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Kentenich and Esser: Priestly Fatherhood

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Here is a reflection by Father Balthasar Blumers on the internal closeness and external distance of Father Kentenich, illustrated by his relationship with Fritz Esser.

A Guide towards the Light: An Experience with Father Kentenich

At the end of the previous article, Father Fleischlin described that he came into contact with Father Kentenich after his return from exile, not necessarily through personal encounters, but rather during large conferences and retreats. The following describes one such encounter he had in November 1966 during a retreat organized by his community.

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

There is a surprisingly large amount of written material about the four years in which Father Kentenich lived in Engers. Now Sister M. Pia Buesge draws our attention to three main aspects of Father Kentenich’s work in this small town, just 10 km from Schoenstatt, as shown by numerous photos.

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

The Schoenstatt Movement commemorated the 55th anniversary of Father Joseph Kentenich’s death with two activities on September 14 and 15, 2023. ” Father Kentenich possessed a fatherly heart full of love, and a filial heart before God the Father,” said Father Eduardo Aguirre, postulator of the cause for the canonization of Father Kentenich.

Highlights of the Encounter with Father Kentenich


Interview with Sister M. Eileen Johannsen, who witnessed Father Kentenich’s time in Milwaukee.
On January 23, 2023, the day of her 86th birthday, Sister M. Eileen arrived at Schoenstatt. Since then, she has traveled to various places in Germany, Austria, Hungary and Switzerland, talking about her encounters and experiences with Father Kentenich. Before returning to the USA on March 18, we asked her a few questions.

What does Trinitarian Assistance mean?

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In this month of August 2022, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Trinitarian Assistance by Father Joseph Kentenich in South America. What does this mean?