covenant of love Tag

Juan Carlos Lombardi, La Plata, Argentina, Family Federation, permanent deacon, answers today • Six months into the pilgrimage through the second century of the Covenant of Love… what is your dream for today’s Schoenstatt in who we are and where we find ourselves in the Church, in the world, and in our mission? Loving the Church as it is, and by wholeheartedly trying to give what our father, Joseph Kentenich, taught us in how to live as a family, how we relate at work and in the world. In order toRead More
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by Sarah-Leah Pimentel God writes straight on crooked lines. This is our experience of life. Sometimes our perfect plans don’t quite work. Other times we feel that we are on the right path and circumstances turn everything upside down. The newly-born Schoenstatt Movement of 1914 could not ever have imagined the events that shaped the history of its first 100 years. God chose to write on these crooked lines Time and time again, it seemed that everything was acting against it. Joseph Engling, Max Brunner, Hans Wormer – some ofRead More
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by Sarah-Leah Pimentel The history of Schoenstatt’s spiritual development is a gradual movement from a personal spirituality to one that is outward focused. A friend of mine once described the covenant of love as the soil that nourishes both the inner and outer journeys of our Schoenstatt life. The Blessed Mother takes the first step by inviting us to enter into a covenant of love with her. We respond by sealing our covenant of love with her, and in so doing, we embark on a journey of self-education – guidedRead More
GUATEMALA, org. Marisabel Soto is a university student from Guatemala who fell in love with Schoenstatt, and she dreams of participating in the Movement in Guatemala.  Upon receiving her letter, the schoenstatt.org editorial team put her in contact with Father Miguel Rodríguez OSB, the initiator of Schoenstatt in Esquípulas, and who with Father Julío Celada, has placed the Schoenstatt Pilgrim MTA on pilgrimage in Alto Veracruz in the northern part of the country.  In her letter, Marisabel tells a story of encounter with Mary through Schoenstatt…and counting on the solidarityRead More