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Pentecost Congress

Pentecost Congress

Schoenstatt representatives from 28 countries participated in the Pentecost Congress around the Schoenstatt Original Shrine in Vallendar, Germany. Schoenstatt representatives from around the world listened to the voice of the Holy Spirit to find common international...

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Blessed Pentecost

Blessed Pentecost

Blessed feast of Pentecost to each of you! Today, we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and the birth of the Church, united in prayer around Mary, the Mother of Our Lord and our Mother.The descent of the Holy Spirit moves us to open our souls to...

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To Rise In and With Christ

To Rise In and With Christ

Words from the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 537 As we celebrate the mystery of our redemption, let us recall our participation in the life of Christ. Through Baptism the Christian is sacramentally assimilated to Jesus, who in his own baptism anticipates his death...

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Ten Minutes at the Crib

Ten Minutes at the Crib

This year on Sunday, January 2nd, the feast of the Epiphany, children and their families were invited to participate in “10 minutes at the Crib” at our International Schoenstatt Retreat Center. The children arrived shortly before 2:00 pm, and several sisters and...

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Invincible Trust Before the Future

Invincible Trust Before the Future

As we look ahead to a new year, to a new time, we are invited to lead from the shrine with trust in Divine Providence and charity to all.  The uncertainties that we carry over from 2021 to 2022 are the best opportunity to learn to trust in God's providential care....

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SISTER M. DANIELA

SISTER M. DANIELA

Return Home On November 27, 2021, our heavenly Father called our dear Sister M. Daniela Rensing home into eternity. She died peacefully at the age of 90, after a long and blessed life. Early Life Sr. M. Daniela was born on February 26, 1931 in Bocholt, Westphalia, in...

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My Queen, My Mother

My Queen, My Mother

Blessings to all on this Covenant and Founding day!   Our year's motto continues to inspire us: Lead from the shrine, with trust in Divine Providence and charity to all!       View video with summary of the October Convention: (PW: pjk)    ...

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The Rosary Makes Us Like Mary

The Rosary Makes Us Like Mary

This month of October, in the midst of so much uncertainty, we turn to our Mother and Queen and implore her intercession. According to the following reflection by Father Kentenich, the Rosary is not only an opportunity to pray through Mary's intercession, but also a...

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Queen of Unity, we crowned you!

Queen of Unity, we crowned you!

Crowning the Blessed Mother is something that we tend to see happening in the month of May. However, with the feast of the Queenship of Mary, on August 22, the Church reminds of the value of honoring the Blessed Mother by placing a crown on Mary’s statues and pictures...

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We’ll miss Andy Horn!

We’ll miss Andy Horn!

Andrew Horn was born on August 1st, 1927. At the age of 94, he returned to his eternal home on August 17, 2021. We will miss him, his smile, and his down-to-earth wisdom! But trusting in the title that he and Anna gave to their home shrine: "Victoria Patris," Victory...

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Thank you!

Thank you!

The Schoenstatt Sisters Thank You for Your Prayers Last week, three of our sisters – Sr. Annmarie, Sr. M. Gabriella, and Sr. M. Virgene – were in a serious car accident in Madison, Wisconsin. Many of you have heard about this and have offered us your prayers and...

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Queen of Unity

Queen of Unity

Our spiritual preparation for the crowning of the Blessed Mother mosaic in the House Chapel takes place during this summer between Covenant Sunday, June 20, 2021 and Covenant Sunday, August 22, 2021. In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the crowning of this...

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