February 24, 2022

Alaaf! Really now?

Just now I had a bizarre experience: I stood in the crowd and enthusiastically shouted "Alaaf!". Well, normally that wouldn't be so special, I live in [...]
October 24, 2020


It doesn't matter what we do - when he calls us to follow him, it means being radical. He calls us - the call. It is [...]
February 21, 2020

"Command one: laugh!"

No question: Carnival is a controversial topic. While some people train all year long and/or eagerly await 11.11. when it finally starts again, others make [...]
October 14, 2019

Dominican sermon

This week I am speaking on Domradio. From Monday to Saturday, I am called in the morning and interviewed live for a few minutes about the Gospel of the day. I am really [...]
April 15, 2019

Day 35: Irrational

Then Mary took a pound of genuine, precious nard oil, anointed Jesus' feet and dried them with her hair. Joh 12, 3 Women! Always these exuberant sentimentalities. [...]
August 3, 2017

Sister is transferred

It's that time again: I'm packing my bags, or rather my moving boxes. For six years I live now in Schwalmtal on the Lower Rhine and feel here [...]
August 16, 2016

150 years: back home

Now we are back home after a good two days of heavy anniversary celebrations in Montferrand, France. The impressions are not yet sorted, and I will here only [...]
August 4, 2016

Pokémon - NOGO

"Mary help!" That's how my older sisters like to pray. I don't know why, but Nintendo has now adopted it. Well, something like it, anyway. They've taken the statue of Mary [...]
June 2, 2016

Catholic Day: spiritual

The day before yesterday I wrote about the atmosphere and the encounters at the Katholikentag. But of course we didn't just go to Leipzig to chat. We were [...]