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.

Author: Shaktiran Shagul
Country: Zambia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Life
Published (Last): 1 January 2007
Pages: 36
PDF File Size: 14.67 Mb
ePub File Size: 16.1 Mb
ISBN: 584-7-26264-538-4
Downloads: 37919
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Fem

On 18 October he drew up a founding document for a sodality that formulated a Covenant of Love with Mary, Mother of God and our mother. The Fulda Gestapo sent a report on the Movement to the headquarters of the secret police. September Learn how and when to remove this template message.

His work now includes five secular institutes: From he was separated from his work by decree of the Joe.

kenttenich As I am your own, my good Mother, guard and defend me as your property and your possession. Home at last Joes Fr. Let us give thanks to God for the year drawing to an end, recognizing that all the good is His gift. Afterthe circle of those who knew Father Kentenich expanded extensively. Kentenich’s beatification, a year-old priest still in office declared, “Kentenich never received any official act of indictment.

Father Joseph Kentenich – the founder

Legal Notice Disclaimer Privacy Policy. Latin Church Eastern Catholic Churches: Over the last three years of his life, despite his advanced age, Fr. He came from a ” good and honourable family “, according to the parish priest who wrote a letter of recommendation for the young Joseph when he applied to enter the novitiate of the Pallotine order in Limburg in There was a brief analysis of what these 50 years since Read More. Marian devotion allows him to overcome this crisis and discover the personal love that God, Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary have for him, a love that is not an abstract idea but a living reality.


The core of Schoenstatt’s foundation is the covenant of love with Mary, the Mother of God. Meanwhile Father Kentenich gave endless retreats, conferences and formation courses. From Schoenstatt to Milwaukee Fr. He had the charism of giving people a ” glimpse of heaven ” while still on earth to urge them to greater holiness of life. Joss these, the Servant of God Joseph Engling is particularly distinguished: Inhe sent three Schoenstatt Fathers to kenyenich them in their apostolate in Cape Town.

As a youth, he recognized his calling to become a priest.

A new kenteinch visitor is appointed, which delivers a favorable report. His great longing was to proclaim the greatness of the Mother of God and to form new men and new communities in which the presence and image of Mary would be resplendent. From 15 September to 15 September as a Family, we are invited to prepare for the celebration of the 50 th anniversary of the death of our Father.

He cannot feel drawn by a purely intellectual and lifeless religion. Kentenich continued to work for the Movement and founded the Brothers of Mary as well as joee Family Movement while in Dachau. Catholicism portal Book Category.

Let ketnenich give thanks to God for the year drawing to an end, recognizing that all the good is His gift. They made his love for Our Lady their own and learned to see Mary as a bridge to God.


He began his novitiate in He returned to Schoenstatt on Christmas, We will learn to educate ourselves under the protection of Mary, to become strong, free and priestly men. He considered this type of personal imitation of Christ as understood, and in the midst of all the trials, he himself became a FATHER for many. As instruments in the hands of Mary, may she use us to open up new Covenant ways! More than three decades kntenich, when witnesses were examined for the cause of Fr.

Kentenich, with the Read More. He is the inmate n.

Legal Notice Disclaimer Privacy Policy. First he worked as a teacher and educator in the Pallottine House of Studies in Schoenstatt, Vallendar.

Kentenich Archives –

Pope John Paul II reminded us of our responsibility in this sense: Of the 12, prisoners, there are 2, priests.

Two years later, he entered the Pallottines Minor Seminary of Ehrenbreitstein.

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.

There he consolidated his Work to international levels.

Kentenich Category

Katharina had to look for a permanent job in order to support her child. Knetenich process for his beatification was opened on 10 February On 4 Octoberhe is killed by a shell in Northern France, [4] next to Thun-Saint-Martin ; the founder will present him as a model.

They needed to have an anchor, a spiritual home and a personal attachment.