Fr. Hans- Martin Samietz Tag

GERMANY, Klaus Heizmann • Ten men on a sail boat for a week off the magnificent coast of Croatia and under a gorgeous skyline over the Adriatic Sea probably happens more often than not. The Adriatic Sea is actually blue and still invites one to swim in October. Yet the fact that one of the men is Father Hans-Martin Samietz, who helps to create a framework for religious retreats, in which everyone can find the theme during the days of the retreat that is important to them right now –Read More
Interview with Matthias Gross, Germany, Volunteer at Casa del Niño in Villa Ballester • Matthias Gross volunteered at Casa del Niño in Gran Buenos Aires from August 2016 to August 2017.  The Casa is located near the Schoenstatt Daughter Shrine in the Villa Ballester district and is a Schoenstatt Family project, the Family Federation and the Campaign of the Pilgrim Mother are the primary sponsors. Father Kentenich visited Villa Ballester several times, because many German immigrants found housing there after the Second World War.  This is the place, where theRead More
TOGETHER FOR EUROPE by Fr. Hans-Martin Samietz • We were surprised.  Eighty collaborators of the Schoenstatt Movement gathered on Sunday to celebrate a Mass of thanksgiving at the Munich Schoenstatt Center.  Throughout the weekend, Christians kept the city of Munich in suspense with the congress and the “Together for Europe” rally. And Schoenstatt was in the middle of it Eighty-nine Schoenstatters had registered for the congress. Schoenstatt held the third place, according to the number of participants.  Moreover, it was estimated that there would be up to 120 Schoenstatters involvedRead More