment for them and show them that there is also community in Schoenstatt. It is an idea…” An idea that Claudio Ardissone from Assunción suggested to his international team members at schoenstatt.org when he saw the pictures of the interior of the shrine, with itsRead More