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The Schoenstatt Way of Life

The Schoenstatt Way of Life

By Julia Monnin

A spiritually inspiring podcast for all members of the Schoenstatt Movement. Author and host Julia Monnin shares thoughts and insights on practical ways of living out the Covenant of Love in everyday life and gives simple explanations about the spirituality of the apostolic movement founded by Fr. Joseph Kentenich in Schoenstatt, Germany in 1914.
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Nothing Without You, Nothing Without Us
Nothing Without You, Nothing Without Us
Episode 43: "Each one of us must achieve the highest conceivable degree of perfection and sanctity according to his state of life. Not simply the great and greater, but the greatest heights ought to be the object of our increased efforts." - Fr. Joseph Kentenich (in the First Founding Document) What do we mean in Schoenstatt when we say, "Nothing Without You, Nothing Without Us"? And what does this saying have to do with our "strivings" and "contributions to the capital of grace"? You're about to find out! Tune in to this episode as author and host Julia Monnin unpacks some of these basic elements of Schoenstatt's Covenant of Love spirituality while encouraging listeners to join the Ohio Shrine striving initiative. The article mentioned in this episode can be found here: Nothing without you, nothing without us: origin and meaning – Schoenstatt.org
26:55
November 18, 2022
Now is the Best Opportunity
Now is the Best Opportunity
Episode 42: "Prove to me first by deeds that you really love me and that you take your resolution seriously. Now you have the best opportunity to do so." - Words from Schoenstatt's Founding Act. It may be easy to say the words, "You know the way for me, you know the time, into your hands I trustingly place mine. Your plan is perfect, born of perfect love. You know the way for me, that is enough." But just because it's easy to say them doesn't mean it's always easy to live them. Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin shares some thoughts on what is meant by Schoenstatt's message of "practical faith in Divine Providence." In this episode, Julia reminds listeners that true faithfulness to God is especially proven during the challenging times of life.
26:50
October 18, 2022
"The Women Stand": Reflecting on the Mystery of Our Lady of Sorrows
"The Women Stand": Reflecting on the Mystery of Our Lady of Sorrows
Episode 41: "The disciples flee, run away, while the women stand." - from a homily by Joseph Ratzinger (now Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI)  Have you ever found yourself gazing at the Blessed Mother standing next to her Beloved Son hanging on the cross with a chalice in her hand receiving each and every drop of Christ's Precious Blood as portrayed in Schoenstatt's Unity Cross and thought, "This is so beautiful! . . . But what does it all mean?" Then this month's episode might be particularly interesting to you! Join author and host Julia Monnin as she reflects a little on the mystery of Our Lady of Sorrows while sharing some homiletic wisdom from Joseph Ratzinger (now Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI), St. Bernard, and Schoenstatt's founder, Fr. Joseph Kentenich. - - - "Perhaps someone will say: 'Had she not known before that he would die?' Undoubtedly. 'Did she not expect him to rise again at once?' Surely. 'And still she grieved over her crucified Son?' Intensely. Who are you and what is the source of your wisdom that you are more surprised at the compassion of Mary than at the passion of Mary’s Son? For if he could die in body, could she not die with him in spirit? He died in body through a love greater than anyone had known. She died in spirit through a love unlike any other since his." - from a sermon by St. Bernard "Christian life is suffering and rising with Christ. . . . To the degree that I suffer with Christ, I can also rejoice with Christ. . . . [Therefore] 'Who experienced the greatest joy at Easter?' The answer can only be, 'The one who suffered most with Christ.' And that was the Mater Dolorosa, the sorrowful Mother." - from a sermon by Fr. Joseph Kentenich
29:28
September 18, 2022
Useless Worry and Marian Ponderings
Useless Worry and Marian Ponderings
Episode 40: Do you have a hard time keeping your mind from running? This is a struggle for so many of us! Tune in to this episode as author and host Julia Monnin talks about some of the differences between pondering in our depths, like Mary, and uselessly worrying about matters that are out of our control. In this episode, Julia also shares a few practical things she has found helpful in her own life to keep her mind from running away from her! ". . . and his mother kept all these things in her heart." – Luke 2:51
31:11
August 18, 2022
"Educating the Boys": A Discussion with Guest John Lalley
"Educating the Boys": A Discussion with Guest John Lalley
Episode 39: Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin sits down with Ohio's Schoenstatt Diocesan Council Men's Branch Leader, John Lalley. During their conversation, John shares his story of ever-deepening conversion and service to our Lord and Mother and the two discuss the realities and importance of growing, as men, in authentic masculinity and, as women, in authentic femininity. (Oh, and, to give you a little more insight into what to expect with this recording, it should be noted that this episode could also easily be titled, "A Step at a Time with No Plan: The John Lalley Story" 😊.) 
52:50
July 18, 2022
Mission Consciousness and The Father Eye Pilgrimage
Mission Consciousness and The Father Eye Pilgrimage
Episode 38: Join author and host Julia Monnin as she sits down with special guest Cathy Varno, member of the Schoenstatt Movement in Ohio and coordinator of the The Father Eye Pilgrimage currently taking place there. During their conversation, Cathy shares the story behind answering the call to coordinate this year's pilgrimage and she and Julia remind listeners about the importance of living with a consciousness of mission.  - - - "Schoenstatt proclaims as an essential part of its message, mission consciousness. In other words, this means that in this world no one is indispensable or merely is called to be a spectator. We all have a task to fulfill…..something to do…..in summary, we all have a mission. The Lord Himself sends us. We are therefore instruments in His all-powerful hands. In spite of all human limitations, we are full of confidence in the divine strength which works in us (…..'My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.' 2 Cor 12,9) Here lies our hope of reaching the final victory." - from www.schoenstatt.org
34:59
June 18, 2022
"The Father sees me; the Father loves me; the Father knows me."
"The Father sees me; the Father loves me; the Father knows me."
Episode 37: The Father Eye symbol from the Mariengarten Daughter Shrine (this Shrine was originally consecrated in Milwaukee, WI in 1962) has been on pilgrimage in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia traveling with the title: "Our Mother's Mission of Uniting the Ohio Family Around the Shrine." Why does this matter and what does this actually mean? Tune in to this month's episode to find out! Join author and host Julia Monnin as she discusses the history of the Mariengarten Shrine, the purpose of the Father Eye Symbol, and what these both have to do with Ohio's own (God willing) Daughter Shrine. "Our lives unfold according to a plan made by God from all eternity . . . It is a plan of love, a plan of wisdom, a plan of omnipotence." - Fr. Joseph Kentenich
30:31
May 18, 2022
Comfort in the Confusion: A Follow-Up Thought on The Four Temperaments
Comfort in the Confusion: A Follow-Up Thought on The Four Temperaments
Episode 36: "We must believe unshakably in the resurrection of Christ. . . . The great comfort in the confusion of our life today, in the great spiritual disaster of our time, is faith and confidence in our perfect resurrection and glory in heaven." - J. Kentenich (Aus dem Glauben Leben, Vol.1, pp. 81-94) Join author and host Julia Monnin on this episode as she shares a follow-up thought on the four temperaments while reflecting on an Easter Sunday reflection from Schoenstatt's founder, Fr. Joseph Kentenich. (See Episode #12 of this "Schoenstatt Way of Life" Podcast for Julia's original teaching on the four temperaments.) "In his letter to the Corinthians (2 Cr 4:8-18), St. Paul relates that we, indeed, must suffer anguish, afflictions, doubts, persecution, but does all this harm us? We are not crushed interiorly, we never despair; on the contrary! What holds us together and gives us strength? It is the spirit of faith in the glorious resurrection in and with our Savior throughout all eternity. As true Christians we will never lose courage. . . . Our cross is not too heavy for us because our Lord carried it for us and before us. One day there will be an end. . . . I wish you now, and I wish myself, and we all with each other, an Easter filled with abundant graces. We wish to become paschal persons like the Blessed Mother, people who live and realize the Easter mystery in daily life in its totality." - J. Kentenich (Aus dem Glauben Leben, Vol.1, pp. 81-94)
28:26
April 18, 2022
Complying with the Father's Wish
Complying with the Father's Wish
Episode 35: If pride is the root of all sin, then humility must be the heart of all holiness, right? But what does it really mean to be humble? Join author and host Julia Monnin on this month's episode as she ponders these questions herself while reflecting on the connection between Fr. Kentenich's prayer "I beg you, Father, for all the Cross and Suffering" and the "Litany of Humility". - - - Show Quotes: "I beg you, Father, for all the cross and suffering that you hold ready for me. . . . But if you want to preserve me from suffering—I only want to comply with your fatherly wish—then I pray: Keep all misfortune far from me; you are alone for me life's guiding star. . . . Father, let me finally be entirely converted!" - Prayer of Fr. Joseph Kentenich as found in the book Heavenwards "That others may become holier than I, provided that I may become as holy as I should, Jesus grant me the grace to desire it." - From the Litany of Humility "If I love the good that is in my neighbor as much as he loves it himself, that good is as much mine as it is his." - St. Thérèse of Lisieux
24:24
March 18, 2022
Shout-Out to Schoenstatt
Shout-Out to Schoenstatt
Episode 34: "Do you have any helpful hints to share with others about ways to grow closer to Mary through prayers, books, etc? Or maybe just some basic suggestions of things others can get started with?" Join author and host Julia Monnin on this month's episode as she ponders, not only these questions, but her inability to answer them! WARNING: This episode may, indeed, be a nonsensical one! But sometimes the obvious is just well, obvious! (To contact Julia with your own answers to these questions, visit her website at theworldisnoisy.com)
23:56
February 18, 2022
A Joyful Yes
A Joyful Yes
Episode 33: What do Fr. Kentenich’s “joyful yes” and January 20th have in common? You’re about to find out! Tune in as Schoenstatt Sister of Mary, Sr. M. Isabel, discusses “the second milestone” in the history of our Schoenstatt family, which took place on January 20, 1942.
22:01
January 18, 2022
Graced Souls: Inspiration from Sr. M. Emilie Engel
Graced Souls: Inspiration from Sr. M. Emilie Engel
Episode 32: "To see and adore God in graced souls is the original form of Christian adoration." - Sr. Emilie Engel We may long to be near our Eucharistic Lord at daily Mass and in Eucharistic Adoration, but what can we do during those times when this is not possible? Schoenstatt's own Venerable Servant of God, Sr. Emilie Engel, offers us some encouragement and guidance. Join author and host Julia Monnin on this episode as she introduces listeners to Sr. Emilie and shares some of her wisdom on this topic of seeing and adoring God in the graced souls that surround us.
16:40
December 18, 2021
Planting Seeds
Planting Seeds
Episode 31: Author and host Julia Monnin sits back down with wife, mother, and sister in Christ, Rebecca Willard, on this month's show. In this episode, the two share the (unexpected) way the Lord proved to them the point they were trying to make on last month's show: that we do our best as parents not knowing how, if, or when anything will actually sink in but TRUSTING that God will bear fruit—in His time and in His way—through the seeds we plant in our children's hearts along the way. Rebecca also shares with listeners a little gem that was handed down to her from her own grandmother as she talks about the ins and outs of what Fr. Kentenich called "The Schoenstatt Hour." - - - Details of "The Schoenstatt Hour" Plan on 1 Hour, Find Somewhere Quiet to Meet 1) Pray Together 2) In Charity and Love, Discuss Offenses with One Another: (Ask: Did I do anything to offend you this week? One spouse goes first and say what it was. Then the other spouse listens generously and responds with a question like, “What can I do to change it?” And then the other spouse goes.) 3) In Openness and Fruitful Dialogue, Discuss How to Handle Situations at home with your Children and Finances, etc.: (Strive to collaborate with each other in order to get on the same page so that you can be united in how you proceed.) 4) Discuss what's been going on in the Life of your Soul: (Ask each other about their spiritual life and discuss ways you can help one another grow in wisdom and grace.) 5) End in Prayer and Thanksgiving
24:60
November 18, 2021
Fulfilling Duties Faithfully
Fulfilling Duties Faithfully
Episode 30: "I know that Mary is the educator and I try to teach my kids the faith, I'm just hoping it's doing something and is sticking with them." - Can you relate with this statement of faith, hope, and love given by this episode's special guest? If so, then tune in as author and host Julia Monnin sits down with Rebecca Willard—a wife, mother, and sister in Christ—as they converse about what it actually looks like in a busy home to "fulfill your duties faithfully." (This episode is dedicated to the generations of the faithful men and women, especially those in our own families, who have gone before us. In love, we thank God for all of you as we recall the words of our founder Fr. Joseph Kentenich which read, "Only those among us who have first prayed for people can effectively bless them!" So, thank you—Grandpas & Grandmas and Dads & Moms—for praying for us! May God continue to bless us all.)
33:02
October 18, 2021
Longing For God's Presence In Your Home
Longing For God's Presence In Your Home
Episode 29: What are we to do when our lives of prayer become "blah" and we're longing to feel God's presence in our home but don't? How do we live trusting more and more fully in the words of our founder, Fr. Joseph Kentenich, which confidently remind us that "no one will be lost who remains faithful to the covenant of love!"? Join author and host Julia Monnin as she ponders these questions while encouraging listeners to pay more attention to their faithfulness in prayer and in the fulfillment of their duties than in how they may (or may not) be feeling about it.
23:17
September 18, 2021
Renounced Mother-Rights
Renounced Mother-Rights
Episode 28: "Only after she had freely said – again, in the name of mankind – the required yes to the death of the Redeemer, only after she had freely renounced her Mother-rights in favor of our claim over him, only after she had surrendered him for the sake of our sins and united her sacrifice with his – only then could the Savior exclaim in accordance with the precise unfolding of God's plan, 'It is consummated!' (John 19:30)." - Fr. Joseph Kentenich Struggling to send your kids to school and back out into the world? You're not alone! Join author and host Julia Monnin as she looks at these words of Schoenstatt's Founder to find meaning, purpose, and strength in the Marian perspective of renounced mother-rights. 
16:56
August 18, 2021
A Sinful Woman Forgiven
A Sinful Woman Forgiven
Episode 27: In this month’s episode, Julia shares with listeners the Keynote Address she gave at the 100th Anniversary of Women in Schoenstatt Event in Waukesha, WI on June 26, 2021. In the talk she shares her own story as a “Woman Touched by God, Authentic Reflection of Mary” as she reflects on how the Lord’s grace and mercy have been at work in her life (and in the life of her family) in powerful ways in the past twenty years. * This talk (titled “A Walk with Mary On the Road of Authentic Womanhood” is also available (in both English and Spanish) on the “Schoenstatt Wisconsin-Illinois” YouTube Channel.
01:32:33
July 18, 2021
Back to the Basics
Back to the Basics
Episode 26: "The more my heart beats in the heart of the Blessed Mother, the more my heart will beat in the heart of Christ." (Fr. Joseph Kentenich) - What really happens in our hearts when we enter into the Covenant of Love with the Blessed Mother? How is she at work taking "perfect care" in your own life? Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin goes "Back to the Basics" on this episode reminding listeners of the "exchange of hearts" that takes place in Schoenstatt's Covenant of Love.
18:14
June 18, 2021
In Memory of Gordon Lis
In Memory of Gordon Lis
Episode 25: Where would you be without Schoenstatt? Who do you have to thank for bringing you into this Movement? In a special way this month we, as members of the Schoenstatt Family in the state of Ohio, collectively thank the Lis Family. Gordon and Carol were the first couple to bring the Schoenstatt Movement to Ohio, and on this episode we celebrate the life of Gordon, who passed into eternal life on May 11, 2021. May he rest in peace.
22:54
May 18, 2021
John 16
John 16
Episode 24: On this special crossover episode, author and host Julia Monnin shares a recently recorded episode of the Darting Through The Faith Podcast. The Darting Through The Faith Podcast is a weekly show hosted by Fr. Sean Wilson and Julia Monnin. On this episode, Fr. Sean and Julia share some reflections on John, Chapter 16. In a particular way, they share insights into the possible ways Mary’s voice comes forth through the Gospel of John.
41:17
April 18, 2021
The Weekly Retreat
The Weekly Retreat
Episode 23: "To swim in the ocean of mercies means to savor frequently all the gifts of love that God ever gave to me personally." (Fr. Joseph Kentenich) - Have you ever wanted to slow life down enough to stop and smell the roses? Then tune in to this episode on The Weekly Retreat! Taking a look at the book of Genesis, Chapter 2, author and host Julia Monnin shares with listeners one possible way to enter more fully into God's day of rest.
19:24
March 18, 2021
The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross
The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross
Episode 22: "As often as I may lovingly contemplate your cross, let me trust no longer in money and possessions so that I can give myself with heart and mind, carefree and completely, to you and to my Mother." (Fr. Joseph Kentenich, Heavenwards) - Taking this quote as her inspiration for this episode, tune in as author and host Julia Monnin gives listeners some questions to ponder in prayer as we begin another season of Lent.
21:08
February 18, 2021
Small and Simple
Small and Simple
Episode 21: "When we acknowledge our smallness, God draws us into the very depth of his heart. It is wrong to become restless." (Fr. Joseph Kentenich) - What does this really mean? And how can we "become like children" and imitate our Mother by becoming a "little Mary" in the world? Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin ponders these questions (and more!) as she takes a closer look at our Lord's words found in Luke 18:15-17. "People were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them, and when the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. Jesus, however, called the children to himself and said, 'Let the children come to me and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Amen, I say to you, whoever does not accept the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it.'"
18:30
January 18, 2021
Remain Still
Remain Still
Episode 20: "We will remain still when God wants to form us as instruments for the redemption of the world." - Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin takes a look at a reflection on the 5th Joyful Mystery, The Finding of Jesus in the Temple, written by Schoenstatt’s founder Fr. Joseph Kentenich. 
15:40
December 18, 2020
Living the Covenant: Part 2
Living the Covenant: Part 2
Episode 19: Tune is as author and host Julia Monnin shares some of the practical ways listeners of this show strive to live out their Covenant of Love in their everyday lives. This is Part 2 of the "Living the Covenant" series. Let us learn from one another!
23:19
November 18, 2020
Living the Covenant: Part 1
Living the Covenant: Part 1
Episode 18: Tune is as author and host Julia Monnin celebrates the 106th anniversary of the Schoenstatt Movement by sharing some of the practical ways she strives to live out her Covenant of Love in her everyday life. And be sure to tune in next month for Part 2, where she shares what other listeners are doing to live out theirs. Let us learn from one another!
26:02
October 18, 2020
What is Membership Dedication?
What is Membership Dedication?
Episode 17: What is Membership Dedication in the Schoenstatt Movement? Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin sits down with special guest Susan Bernhold (Diocesan Leader of the Schoenstatt Mother's League in Ohio) as the two take a closer look at this question while welcoming 18 of the Movement's newest Members in the Mother's League. - - - "Members come from the ranks of the associate members who feel that they are called to a stronger leadership role in the League. After an appropriate time of growth into Schoenstatt, they are accepted at the 'membership dedication.' This dedication is a moment of further growth into the covenant of love. Members take on greater commitments in the League and generally form the leadership backbone of the League’s activities (leadership circle, membership circle or the like). Their commitments are: - a permanent apostolate in keeping with their state in life, - permanent striving for sanctity through the use of the educational tools proper to the movement: Personal Ideal, Particular Examination, Spiritual Daily Order with written control, and a monthly report, if possible, to a stable confessor, - committed participation in the community of the League: if possible in a Schoenstatt group, in the activities organized by the diocesan branch of the League to which one belongs, in the leadership or membership circle to the extent this is possible." Source: https://www.theschoenstattcloud.com/schoenstatt/200-questions/26-chapter-seven-about-schoenstatt-s-organization-and-structure
21:52
September 18, 2020
The Promises and Requests of Mary
The Promises and Requests of Mary
Episode 16: “Nothing without you. Nothing without us.” - Taken from the founding document of the Schoenstatt Movement, the Promises and Requests of Mary give those who make their Covenant of Love a beautiful foundational piece of their covenantal relationship with our Mother Thrice Admirable. On this episode author and host Julia Monnin reviews the 6 promises and 6 requests of Mary and invites listeners to enter more fully into carrying out at least one of these requests daily. 
23:59
August 18, 2020
The Beatitudes
The Beatitudes
Episode 15: "Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven" (Matthew 5:10). - On this episode author and host Julia Monnin takes a look at the Scripture passages found in Matthew 5:1-12 and Acts 5:12-42 as she reminds listeners not to fear the persecution that sometimes finds us in this world but to instead "rejoice that [you have been] considered worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the name" (Acts 5:41).
13:48
July 18, 2020
Shrine Stories: Part 2
Shrine Stories: Part 2
Episode 14: "The Schoenstatt Movement is a powerhouse of grace." Often this statement is the lived reality of members making their Covenant of Love and of the many persons making pilgrimages to the Schoenstatt Shrines. Tune is as author and host Julia Monnin sits down with special guest Dr. Joey Miles as he shares his own personal example of the "powerhouse of graces" he received while visiting the Schoenstatt Daughter Shrine in Austin, TX back in 2017.
37:46
June 18, 2020
Shrine Stories: Part 1
Shrine Stories: Part 1
Episode 13: "The Schoenstatt Movement is a powerhouse of grace." Often this statement is the lived reality of members making their Covenant of Love and of the many persons making pilgrimages to the Schoenstatt Shrines. Tune is as author and host Julia Monnin shares examples of the "powerhouse of graces" she has received while visiting some of the Daughter Shrines in the movement and introduces you to one of the most miraculous of them all, her 2 ½ year old son AJ. * CORRECTION: You'll notice on this episode that I'm not great with dates. (Sorry about that!) With that being said, my first pregnancy (which resulted in a miscarriage) was in 2011, not in 2013.
28:03
May 18, 2020
The Four Temperaments: A Spiritual Perspective
The Four Temperaments: A Spiritual Perspective
Episode 12: Ever wonder why you have a tendency to react a certain way in certain situations? Why one person might prefer to be in charge and call all of the shots while another would much rather stay hidden and let someone else make all of the decisions? Having a basic understanding of the four temperaments might help! Listen in as author and host Julia Monnin presents this class to a group of college students and you might just learn along the way which of the four temperaments God gave you. (For class related handouts, contact Julia via her website at www.theworldisnoisy.com or on Facebook @ Julia Monnin, Author.)
01:43:29
April 18, 2020
The Tree Beside Running Waters
The Tree Beside Running Waters
Episode 11: Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin bears her heart and soul about the recent cancellation of all publicly celebrated Catholic Masses and looks to the Blessed Mother for strength and guidance as she prayerfully responds to the question, "Now what?". 
22:05
March 18, 2020
At the Foot of the Cross
At the Foot of the Cross
Episode 10: As we grow spiritually the Lord slowly teaches us how to transition from resisting suffering to accepting, and even embracing, it. Join author and host Julia Monnin on this month's podcast as we prepare for the upcoming season of Lent and learn how we can better imitate Mary. Yes, even at the foot of the cross.
19:45
February 18, 2020
Elevator Speech
Elevator Speech
Episode 9: An elevator speech is a short description of something that explains the concept in a way such that any listener can understand it in a short period of time. What is your elevator speech when it comes to describing the Schoenstatt Movement? Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin wonders about this herself and encourages all active members in Schoenstatt to consider how they would describe this Movement to someone who knows nothing about it.
19:11
January 18, 2020
Mary's Mission
Mary's Mission
Episode 8: What was (and still is) Mary's mission and how does her mission relate to our own?  Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin shares thoughts and insights related to these questions and wonders if pure devotion to Mary really is a "shortcut" on the soul's journey to Christ.
20:57
December 18, 2019
Mother Thrice Admirable
Mother Thrice Admirable
Episode 7: Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin has a conversation with Sr. Danielle Peters and Fr. John Larson about their newly released book "Mother Thrice Admirable: An Introduction to the Mariology of Fr. Joseph Kentenich."
31:51
November 18, 2019
Women Touched by God
Women Touched by God
Episode 6: What is a "supernatural instinct" and how does it become awakened? Tune in as author and host Julia Monnin discusses some of Fr. Kentenich's thoughts on the Visitation of the Blessed Mother to Elizabeth and unfolds the meaning of the following words from St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein): "To speak to God is easier by nature for woman than for man because a natural desire lives in her to give herself completely to someone."
21:16
October 18, 2019
The Covenant of Love
The Covenant of Love
Episode 5: "I will be there God and they will be my people." Listen as author and host Julia Monnin unfolds the Covenant in Salvation History and explains how the "Covenant of Love" with Mary is an extension of the Covenant with God.
22:38
September 18, 2019
Your Role in God's Plan
Your Role in God's Plan
Episode 4: What does the story of the Visitation teach us about, what Schoenstatt calls, "Mission Consciousness"? Learn more on this podcast as author and host Julia Monnin shares thoughts on the importance of discovering (and living out) your role in God's plan.
21:52
August 18, 2019
An Open Door
An Open Door
Episode 3: Listen as author and host Julia Monnin shares thoughts about one of the foundational principles of Schoenstatt spirituality: Practical Belief in Divine Providence.
17:17
July 18, 2019
The Personal Ideal
The Personal Ideal
Episode 2: On this episode author and host Julia Monnin discusses Schoenstatt spirituality and gives listeners an overview of The Personal Ideal. 
20:08
June 18, 2019
An Introduction
An Introduction
Episode 1: Author and host, Julia Monnin introduces herself and gives listeners an idea of what to expect on The Schoenstatt Way of Life Podcast. She also spends a little time talking about the three graces from the Shrine: the grace of Inner Transformation, the grace of Apostolic Zeal, and the grace of Being at Home.
24:40
May 07, 2019