wedding Tag

GERMANY, Tobias Büdel • The relationship between two partners is like a campfire. With the first spark of love the flame begins to burn. Yet, without regular replenishment of the logs, the blazing fire will diminish over time. The Wedding-REVIVAL should become such a log for marriage – new breeding ground for the flames of love.— It is easy to describe the added value of the wedding REVIVAL in Dietershausen with this metaphor. Ten couples were able to enjoy an intimate four-course menu from chef Enrico Meder – with00 romanticRead More
Maria Fischer • Pope Francis’ joy was palpable as he spoke about World Youth Day during the first general audience after summer vacation: “Let us begin precisely with the young people, who were the primary reason for the Journey. Once again they have answered the call: they came from all over the world – some of them are even here! [indicating pilgrims in the Hall]. A celebration of colors, of different faces, of languages, of diverse histories. I don’t know how they do it: they speak different languages, but theyRead More
PARAGUAY, by Gissela Peralta – “Mass on 1 May in Tuparenda (2)” • Tuparenda, the house of God, is a place I’ve visited with my family since I was a little girl. It’s also where I had a special experience this Sunday during Mass. I am getting married in eight months and I’m preparing for the moment when I start my own family, listening to each conversation, each experience that can help me. At breakfast, before going to mass, the conversation was about the importance of good relationships and, inRead More
By Sarah-Leah Pimentel, South Africa • It’s been ten months since about 5,000 representatives (and thousands more who were watching at home) of the International Schoenstatt Family gathered in the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican for an unforgettable encounter with Pope Francis. The audience was more than just the final big event of the two-week celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Schoenstatt Movement and the Covenant of Love in a small shrine in Germany. Fr. José Maria Garcia, in the introduction to the book containing Pope Francis’ messageRead More