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Entries from October 2011

Mariengarten Wayside Shrine Dedicated

October 18th, 2011

The Schoenstatt family gathered on Sunday, October 16, 2011 for the dedication of our Marian wayside shrine named Mariengarten.   The name Mariengarten has a rich history in the Schoenstatt movement.  German for Garden of Mary, the name reminds the family of a time when Fr. Joseph Kentenich was in solitary confinement during World War II.  Fr. Kentenich wrote to Sr. Mariengard and his Schoenstatt family that they could obtain his freedom by becoming “flourishing gardens” through their strivings for holiness.

With this new shrine at the Transfiguration Center in Ludlow Falls, Ohio we are confident that Mary is with us and that she desires to act as helpmate and educator in forming her children into the image of her Son.

Curtis Kneblik

Ohio Director

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Novena prayed October 10-18, 2011

October 4th, 2011

The Schoenstatt Family will be praying for the intention of the building of the daughter shrine in Ohio on October 10-18, 2011  If you don’t have one of the novena booklets you can contact the Schoenstatt Center in Waukesha at 262-522-4300 and they can send you one or simply pray a novena of your choice. Our goal is to unite spiritually as a Schoenstatt family for the building of the shrine.

Curtis Kneblik
Diocesan Leader

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Wayside Shrine Naming Ceremony at Transfiguration Center

October 4th, 2011

The Schoenstatt Family is invited to a special ceremony to name our wayside shrine at the Transfiguration Center on Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 1:30pm.   This will be followed by a time of fellowship and conversation around the name, the Family Rosary Walk at 4pm and Pot-Luck Dinner.

Transfiguration Center
3505 Calumet
Ludlow Falls, OH 45339

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