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Posted On 18.06.2019In Kentenich

31st May “revisited”

Ignacio Serrano del Pozo, Chile • One of the difficulties that Schoenstatters, both the newly-initiated and those who are deeply steeped in its spirituality, have is understanding exactly what is hidden behind the mythical date of the 31st of May. This question has emerged again, as we celebrate its 70th anniversary, because it is hard to understand exactly what it is that we are celebrating: a famous talk about attachments given in Bellavista? A mythical letter to the German bishops that cost the founder 14 years in exile? An evangelizingRead More
POPE FRANCIS, editorial team • At the end of the Stations of the Cross at the Roman Coliseum on Good Friday, Pope Francis said a heartfelt prayer in which he asked the Lord to help us to see his cross in all of the world’s crosses. — It is an invitation into reality, into the concrete, to connect the news found in the newspapers with what is also experienced around the cross of Christ, to put names and images into each line of this prayer, which emerges from faith andRead More
FRANCIS IN ROME • At the end of the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday at the Colosseum in Rome, where the first Christians were martyred, Pope Francis turned to the people who were present and prayed a long and heartfelt prayer of reparation for the sins that humanity and the even the Church have committed against Jesus on the cross. Complete text of Pope Francis’ prayer: O Christ! Abandoned and betrayed even by your own and sold for next to nothing. O Christ! Judged by sinners, handed overRead More
ITALY, Angela Miccoli • In the parish of the Patron Saints, “home” of the Schoenstatt Fathers in Italy, a group of young people proposed a wonderful initiative for this Lent. To tell us about this is Angela, the main promoter of the project and former head of the youth group.   A Lent social – spiritual… this is the project we are experimenting with at this time. Everyday on our WhatsApp group, Gente Carlina, one of us, publishes the Gospel of the day and shares a sound clip of about a minute andRead More
by Maria Fischer, Editorial team • First, the report: Pope Francis had sleeping bags and small gifts distributed to the homeless in Rome during the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday. The Vatican almoner, Archbishop Konrad Krajewski, went through the streets along with volunteers and homeless people distributing the packages among those who were sleeping in the street. This work was carried out in “spiritual unity” with the Stations of the Cross that were being simultaneously held at the Coliseum, where Francis and tens of thousands faithful remembered Christ’sRead More