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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La Alianza

The Covenant of Love – a gift in difficult times

Every 18th, the people who have sealed the Covenant of Love with the Mother Thrice Admirable and Queen of Schoenstatt (MTA) throughout the…

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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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Father Kentenich

July 16: Father Kentenich founded two secular institutes in Dachau

It is not easy to imagine what it would be like to live in a concentration camp. There are tremendous challenges and difficulties: cold,…

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Sister Emilie

Sister Emilie: we can’t be perfect but we can shine

11 years since recognition of the degree of heroic virtue for Sister Emilie Engel A diamond, or better yet, a brilliant-cut diamond, is…

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