Demonstrating Courage We do not have the coronavirus pandemic under control yet, and many things have changed during this time. Life in public and in the Church has been restricted, hindered, and paralyzed. On the other hand, initiative, creativity, and commitment for others has been awakened. During this time it is important to look for …

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Special moments

Capturing those special moments is an art. Over the last few weeks the “Queen of the Night” has been blossoming outside the Shrine at Villa Maria in Cape Town. The “Queen of the Night” is an extraordinary cactus which can grow up to seven meters. It has the most amazing large flowers shaped like majestic …

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Sr. Marina Funeral

Sr. Marina

She was well known throughout Cape Town The Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary are sad to inform you of the unexpected death of Sr M Marina Lawrence on 28th December 2020 at the age of 84. She died of natural causes. Sr M Marina played a key role in Early Learning  and was well-known as the driving …

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Overview – mission and News! Our response to the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic Helping Hands was initiated as a response to the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on families & the dire need for help with providing food to the destitute. Helping Hands was formed by the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary with …

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Statement from the General Presidium

This statement was prompted by accusations against the founder of the Schoenstatt Work, Father Joseph Kentenich, first in an article by Alexandra von Teuffenbach in the weekly newspaper “Die Tagespost” on July 2, 2020, and in subsequent press releases worldwide. Click here for the full text

Day of Sick and Aged

Each year during the month of February, a Day for the Sick, Aged and Physically Challenged is held at Schoenstatt, Constantia. Originally it was a purely Schoenstatt event which began in the “seventies” but over the years it has spread into the whole Archdiocese.  It is organised by the Schoenstatt Sisters and actively supported by …

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