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ORIGINAL SHRINE, Zachary E. Larson • With 15 young men from six countries, the International Schoenstatt Leaders’ school offered a new generation of leaders the chance to deepen their formation. For 33 days, members of the Schoenstatt International Male Youth stayed at the Original Shrine, the fount of graces. They followed the footsteps of Father Kentenich, meeting the communities he established and studying the milestones of his life. Above all, these Schoenstatt leaders, no matter from which country, focused their energy on fostering a joyful, purposeful international community. In theRead More
GERMANY, Press Office Fulda Diocese, Maria Fischer • A great celebration for the whole of the diocese of Fulda is approaching: On Sunday, 31 March, the new Bishop of Fulda, Dr Michael Gerber (49) will be solemnly installed as Bishop in Fulda Cathedral. The installation takes place at 3 p.m. by the competent Metropolitan, Archbishop Hans-Josef Becker (Paderborn), in the framework of solemn High Mass. HR-TV will broadcast the service live from Fulda Cathedral. More than a thousand guests are expected to attend. – The Apostolic Nuncio to Germany, ArchbishopRead More
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ORIGINAL SHRINE, Ruben Elizondo • It has been six days[1] since we officially started the International School of Leaders 2018 that started 10 July. Twenty Schoenstatt college-age young men comprise the school: four from Mexico, Chile, and Argentina, and two from the United States, Costa Rica, Brazil, and Spain. — The goal and mission of the International School of Leaders is for us to deepen our formation in Schoenstatt with a strong emphasis on how to be leaders for the Movement, the Church, and the world. Learning about everyday sanctityRead More
TOGETHER FOR EUROPE – Press Release July 1, 2016 (1) • “Europe at the Moment” was the title of the second day of the Ecumenical Congress of the European Network “Together for Europe” in Munich. Michael Hochschild, Director of Research and Professor of Modern Thinking at the TimeLab in Paris, underscored the social and political importance of the Movements and spiritual communities in Europe. They are an answer to the question whether hope has a future, because we can see already today how things can be different tomorrow. “We areRead More
TOGETHER FOR EUROPE /PressOffice • “Five hundred years of separation are enough – unity is possible!” With this slogan the ecumenical network “Together for Europe” is issuing an invitation to the next international gathering, this time in the capital city of Bavaria. The Congress and Rally are supported by representatives in the political field and many Church leaders, among them Cardinal Kurt Koch from Rome, Bishop Otfried July of the Lutheran World Federation, the Rumanian Orthodox Metropolitan Serafim Joanta, the general secretary of the World Council of Churches Olaf FyskeRead More
NIGERIA, Fr. Javier Arteaga and Maria Fischer • Recently Fr. Javier Arteaga and Fr. Pablo Pol (Regio del Padre) visited the Schoenstatt Fathers in Nigeria. Upon returning to Argentina, Fr. Pablo Pol asked Mercedes MacDonough for one hundred MTA pictures and for Pilgrim MTAs with the texts in English on the back… A real story that was published in December 2002 on schoenstatt.org comes to mind: “Nigeria is one of the “young” countries of the Campaign: it began in 1999 when Fr. Pablo Pol from Argentina – who was stillRead More
INDIA, by Maria Fischer • Did you know there was a Schoenstatt Shrine in Kuttur, India? The editors of Schoenstatt.org admit that they didn’t. That is why almost one year after it`s blessing on August 31, 2014, this shrine is appearing for the first time on Schoenstatt.org – proving once again that Schoenstatt.org, which serves the whole of Schoenstatt, is “nothing” without the motivated volunteer correspondents who feel urged to communicate – via Schoenstatt.org – to all Schoenstatt about what God and his instruments bring about in their their region,Read More
Today’s answers coming from: Fr. Denis Foley, Sydney, Australia, “answering as an Australian”, member of the Institute of Diocesan Priests, driving force behind the Australian Schoenstatt Movement`s commitment with the Shrine of all of us in Belmonte. Six months into the pilgrimage through the second century of the covenant of love…what is your dream for this Schoenstatt in who we are and where we find ourselves in the Church, the world, and in our mission? To get some wheels under Schoenstatt in Australia. Facing the following  challenges: We are seen toRead More