Original Shrine Tag

ORIGINAL SHRINE, Mary Cole • The renovation and refurbishments of the Original Shrine has been long in the planning. Ten years ago Agathe Hug, a busy gynaecologist, felt the need to “visit” the Original Shrine via her computer, as is possible at other places of grace and pilgrimage, and so was born the idea to have a webcam in the Original Shrine. Since then she and her family have brought schoenstatt-tv into existence. At first it was controversial, but the various jubilees and other celebrations have proved its worth, andRead More
 ORIGINAL SHRINE, Roberto González • As of February 1st, the Original Shrine has re-opened, resuming all its activities as usual.— The interior restoration of the Original Shrine is finished and some stages are lacking on the exterior, because they could not be completed as planned due to the recent cold and snow. Our beloved shrine with its open doors and refurbished, bright interior, welcomed us back home on the eve of Candlemas.   All spiffed up During three weeks, the Blessed Mother and Jesus made a short pilgrimage throughout allRead More
ORIGINAL SHRINE, Maria Fischer • Closed for renovation: From Wednesday, 9 January, the notification that can be seen on so many old buildings will apply to the Original Shrine, which is closed until 31 January. In these weeks when the youthful heart of the Church as a whole beats for the World Youth Day in Panama and the neighbouring countries. And the “heart” of Schoenstatt is closed for renovation.— In the coming three weeks technology will be installed in the Original Shrine for live TV broadcasts from the Original Shrine.Read More
ORIGINAL SHRINE, Maria Fischer, Roberto Gonzalez • Just in front of the Original Shrine there is a beautiful pine tree. It will soon be the Holy Night. … The lights are already shining out … — The beautiful Colorado Spruce that used to grow behind the Original Shrine has grown too large and had to be felled. However, in the time of Christmas it will have an honourable task to fulfil, because it has become the Christmas tree of the Original. It is not quite as tall and imposing asRead More
Santuario Original 18.10.2018
ORIGINAL SHRINE, Javier Lucín • Experiencing the 18 October in Schoenstatt had a special connotation, since we had come from commemorating October 4th, the centenary of Josef Engling’s death and of traveling in his footsteps. Thanks to the Covenant of Love, Josef Engling reached such a spiritual level that he offered his life for the fruitfulness of the shrine.—   This day in Schoenstatt was experienced in a lively atmosphere and everyone prepared to welcome many pilgrims from allover. Everything began with a morning Mass, where the life of ourRead More

Posted On 12.11.2018In Original Shrine

A trip as a family

ORIGINAL SHRINE/SPAIN, Sonsoles Sastre and Carlos Sáinz de los Terreros • When we were invited to represent the Family Federation on the Commission that was going to organize a Spanish Family pilgrimage to Schoenstatt, at first, we thought that it would involve helping with the logistics of the trip for the Federation members who wanted to attend i.e. planes, lodging, and so forth. That is, we would work like a travel agency. The reality was far from it. Upon arriving at the first meeting, we saw the pilgrimage’s make-up encompassedRead More
ORIGINAL SHRINE, editors • Fr. Juan Pablo Catoggio informed the international Schoenstatt Family in the evening of August 19, 2018, on the appointment of a new rector for the Original Shrine: from early 2019, Fr. Carlos Cox Diaz, from Chile, will replace Fr. Antonio Bracht, from Brazil.   Fr. Juan Pablo Catoggio writes: The General Council of the Schoenstatt-Fathers has appointed Fr. Carlos Cox Díaz as Rector of the Original Shrine for three year from March 19, 2019. Since mid-July, this news is also known in Chile and since thenRead More
ORIGINAL SHRINE, Josemaría Sanguinetti • Life is about experiences. Each moment marks you, for better or worse. What we’re living here is a great experience that will remain with us the rest of our lives. We’ve only been in the Boys’ Youth School for Leaders, and yet we already have stories we could spend hours telling. Our arrival from the airport to Schoenstatt is one such story. We didn’t know one another yet, almost all of us were traveling alone, but little by little, we began getting to know oneRead More
Escuela de Jefes - Leaders' School - Führerschule
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
ARGENTINA/EUROPA, by Carlos Cappelletti • During May, Fr. Guillermo Mario Cassone, a Schoenstatt Father, took a group of Argentinean pilgrims to Schoenstatt and other well-known pilgrimage sites on the “old continent.” Carlos Cappelletti, from the Diocese of Nueve de Julio Madrugadores, was on this pilgrimage along with his wife, and he shares his journey. — A first time grace-filled experience at the Original Shrine We just returned from a pilgrimage to Europe’s Marian Shrines; our trip was really an ocean of graces. First, we visited Vallendar, where we stayed atRead More