Founded in Love
Celebration in Dachau: Sixtieth founding anniversary of the Family Movement, and the Brothers of Mary
SPECIAL, Francisco Nuño/team. On Sunday, July 14, 2002, the Schoenstatt family movement will celebrate the 60th founding anniversary at the site of the former concentration camp, Dachau. On July 16, 1942, Father Kentenich, along with other prisoners, founded the "still missing" communities of Schoenstatt: the Family movement, and the Brothers of Mary. The Brothers of Mary will join the celebration in Dachau on July 14.
In the infernal world of the concentration camp, Father Kentenich, the founder of Schoenstatt, imprisoned there by the ruler of the "Third Reich", together with Dr. Fritz Kühr, prisoner as well, planted a seed on July 16, 1942: the great idea of marriage life as a way to live with and for God as a vocation equal that of the vocation to the religious life.
A big idea, and a big, challenging project –
An idea turning into reality in families
In the hoirzon of the time that Father Kentenich spent in Milwaukee (1952 1965), the idea turnied into reality, became concrete with couples who opened themselves up to the idea, resulting in
In gratitude and coresponsibility
The families of the Schoenstatt Family Movement want to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding by
The celebration begins at 10:00 AM in the former concentration camp; after a celebration of block 14, the founding place, and various programs at different places of the site, the day climaxes in the Eucharist at 3:00 PM under the title: Founded in love.
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