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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He attempted to teach Christians how to live out their faith. The Pope Video November Dilexit Ecclesiam He loved the Church.

It is at this point that, in a surprising act of faith full of hope, in the middle of this hellish place, Father Kentenich founds with a group of disciples the International Movement which extends the foundation of Schoenstatt to the world. He was ordained to the priesthood on 8 July and taught at a jlse in Ehrenbreitstein until when he was transferred to Schoenstatt in Vallendar near Koblenz on the Rhine, where he was appointed spiritual director of the pupils at Schoenstatt college.

He was a kentenlch fatherly pastor. In an old chapel of St. This page was last edited on 30 Septemberat In opposition to these ideas in fashion, Father Kentenich stresses the fatherhood of God and that of the priesthood in the Church, especially the episcopate.

Kentenich was able to make use of a little chapel in the cemetry in Schoenstatt where he put a picture of Our Lady that has become known as the MTA Mother Thrice Admirable. At the same time, it is a foremost task of the movement of the people and of the pilgrims to make known en masse the person, the charism and the mission of Father Kentenich.


First he worked as a teacher and educator in the Pallottine House of Studies in Schoenstatt, Vallendar. He then heard about the place of pilgrimage at Valle di Pompei in Italy, a fairly recently established place of pilgrimage developed by kentenkch Italian lawyer, Bartolo Longo who put all his trust in the Virgin Mary.

About Nazism, he said, “I see no place where the water of baptism could run there”. The Church wants to test our obedience, to kentenic that if the work and the holder of the work are marked by God.

Vincent orphanage in Oberhausen on 12 April He feels obliged to raise the debate by writing a long document on the work of Schoenstatt which is presented as a cure for the disease of Western thought, idealism. Joseph Kentenich, fondateur du Mouvement de Schoenstatt. They are structured according to the German practical spirit, with leagues, federations and later with secular institutesaccording to the degree of commitment of each of their members.

In fact the Marian Sodality of Ingolstadt, founded in and one of the first in Germany, jpse been responsible for kenntenich about a renewal of church life in southern Germany. Schoenstatt’s commitment to this covenant culture inspires it to go out from the shrines kentenlch the existential peripheries to “sanctuarize” the world, as Pope Francis says. Schoenstatt is an ecclesial Movement, where everyone, each according kentemich his individual vocation and united in covenant, serves the Church and its mission and the world God has entrusted to us.

These words were a faithful reflection of his life. If a human being, an earthly father can give so much peace and joy to the soul, what is Our Heavenly Father like? Legal Notice Disclaimer Privacy Policy.

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Joseph Kentenich Wide Horizon — Fr. Retrieved from ” https: He then begins a career which will end almost 60 years later when he dies suddenly on September 15,on Mt.


For this reason, Schoenstatt could not be totally a movement destined for a few, for an elite, or a community of leaders. With the outbreak of the Second World War in and the celebration of the Silver Jubilee of Schoenstatt, adversity struck the Movement.

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He returned to Schoenstatt on Christmas, 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 kentenuch, to the Church and the world, which always departs from the covenant of love.

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He began his novitiate in Reality is also transformed or changed through the spiritual power that this charism brings with it. Let us pray together that the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict.

The young seminarians grasped his intentions and testified by their spirit of sacrifice during the tough years of World War I. It is understood that a certain amount of madness is necessary to work with kehtenich schoenstatt.

Joseph Kentenich

Pope Francis — Recent Tweets. Wide Horizon — Fr. We want to approach his person from a well defined angle: As a youth, he recognized his calling to become a priest. From tohe preaches every year for more than 2, priests, and many other lay retreatants.

We are convinced that the great crises of the present times cannot be overcome without Mary” 12 September As a result, the congregation is proud and feels connected with the founder of Schoenstatt.