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December gathering in MN

When the MN community gathered in December, it was an occasion to join with the brothers and sisters around the world in reconsecrating ourselves to the hearts of Jesus and Mary. On the same day that the international leadership and many more were gathered in Paray-le-Monial, France, the village where Jesus asked for devotion to […]

ESM New York Newsletter

Our arrival in the Bronx After a rich and long pilgrimage through Europe, New York – here we are! Exhausted and with eyes full of stars we finally made our first entry into the New World. We arrived in the South Bronx during the night of 4th of November and were welcomed by a homeless […]

Therese Miller appeal – only da...

Merry Christmas from a cold and snowy Minnesota! We hope your Christmas celebrations are filled with the peace and joy given to us from the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. As you may know, the Community in Minnesota has been blessed with a brother and a sister that are discerning consecrated life in the […]

ESM New York – up and running!

The Emmanuel School of Mission is up and running in the Bronx. There are six young adults in training with a team of two priests, a single woman, and a married couple with their children. Watch for further news. Gwénaëlle (NY)

New Council of the Fraternity

The mandate of the previous Council of the Fraternity of Jesus having come to an end, the General Moderator just recently appointed the new Council of the Fraternity, composed of the following 9 members: Yvonne-Solange N’Garambé, Rwandese Sophie Mouquin, French Jean-Marc Bahans, French Michael Stoelinga, Dutch Claire Pécout, French Giovanni Morini, Italian Olric de Gélis, […]

Household isn’t only for spirit...

Our households are the regular means for growing in charity, zeal for mission, compassion, and much more. We gather weekly (or every other week) and lift each other up to walk the path of holiness together. They are also opportunities to be joyful Christians as we experience the fraternal life of the Emmanuel Community. Two […]

First EC gathering in New Jersey

On Saturday, December 2, 2017, the Emmanuel Community in New Jersey gathered for its first Community morning at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark. This was organized to prepare our Household for the season of Advent and also to spend a morning together in prayer. We gathered in the crypt of the […]

Consecration of EC to the Hearts of J...

This Saturday, December 9th, members of the Emmanuel Community all over the world experienced the renewal of the Consecration of the Community to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. The solemn consecration ceremony at Ile-Bouchard, France, was transmitted live from 3:00 to 3:30pm local time. Recording is available here: emmanuel.info/actualites/communaute-emmanuel-renouvellement-consecration/ English text of the consecration […]

Visit of Fr. Martin Lagacé in Minneso...

This past November, the Community here in Minnesota had the pleasure of hosting Fr. Martin Lagacé for a weekend of workshops on how to improve and enrich both Praise and the Liturgy. Fr Martin is an Emmanuel Priest from Quebec City. He has a beautiful zeal for the Lord and the gift of Praise as […]

Thanksgiving Eve in Boston

Give thanks in all circumstances; For this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Our household of Boston was pleased to gather for a Thanksgiving Eve dinner and to welcome Father Dominique Laforet from Larchmont, NY. After a joyful praise – even the fire alarm went on during our invocation of […]

New songs are being translated

Music is a big part of our community life, what with our call to daily praise, our shared experience of Mass at community gatherings, and praise in our households. To foster a spirit of praise and build a sense of community identity, the Lord has blessed the Emmanuel Community with many talented song writers and […]

PA Community day and the gift of bein...

In the PA community we are especially blessed with children – with two families and Rosemary, we usually have 5 adults and 8 children in attendance on our Community Days. This November, however, was going to be special, because another family with 5 children was invited to visit us for the first time. The tiny […]

Documentary on prayer for healing

See this documentary about the healing prayer in Saint Nicolas des Champs parish (in Paris) – with English subtitles. Hubert (FR)

Dallas household happy to receive new...

On Sunday, November 05, 2017, we had a great opportunity to meet in our household after attending the holy mass that took place at Saint Elisabeth Ann Seton Church. It was a wonderful moment of praises, testimonies and brotherhood. We had an open household of four brothers and sisters: Abel – visiting from Rwanda, Serge […]

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 brothers and sisters in the Emmanuel Community here. The call to offer our pains and sufferings for the salvation of souls was clearly received even by the many children who adored Jesus […]

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 Community Day with the Spanish speaking group last Sunday. We went to mass at 9am at St Thomas Aquinas and the adults got together to listen to the Borgmans’ teaching on the Rosary, […]

PA Community Day: the Teaching of the...

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 sharing. The climax was “Praying the rosary“, a teaching video by Richard and Danelle Borgman. The video offers an inspiring reflection how the rosary can become the vibrant center of […]

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 our daily prayers and rejoice in this gift to all of us! Patricia (PA)

Former New York EC family looks for h...

Bonjour! We are a French family living in Bordeaux, France, who are looking for a female au pair from mid-January until mid-August to help with our young and growing family! Since we are expecting our third child at the end of April 2018, the au pair will be primarily focused with our children Inès (2.5 […]

Detroit Community kicks off year with...

Detroit started off their community year in a very special place. We all gathered together at the soon to be Blessed Solanus Casey Center. This saint was originally from Wisconsin but after much moving around with the Franciscan Capuchins, he ended up in Detroit where he touched many hearts with his spiritual counseling, simplicity and […]