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Our Lady of Kibeho in Saskatoon

Our Lady of Kibeho (Rwanda) continues to share her message in North America. This weekend the presentation was in Saskatoon, Canada to the broth [...]

Community day in Alpharetta GA

Have you tried bilingual praise? In the Georgia/Alabama Community we are practicing Spanish/English praise. It was a great joy to share our Comm [...]

PA Community Day: the Teaching of the Rosary

Last Sunday, PA had their monthly Community Day. It was a joyful and prayerful day of gathering, with plenty of laughs, good food, and faith sha [...]

Step towards priesthood for Lynx

Last Sunday, our community brother Lynx took the second step towards his priesthood by being instituted as an Acolyte! Let us support him with [...]

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Testimonies

Walking with Mary on the Path of Faith

The Marian consecration: as members of the Emmanuel Community, we seek to live out this consecration everyday when we pray St Louis de Montfort’ [...]

Experience of Mercy

On Friday, October 13th (100th anniversary of the final apparition of Our Lady at Fatima), another Mercy Night was held at the Church of Saint C [...]

St. Margaret Mary and Sacred Heart

Before our family began walking with the Community, I honestly did not have a devotion to the Sacred Heart. Throughout my life, I have prayed th [...]

Inspirations

The Theo-Drama: When Christ Calls, He Calls Us ...

A memory I keep going back to during the past three months was when I found myself at sunset at the peak of the French Alps, overlooking a large [...]

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Thank you for visiting our blog. We are the Emmanuel Community, North America – A Roman Catholic International Public Association of the Faithful of Pontifical Right. We are currently present in over 11 States reaching from East to West and in 3 Canadian Provinces. Internationally we are present on every continent!


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The Emmanuel Community is a Catholic lay international community that brings together faithful that share a common call to strive for holiness and commit themselves to actively live their faith in their daily lives through adoration, compassion and evangelization; thus fulfilling their call as the first believers did who had “only one heart and one soul!” (Acts 4:32).

The Emmanuel community is for men and women of all walks of life: from ordinary, professional and social backgrounds, of different classes, ages and nationalities. We are a community made up of different vocations: lay people (married couples, single men and women, youth), priests and lay men and women consecrated in celibacy. In sharing this common call of “one heart and soul”, the members, no matter their vocation, form a strong bond and unity that is lived and witnessed to others in the joy and compassion of living a life centered on Jesus Christ in every thing they do.

This unity is expressed in a particular fraternal life through weekly gatherings known as households as well as monthly meetings and national meetings. These allow brothers and sisters to come together to share how the Lord is working in their lives; how they are striving to evangelize in their every day and bringing their important petitions so that they may carry one another in prayer. It also gives them an opportunity to go deeper in faith formation through different teachings and talks. These meetings and the larger gatherings helps to reinvigorate their call to serve the Lord, the Church and one another, particularly through evangelization. Unity is also manifested in various other services such as compassion to the poor and sick as well as a variety of apostolic efforts rooted in the mission of the new evangelization.

The three main pillars of the Emmanuel community are Adoration, Compassion and Evangelization. Through the commitment to daily Eucharistic Adoration, community brothers and sisters are able to contemplate and strive to imitate the compassionate heart of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Hence the Lord’s compassion naturally leads them to desire to evangelize those around them and all those they meet in their every day lives: on the street, at work, in school and most of all, at home. Their mission? That all men come to know the person of Jesus Christ!

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