Munster circle

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Princess Gallitzin with her friends , group picture by Theobald von Oer , 1864

The Münster circle - also known as the Familia Sacra - was the salon of Princess Amalie von Gallitzin in Münster . Many important minds of the time frequented there and developed, coming from the spirit of the Enlightenment , a special form of Catholicism , which emphasizes the intimate bond with God and values ​​that charitable works arise from this attitude.

Among others are to be mentioned:

The circle existed from 1786.

See also