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BRAZIL, Luciana Rosas • Following the reaction to the article Abuses in Schoenstatt: a topic to be discussed, I realized that it is very important to give continuity to the topic and the debate, creating more knowledge, awareness, and empathy. This new analysis will be divided into three articles that will be published weekly, namely: Speaking about the comments, so that we can deepen the conversation about the most recurring themes in the comments published in schoenstatt.org when the first article was published; Are we prepared to receive allegations of abuseRead More
Luciana Rosas, Brazil • In light of all the discussions around the accusations involving Fr. Joseph Kentenich, the founder of the Schoenstatt Movement, and especially the way in which the issue has been handled in various Schoenstatt circles, including the General Presidium, it is absolutely necessary to start a dialogue and discussion about the issue of ‘abuse’ in Schoenstatt in an open, transparent, and objective manner. A lot has been said about sexual abuse — and rightly so, due to its effects on people’s lives and because, in general, itRead More
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By Paz Leiva, Madrid, Spain, 07.11.2020 • Mrs. von Teuffenbach: I have read your book. It was not an easy task and not because of the language. The documentation you provide made the screen blurry at times, a lump in my throat, or my stomach closed. I have had a hard time.— Nevertheless, I have to admit my admiration for you. You have accomplished in record time a work that Schoenstatt should have started in 1975. But we have been very busy, celebrating milestones, anniversaries, dates, and when not, weRead More

Posted On 30.10.2020In Kentenich

One of us

Vicky Ramirez Jou and Claudio Ardissone, Paraguay • What we are experiencing, from the denunciations and publications, will indeed be the pains of growth and maturity. We have to discern, dialogue, read and pray a lot. I hope that all the fathers and the sisters, all of us, will see the richness of Schoenstatt in its pedagogy and not only in the figure of Fr. Kentenich. — Fr. Kentenich was human and fallible, but the legacy he left brings us very close to God and our MTA, so the MovementRead More

Posted On 30.10.2020In Kentenich

A moment of discernment

Editorial schoenstatt.org • Just to clarify: this article is not about the book, but to inform our readers about its publication. Much less is it a response to the book or to the articles published about it, but rather a response to God who speaks to us through events. Paraphrasing your article, Ignacio (not available in English), the context of discovery is the book or are the publications of Mrs. Von Teuffenbach, the context of justification is the call of God at this time in the history of the ChurchRead More
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Wilfried Röhrig and Klaus Glas, Germany • “Klaus Glas and I got together a few weeks ago and talked intensively about the current situation in the Kentenich cause. Seven theses emerged from our exchange, which we would like to pass on to all interested parties. We see our considerations as an impulse for the further development process and would be happy about a publication on schoenstatt.org! With pleasure. And we from the editorial staff of schoenstatt.org would also like to receive many comments, as we have done in previous articles.Read More
P. Alejandro Blanco
Official Communique, Heinrich Brehm (Media Commission, Schoenstatt)• This summer, the General Presidium of the International Schoenstatt Work established an international research group intended to ensure a coordinated, joint investigation of key themes and processes in the history of Schoenstatt that led to the exile of Schoenstatt’s founder, Father Joseph Kentenich, in Milwaukee. The members of the research group were officially appointed at the Presidium meeting on October 12, 2020.— The goal is to develop a critical edition of various texts and ways of acting of Father Joseph Kentenich in keepingRead More
Interview of Father Juan Pablo Catoggio, General Superior of the Secular Institute of Schoenstatt Fathers (part 1/3) • For the 50-year jubilee of the Sion Shrine in Schoenstatt and as tribute to our Schoenstatt Fathers, editors and columnists of Schoenstatt.org (Eduardo Shelley, Monina Crivelli, Paz Leiva, Ignacio Serrano, and Juan Zaforas) wrote the following questions for Father Juan Pablo Catoggio, who is the Argentine Superior General of the Schoenstatt Fathers since 2015. Today we publish the first of three parts of this long interview. —     » I thankRead More
BRAZIL, Ana Paula Paiva • On September 27, the so-called E-Kentenich was held in Brazil: a virtual initiative of study groups on the thought of the father and founder. It was the third meeting of the cycle of studies for the year 2020, and the topic revolved around the new social order, motivated by the writings on the social thought of Father Joseph Kentenich, prepared by Father Humberto Anwandter.— E-Kentenich: Initiative for a Continental Country. The E-Kentenich emerged as a response for the Brazilian Schoenstatt Family, especially with regard toRead More
ARGENTINA, Maria Fischer • There are many ways to remember each year on September 15, the anniversary of Fr. Joseph Kentenich’s death, and this year, it will be in the context of the shocks of the pandemic and a serious questioning of the person of Fr. Kentenich and his family’s relationship with him. It can be done, as always, with Masses, with prayers, with marathons of memories, videos and photos… or, with an Episcopal ordination. By placing the life of a Schoenstatter and thus have a whole Movement at theRead More