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Mercy Night in Caldwell

Mercy Night in Caldwell

The fifth Mercy Night was held in New Jersey on Friday, November 11, 2016 at the parish church of Saint Aloysius in Caldwell! Once again, I’ve asked two brothers to share their particular experiences at Mercy Night. Juan Blanco, as a long-time Community member, shares his experience with the young Emmanuel Community in New Jersey. […]

Order of Emmanuel Books from France

Order of Emmanuel Books from France

Dear brothers and sisters, we are about to make a bulk order of song books and other books/CD’s from France to the US. We need to know what you would like us to purchase ahead of time so we avoid having too many left over items in the end. Please take the time to answer these questions […]

A reflection on Mercy

A reflection on Mercy

The Hour of Mercy The hour has come, from so long away Another lifetime has passed, before judgment day A soul released beyond body, beyond world To the choice between self or the mercy of God’s Word Was Faith like a rock and defended as is Or was it like sand that was molded by […]

God’s Mercy!!

God’s Mercy!!

God’s Mercy! This past winter, my mother-in-law was scheduled for surgery at a countryside clinic in Brittany, France . The whole surgery was supposed to last one hour. While she was in the recovery room, her blood pressure suddenly started going down. The doctors rapidly figured out that she had an internal hemorrhage from the […]

Mission in Miami – a mission of...

No need to write anything. All is said in the video here below. Thank you Fr. Jose for your generosity of heart, your zeal for evangelization and your great love for the Lord. You are a great witness of love and joy. As a great friend of the Emmanuel Community, we pray that the graces […]

Prayerfully discern how you can serve...

Prayerfully discern how you can serve in the US-EC

Dear brothers and sisters, This past weekend, some of us met in Allentown, PA in our dear sister, Rosemary’s home. We had a wonderful time and prayed for all of you during this great Feast of Pentecost. One of the final topics discussed during the weekend was the prayer requests of the core team of […]

Community Pentecost Retreat: Rejoice ...

Community Pentecost Retreat: Rejoice in the Holy Spirit!

The Emmanuel Community has one suggestion for its members: one daily Mass; one weekly adoration and group sharing; one monthly gathering, and one yearly retreat, if it is possible. The pace is easy, free and precise: daily, weekly, and yearly to grow in holiness and transform the normality of life into a real commitment to […]

EC Gathering and Mission in CA

EC Gathering and Mission in CA

A few weeks ago we gathered for the very first Western U.S. Emmanuel weekend. More than twenty members of the community scattered across the country, mostly from different parts of California and Texas, came together in Orange County, CA for two days of praise, teachings, Adoration, and fraternal time. For me personally and for so many […]

For the ladies…

For the ladies…

Just a little something for the ladies! Read this online magazine when you want a little down time that inspires and is of sound Christian quality. “Aleteia for Her”! Click “Our Mission” for more information. Enjoy! Submitted by: Rosemary (PA) Our Mission

The Graces of Mission (MN)

The Graces of Mission (MN)

The Twin Cities Emmanuel Community just experienced a powerful time of mission together with the presence of the Emmanuel School of Mission from Rome. This school of 18 young adults from all around the world spent over a week with our local Community sharing their love of Jesus Christ and His Church. I would say […]

Next Mercy Night – Newark

Next Mercy Night – Newark

To all local brothers and sisters in the New York/New Jersey area, if you can help out for this next Mercy Night, we would love to see you there. Pray for us! Submitted by: Lynx (NJ)

Third Mercy Night in New Jersey!

Third Mercy Night in New Jersey!

On Friday, February 12, 2016 the third Mercy Night in New Jersey was held at the Church of Saint Bartholomew in Scotch Plains! Again, I have asked one of my brother seminarians and close friend, Deacon Daniel R. Peterson, to offer his testimony on the Mercy Nights he has experienced. Danny has been at all […]

Community retreat and Missions

Dear brothers and sisters, If you have not already done so, please let us know if you plan to attend any of the missions. Note that we will be having a short 1-2 day community retreat before the start of each mission in each of the three locations. Just a gentle reminder of the dates: […]

A little inspiration for growth!

Here is just a little inspiration from our brother and sister, Thao and Truong, in Houston, TX. Through their faithfulness, prayer and dedication to not give up, they have recently expanded their household from two to five. They have been meeting weekly all the while continuing their prior commitment to a phone household with other brothers […]

A new life among us!

Our precious baby girl was born on Jan. 9, 2016! Her name is Teresa DuTeau! We picked out her name after doing a novena to St. Therese of Lisieux for her feast day! When we found out we were having a baby girl, were having a hard time picking a name. For this reason, we […]

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In order to better prepare our upcoming National (regional) retreats and participation in regional ESM retreats, we would ask each family or individual to fill out the following google form. Please see form below.

New EC family in PA

Meet the newest family to join our EC-US family. Stephen and Stefania are an Italian-Australian-American family with five children. They moved to Philadelphia at the end of March 2015, as Stephen joined his father and brother’s company in Philadelphia trading international textiles. Stephen was born in Northern Italy from Australian parents. In Italy he attended […]

In thanksgiving for Emmanuel

On this very special day of Thanksgiving, let us give thanks for one another. Let us give thanks for our founder, Pierre Goursat, who was open to the Holy Spirit and allowed the Lord to use him as an instrument of hope and mission. Let us give thanks for those brothers and sisters who will […]

Liturgy Weekend, New York

The Liturgy weekend held in Larchmont this past weekend, November 20-22, was a great success. Brothers and sisters gathered from various countries to talk about the mission of Emmanuel English music. Translations, corrections and expanding our repertoire were all discussed. I would like to thank Claire and Lucas Kiral for all their efforts to put […]

EC Mercy Nights take off in New Jerse...

On Friday, October 30, 2015, the second Mercy Night in the Archdiocese of Newark was held at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Secaucus. Our sisters, Annette Onanga and Maura Pollard came out to Jersey and helped with the mission. Instead of reading about the night from a brother in the Community, I decided […]