Communication Category

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 1 March after receiving the weekly Schoenstatt.org newsletter, compiled for many years by Monina Crivelli, a co-founder of Schoenstatt.org. Kikí is one of the almost six thousand recipients of this newsletter that every Monday opens the doors to Schoenstatt.org. Every Monday, she not only reads the news, butRead More
By Verónica Gutiérrez • Responsibility for the truth I’ve been a journalist for two years but I’ve been attracted to this field for a long time. I don’t have a very long career, but if I add my studies, it’s been six years. If we add to this, the time that I’ve been paying attention to the media, then we’re talking about many more. Today I want to comment on what Pope Francis told the media that touches me personally. Pope Francis, in his message for the 52nd World CommunicationsRead More
Carlos Barrio and Lipperheide, Argentina, author of “La alegría en el trabajo” [Joy in work] • Comments on Pope Francis’ prayer for the 52nd World Communications Day (2018)  — Lord, make us instruments of your peace. Help us to recognize the evil latent in a communication that does not build communion. Help us to remove the venom from our judgements. Help us to speak about others as our brothers and sisters. You are faithful and trustworthy; may our words be seeds of goodness for the world: where there is shouting,Read More
POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE FOR WORLD COMMUNICATION DAY, by the editorial team • The feast of St. Francis de Sales, the patron saint of journalists, celebrated on 24 January, was also the day Pope Francis published his message for the 52nd World Communications Day. In his message, Francis spoke about “fake news” and “journalism for peace.” From the editorial team of schoenstatt.org, as part of its commitment to professional communication that is in solidarity with and at the service of a covenant culture, we not only want to share this message,Read More
CHILE, Maria Fischer with “Razón en Cristo” (Reason in Christ) • Did you know that in Amoris Laetitia, the Pope speaks of the family from the aspect of the Covenant of Love?  If you do not, it is worth reading – or watch the testimony of Pilar and Luis Jensen in the video on REC, Razón en Cristo. Two married people in the setting of an REC event were invited to give their testimony.  Stemming from their experience of thirty-five years of marriage, Pilar and Luis narrate on the vocationRead More
BONDS OF SOLIDARITY, Maria Fischer • For over five years, Schoenstatt.org has hosted a service that imitates Fr. Kentenich’s initiative in the early years of Schoenstatt, the beginnings of a  Schoenstatt that goes out, specifically to the World War I trenches, making it possible for prayers, thanksgiving and commitments of the Schoenstatt youth to reach the their “little chapel” as they called what we today know as our Original Shrine. By clicking on the “Letters for Mary” link, you can send letters to the Blessed Mother from anywhere in theRead More
WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION 2017 • «Fear not, for I am with you» (Is 43:5). Communicating hope and trust in our time: This is the motto chosen by Pope Francis for the World Day of Social Communication celebrated in 2017. The press release says:   Numbness of conscience or letting desperation get the better of us are two possible “diseases” that our current communication system can cause. It is possible that our conscience is cauterised, as Pope Francis comments in Laudato si’, as a result of the fact thatRead More
HOLY YEAR OF MERCY – POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE FOR THE 50TH WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY • “Communication and Mercy: a fruitful encounter” is the title of Pope Francis’ message for World Communications Day 2016 which was presented on 22 January at the Holy See’s Press Office. The message was symbolically signed by the Holy Father on 24 January 2016, on the feast of St. Francis de Sales, the patron saint of journalists. The 50th World Communications Day will be celebrated on 8 May 2016. It’s a message that brings us joyRead More
Interview with Aleix Forcada Zamora • The 3MR project is an initiative of the Schoenstatt Movement’s Madrid youths; its aim was the realization of a non-profit film production seeking to spread Christian values. This film – which was just released – is inspired by M. Raymond’s, O.C.S.O, book, Three Religious Rebels. Aleix Forcada is the director of the project, and the editors of schoenstatt.org interviewed him. How did the idea of the film emerge? I suppose that it is the result of several currents of life that have been maturingRead More
ACIpress • A group of youths of the Madrid (Spain) Schoenstatt Movement has taken the life of “Three Religious Rebels” to the big screen; it is a novel that relates the renewal of the Cistercian Order on behalf of Saints Roberto de Molesmes, Alberico and Esteban who struggled to recuperate the poverty, simplicity and austerity of early monastic time, confronting misunderstanding from the other the monasteries. The movie is an adaptation of the book with the same title by M. Rayond, and in it the director, Aleix Forcada, affirms thatRead More