Childhood. Joseph Kentenich was born in Gymnich near Cologne in In , he went to the Saint Vincent orphanage in Oberhausen. At his admittance to. Father Joseph Kentenich was born in Gymnich near Cologne, Germany, on November 18, As a youth, he recognized his calling to become a priest. Joseph Kentenich, born in in Gymnich, near Cologne in Germany was the founder of the Schoenstatt Family Movement. He came from a ” good and.

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There was no official lawyer and he was never brought before a judge, much less faced a complainant or a witness. Pope Francis — Recent Tweets. He had the charism of giving people a keentenich glimpse of heaven ekntenich while still on earth to urge them to greater holiness of life.

This page was last edited on 30 Septemberat Guttmann will save the life of the founder of Schoenstatt, destined to die in the gas chamber because of his poor health: The core of Schoenstatt’s foundation is the covenant of love with Mary, the Mother of God.

A few months ago, she joined the schoenstatt.

For the next seven years he worked vigourously at the development of the Marian spirituality and the training of priests, sisters etc. Meanwhile Father Kentenich gave endless retreats, conferences and formation courses. As instruments in the hands of Mary, may she use us to open up new Covenant ways!

It would be fitting to affirm two things: Each year, thousands come to his final resting place in the Church of the Trinity on Mount Schoenstatt. Kentenich’s beatification, a year-old priest still in office declared, “Kentenich never received any official act of indictment.

He also spoke of the ” blank cheque ” which amounted to the spirituality of self-abandonment to Divine Providence. He used all of the strength and the attraction of his personality to lead persons who would be entrusted to him to the closeness of God, to the total abandonment to the Blessed Trinity.


WHO WAS FATHER KENTENICH ? Dilexit Ecclesiam ­ He loved the Church

We have an immense richness that is not just for us, but also for giving this richness to those who need it more. He encouraged them to strive towards personal holiness and to have a supernatural vision of the ” new society in a new world “. In his diary, he formulates his spiritual journey, “God is my only kentenicy, He must also be the star that guides my life.

Then the charism of the founders proves to be an experience inspired by the Spirit which has been passed on to their own followers, so that they may live, protect, deepen and develop it further in communion with the Church and for the good of the Church. He attempted to teach Christians how to live out their faith.

Inwhen the Nazis take power in Germany and close religious houses one after the other, he doesn’t take too much time to send groups of the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary groups in South AfricaBrazilArgentinaChile and Uruguay to allow the Movement to survive for the case if the persecution of the Church in Germany got tougher.

The Covenant is what is known as the Covenant of Love made by all members of the Schoenstatt family in kentenicu little ceremony of consecration to Our Lady.

Notwithstanding his advanced age, he dedicated himself with all his strength to the direction of his Work which was world-wide. This covenant of love generates culture and covenant culture is the unique expression of our way of life and work, our attachment to God, to people, to nature and culture, to the Church and the world, josd always departs from the covenant of love.


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Schoenstatt is an ecclesial Movement, where everyone, each according to his individual vocation and united in covenant, serves the Church and its mission and the world God has entrusted to us. Maria Fischer Sep 27, His mortal remains are in the place where he gave his last breath. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. However, his kfntenich advocacy upsets the Apostolic Visitor, who sends the file to the Holy Office in Rome.

Vincent orphanage in Oberhausen on 12 April Schoenstatt is an ecclesial Movement, where everyone, each according to his individual vocation and united in covenant, serves the Church and its mission and the world God has entrusted to us. Kentenich, since he knew and experienced him personally.

However, this very cordial, joyful, confident Read More. In the Covenant of Love with Mary her ” children ” can undergo a spiritual transformation enabling them to go into the world with confidence and missionary zeal.

Joseph Kentenich

In all our actions, we daily hear the echoes of the words given to us by Pope Francis during the audience on 25 October” a culture of encounter is a covenant culture that creates solidarity.

Throughout his life, Father Kentenich received the special grace of sharing in the cross of Jesus Christ. He returned to Schoenstatt on Christmas, It is not only about defining his nature but also understanding his strength, his power, his mystery. Their first house in Switzerland was established in Among these, the Servant of God Joseph Engling is particularly distinguished: