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On the 18th of January 1934, ninety Years ago, the first Schoenstatt Sisters arrived in South Africa.

A longing waiting to be fulfilled. Sr. Melitta joined the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary in August 1930. As a part of her discernment process, she expressed to Father Kentenich her desire to work in mission countries. He assured her that she would be allowed to go if a door opened for the sisters to go […]

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Transforming Lives: Bringing Clean Water to 15 Families in Rural Kenya

A success story We are thrilled to share with you the success story of our recently completed water project in a deprived area of Kenya near the Tana River. Through your generous support and unwavering commitment, we have managed to bring clean and accessible water to approximately 15 families who have long relied on a

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Christ in the Mall

“Thank you, sisters, for putting Christ back into Christmas!” This was the comment of one young mother who encountered the Schoenstatt Sisters and some members of the Schoenstatt movement at a popular shopping centre in Cape Town. Several years ago, we Sisters began the apostolate “Christ in the mall”. On the last Sunday of Advent,

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Things to share

“God gives us things to share, God doesn’t give us things to hold”Mother TeresaOur sincere thanks to our kind donors who made the HERITAGE DAY celebration possible for Sandra’s Soup Kitchen children in Khayelitsha.The day was a huge success, the celebration was colourful, vibrant, joyful and loads of fun!Should you wish to experience some of

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Courage

Courage

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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