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P. Alberto Eronti, Argentina • What has come forth in the Family as a result of the article that appeared in the German newspaper, Die Tagespost, written by Dr. A. von Teuffenbach, and confirming the repercussions that have taken place in the Schoenstatt Family, leads me to write these lines.  — I had the grace of knowing Father Kentenich personally. His person, his capacity of acceptance, his simple luminosity and his deep spirituality, impacted and still impacts my life today. As I got to know him more and deepened inRead More
ARGENTINA, Martha Liotti • It all began on 13 January 2010, when Florencia Yasmín was born, at twenty-eight weeks, weighing 1.350 grams, and she was placed in an incubator. That same day, she received a visit from the Schoenstatt Pilgrim Mother in the modality of at-risk babies and children, and her parents consecrated to her Immaculate Heart. Two months of silent waiting went by marked by days and nights of farewells, which were always painful. Florencia grew healthy with no difficulties, and finally she was released weighing 2,300 grams. AtRead More
SPAIN, José Delgado-Iribarren • With many responsibilities to carry out, we have a very hectic life that often does not allow us to do other things that seem less urgent, but that would let us help others and make us feel much better. A couple of years ago, my professional situation has allowed me some time to do these things that in my case consist in helping disadvantaged people in our surroundings. It is about trying to follow Jesus’ call in the Gospel and to help our fellowman, anyone whoRead More
PARAGUAY, Marcela Encina • I met the Blessed Mother through my mother. She did not belong to the Schoenstatt Movement nor did she belong to any Branch, however, I believe that I saw the most fervent Schoenstatter in her. The picture of the Blessed Mother was present in my house since I can remember. I vividly remember her during my mother’s months of pregnancy waiting for my brother. My parents had prayed to her to grant them a boy after three girls, and I remember they were so grateful forRead More
By Hildegard Beckmann, Germany, Team GOTTvertrauen [Team Trust in God]• Yesterday, for a gathering, I took on the task of preparing one day of a novena with the subject for that day being: Gratitude. The application arrived quickly on the following day. Monday I went swimming, I did this and that, and when I returned home, my important documents were missing. What a scare! I blocked them all. Before going to the Residents’ Registration Office and the Drivers’ License Office to renew everything, I returned to the swimming pool toRead More
FRANCIS IN ROME • In this Wednesday’s general audience, Pope Francis asked forgiveness for the recent “scandals” in Rome and the Vatican and highlighted the value of bringing a child to life. “Before beginning the catechesis, on behalf of the Church, to ask for your forgiveness for the scandals that have happened in recent times both in Rome and in the Vatican. I ask your forgiveness,” the Pontiff stated during the general audience in St. Peter’s Square. The Pope dedicated his catechesis to a reflection on the “promises we makeRead More