Posts in category Inspirations

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

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 valley. I’m in France this year because I’m discerning a call to the lay consecrated vocation within the Emmanuel Community. Since I’m the first American man […]

The Internet, neo-paganism and the Co...

In our own home, where we try to create as St John Paul II named it a small domestic church, it seems that nothing can stop the flow of bad stuff from the whole world. Whether they look for it or not, as soon as they go on the Internet our own children receive harsh […]

Invitation to pray Rosary

In the spirit of the month of October dedicated to Our Lady: enjoy this inspiring invitation to meditating the Rosary. Richard and Danelle

October – Month of the Rosary

October This is the Month of the Rosary. I’m going to stand firm, rosary in hand, and nothing will take me away from my good resolution. Our Holy Mother will be the center of my everyday life and She’ll take me closer to Jesus, in the light of the Holy Spirit. Take a look on […]

Daily Consecration to Our Mother Mary

This year that marks the 100th anniversary of Fatima apparition the Emmanuel Community celebrates a Marian year, dedicated to Our Lady. The consecration to Mary is a daily living practice for EC members that reinforces of our desire to follow God’s will, leading to a greater love of Christ and the Church. The intercession of […]

First times

In the northern hemisphere, September is the month of first times. The very first time in primary school, then in middle school, then again in high school, a never ending back-to-school cycle. And then there is the first time in college, and later your first job… Then comes the next step: we take our children […]

Pierre and the Emmanuel Community

Joyous feast of the Annunciation! March 25th is also the anniversary of the death of Pierre Goursat, the founder of the Emmanuel Community. Here’s a new video that beautifully shares the path of Pierre and the Emmanuel Community. Note: Click on the cc button at the bottom of the video for subtitles in English or other languages.  […]

Pierre Goursat – Anniversary

Pierre Goursat – Anniversary

The Cause for the Canonization of Pierre Goursat will soon be on its way to Rome! In light of Pierre Goursat’s anniversary two days ago, here is an article from the Community International newsletter: Over six years have passed since the opening of the Cause for the Canonization of Pierre Goursat on 7th January 2010. […]

A second cause for Canonization for E...

Next Friday, September 18th, at 3.00pm in the Cathedral of St. Michael in Kigali, Archbishop Thaddeus Ntihinyurwa of Kigali will chair the opening of the cause for the canonization of Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba and the Mass of thanksgiving. Cyprien and Daphrose were assassinated on 7th April 1994, the first day of the genocide in […]