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Fr. Oscar Saldivar • Dear brethren: Once more, the Liturgy of the Word presents us a selection of Jesus’ parables, and in fact, today´s Gospel (Mt.13: 24-43) contains three parables. We are used to hearing them and trying to understand their message. However, what does it mean for us that Jesus chooses to teach in parables? At least two things: Jesus shows us that the daily routine, the daily language of man and his reality, can speak about God and his Kingdom. “Using imagery from situations of daily life, theRead More
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by Sarah-Leah Pimentel God writes straight on crooked lines. This is our experience of life. Sometimes our perfect plans don’t quite work. Other times we feel that we are on the right path and circumstances turn everything upside down. The newly-born Schoenstatt Movement of 1914 could not ever have imagined the events that shaped the history of its first 100 years. God chose to write on these crooked lines Time and time again, it seemed that everything was acting against it. Joseph Engling, Max Brunner, Hans Wormer – some ofRead More
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by Sarah-Leah Pimentel The history of Schoenstatt’s spiritual development is a gradual movement from a personal spirituality to one that is outward focused. A friend of mine once described the covenant of love as the soil that nourishes both the inner and outer journeys of our Schoenstatt life. The Blessed Mother takes the first step by inviting us to enter into a covenant of love with her. We respond by sealing our covenant of love with her, and in so doing, we embark on a journey of self-education – guidedRead More
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Sarah-Leah Pimentel. We have spent the first three weeks of our Lenten journey examining Fr. Kentenich's metaphor for our spiritual life as a seed and exploring the qualities needed for its growth.  So far, our reflections have been on our individual spirituality.  But Fr. Kentenich's words are just as relevant in the context of Schoenstatt's spirituality, for us as an international family, a gift to the Church and society.Read More