Joseph Kentenich Institute Award 2024: Pedagogy of attachments in learning

On Sunday, March 17, Anna Loriz received the 2024 award from the Josef Kentenich Institute (JKI). Since there is a second recipient this…

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The Mystery of January 20th, 1942

Many of us know the circumstances and the events of that day: The Founder is in prison and is declared fit to go to the Concentration Camp…

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Santuario del Padre

Kentenich and Esser: Priestly Fatherhood

In his apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis speaks of the anointed oil of mercy that all people should experience "as a…

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A Guide towards the Light: An Experience with Father Kentenich

For me it was an unforgettable experience. I had a tape recorder I had taken with me from my previous job. I had to sit near the podium to…

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Father Kentenich in the light of St. Joseph: Thoughts not only for Christmas

A Christmas image I would like to begin my contribution with a Christmas image. St. Joseph is usually seen either seeking shelter or…

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Did you know Father Kentenich lived in Engers for four years?

For years it has been the practice for the Schoenstatt Family to gather in the Father Kentenich House on Father Joseph Kentenich's name day…

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A visit to Gymnich, a place of transformation – Shall we go together?

On November 16, 1885, a very common incident took place in Gymnich: the birth of a child - Joseph Kentenich. In Gymnich! A small town, with…

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Commemorations of the 55th anniversary of Fr. Joseph Kentenich’s death

On September 15, 1968, in the early hours of that Sunday morning, on the feast of the Seven Sorrows of Mary, the founder of the Schoenstatt…

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The Father Kentenich Secretariat and how it’s spread throughout the world

Shortly after Father Joseph Kentenich's death - September 15, 1968 - an idea spontaneously arose: "I am going to pray for his…

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Deepening our relationship with our Father and Founder

Since 2020, Father's Secretariat in Ecuador, along with the Guayas Family League, has organized the Father Kentenich Workshop virtually,…

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