Schoenstatters Tag

SYNOD ON SYNODALITY, Maria Fischer • “A question: are there Schoenstatters in the Synodal Assembly?” asked Manuel Huapaya in an exchange of the team on Friday, July 7, when the list of participants in the first session of the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which will take place from October 4 to 29, 2023, was presented at the Holy See Press Office. — In presenting the list of participants, Cardinal Grech said, “We have tried to represent the whole people of God. For example, weRead More
If we really believe that Fr. Kentenich was a prophet, then we agree that, like all prophets he had a vision of future events. In the same way as we keep going back to the prophecies of the great prophets and interpret them within the context of our times, we can also do this with the life and witness of our founder, Joseph Kentenich. — Juan Zaforas, Madrid, Spain, core team • A few days ago, the core team shared an article published by “El País,” a SpanishRead More
PARAGUAY, by María Fischer, editors • “Thank you, Holy Father…” The moment the Alitalia plane approached the airport in Asunción, the crowds began singing the official hymn for Pope Francis’ visit to Paraguay. The hymn by the group, “Nazarenos,” with its simple lyrics which are the simultaneously loving and express commitment, had already been heard so many times and with great joy, given that four of the nine “Nazarenos” members belong to Schoesntatt, and that the “Nazarenos” have sung at the shrine in Tuparendá. This song would accompany the wholeRead More
By María Fischer • Saturday June 27 was the 30th anniversary of the death of João Pozzobon, the untiring missionary of the Blessed Mother and the founder of the Schoenstatt Rosary Campaign. He was invited to participate in Fr. Kentenich’s centennial celebrations in September 1985 in Schoenstatt and in Rome. But a few months before, on June 27, 1985, he was killed after being hit by a truck on his pilgrimage to the Shrine. He died in the presence of Original Pilgrim MTA (which was also hit by a truckRead More