First Women in Schoenstatt

Emilie Engel

First Woman in Schoenstatt - Part 2


Father Kentenich said: If the Apostolic Movement [of Schoenstatt] should become a
world-embracing apostolic work, then women may not be missing.

Gertraud von Bullion


1920: The first women join the Apostolic Movement of Schoenstatt

The year 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of women officially joining Schoenstatt for
the first time. What was the situation like in Germany in 1920, less than two years after the end of the First World War?