Schoenstatt AZ, Mothers of the Desert Meeting February 28, 9:45am, at Kathy’s Home Shrine

Greetings Dear AZ Schoenstatt Families,

January

“United with Mary, on fire, we go forward!” Readings can be found on the ‘Schoenstatt Mothers’ League site at Schoenstatt Wisconsin, https://schoenstattwisconsin.org/living-monstrance/

We prayed the Rosary in Barb’s home shrine, “Mother of Confidence”, before enjoying snacks and conversation with Ronnie, our new Schoenstatt mom!
We discussed Group Outline 1: The Eternal Woman https://schoenstattwisconsin.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2019-Living-Monstrance-Outline-1-Eternal-Woman.pdf

“Prove first by your deeds that you really love me”

Our Blessed Mother Thrice Admirable, through the words of Father Joseph Kentenich, founder of the Schoenstatt Movement
  • importance of our contributions to the Capital of Grace
  • importance in Schoenstatt that we prove first by our deeds our love
  • Mary as the classical image of a woman
  • what the “eternal woman” is meant to do for those around her
  • she is our model of holiness
  • we strive to imitate her characteristics

Brief Informationals

  • Sr. Jessica had a short visit at Kurt and Sally’s, during her AZ visit at the dynamic SLS2020 with thousands in Phoenix
  • Penny Power : save pennies for poverty stricken Dominican Republic
  • Discussion of visiting parish Deacons or priests, informing them of Schoenstatt

Our meeting closed with our Covenant Prayer, picking a Father Kentenich quote card, and then attending Adoration at St. Joan of Arc Church, where we renewed of our Covenant of Love.

Consecration & Covenant Prayer

My Queen, my Mother, I give myself

entirely to you, and to show my devotion to you,

I consecrate to you this day

my eyes, my ears, my mouth, my heart,

my entire self without reserve.

As I am your own, my good Mother,

guard me and defend meas your property and possession. Amen.

Updates

  • AZ Right to Life March/Rally, January 18, at the State Capitol. 10,000 attended and Schoenstatt participated. Abby Johnson was the keynote speaker.
  • Phoenix Catholic Women’s Conference, February 22, at Xavier College Prep. Anne Costa was one of speakers.

Upcoming

February 28

We will be meeting February 28, at 9:45 am. Change in place: Kathy Smith has invited us to her home shrine, “Queen of Our Families”. We welcome everyone! Please bring a small, healthy snack to share while we pray the Rosary and discuss Outline 2: Mary in our Everyday Lives https://schoenstattwisconsin.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2019-Living-Monstrance-Outline-2-Everyday-Life.pdf

United in Our MTA, Sally (cell) 262-758-2278


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