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Laurent Landete nominated at the pont...

On October 6, 2018 the Vatican announced the new members of the dicastery (minister) for laity, the family and faith. Among the nominees Pope Francis named Laurent Landete, from the Emmanuel Community and former international moderator of the Emmanuel Community as consultant member. The Dicastery promotes pastoral ministries and apostolates aimed at supporting families and […]

Joy on the Solemnity of Our Lady of M...

Our family had the privilege last week to be with the Mercedarian Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mercy as they welcomed two young women into the novitiate. It was an incredibly happy time and their faces radiated the joy of heaven as they said “Yes” to God. I […]

ESM on mission in California

ESM Team had a great fraternal time at Camille & Paul Leblond’s! On fire for the mission! Fr. Charles (ESM-NY)

Community day in PA

Last Sunday, the PA community gathered together for a social afternoon of friendship and faith. It was a time to reconnect after the long summer break, sharing memories, discussing the community calendar for the year and the possible missions for the months to come. A beautiful scripture, Psalm 147, marked the time of praise and […]

Past ESM-er makes final vows

Jenica Thornby met the Emmanuel Community about nine years ago in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. She participated in a household for a time and then decided to attend the Emmanuel School of Mission in Rome from 2009-2010. She decided to pursue a religious vocation after the ESM and entered the Disciples of the Lord […]

Arrangements for Suz’s final fa...

All are welcome to come and celebrate the life of this beautiful woman.   Live stream and recording of the Viewing can be watched here. Live stream and recording of the Funeral Mass can be watched here.   Mike – Suz’ brother (CA)

Suzanne is Home

Dear Emmanuel Community friends, It is with sadness exceeded only by joyful hope that I share the news of my big sister Suzanne passing from this life into the next. She impacted the lives of people all over the world through her art and with her heart. She had a heart for the Lord and […]

Prayers for Suzanne and her family

This Friday, Sept. 14, the Feast of the Holy Cross, St. Catherine of Siena Church in New York will have a solemn Mass at 5:15pm followed by all-night Adoration. This is an annual event which the parish offers for the intentions of all those in the nearby hospitals and for those who care for them. […]

Mysteries – DC Community Day

Yeeeees, meeting the brothers and sisters again after a whole long summer! So many things to share, summer memories, family gatherings, travels, kids growing up, bad news, good news… We open the song books and praise plunges us in the Mystery of Divine Love: the Lord wants to be in our hearts, He is at […]

Lynx officially Emmanuel Community se...

Dear brothers and sisters, It is with great joy that we announce to you that our brother seminarian, Lynx J.M. Soliman, of the Archdiocese of Newark in New Jersey, has been officially recognized as a seminarian of the Emmanuel Community by the Archbishop of Newark, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R. His Eminence graciously welcomed the […]

The Pope’s response to the Abus...

We are humbly reminded of our sinful nature that is called to redemption. May we heed Pope Francis’ call to fasting and prayer in reparation of these sins. See full text of the Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to the People of God. Rosemary (DC)

Video message of General Moderator

Dear Brothers and Sisters, We are finishing our Marian Year and you will find here the video message of Michel-Bernard de Vregille, General Moderator of the Emmanuel Community. A Blessed Assumption Day to all! By communication@emmanuel.info

Fr Andrew installed as Pastor

Fr. Andrew Brinkman was installed as pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe parish in St. Paul on Sunday, July 15th. Before then, he had been serving as the parochial administrator since November of 2016. Although the change in title doesn’t change practically in his service of the parish it now establishes that the Archbishop has […]

New moderator for Emmanuel Community ...

Great joy for the Emmanuel Community which has just elected its new general moderator! From Sunday 22nd July until Friday 27th July, the college of 157 members of the Emmanuel Community met at Notre-Dame de l’Ouÿe (France) for 6 days of prayer, sharing, discernment and for the election. These members were asked to elect – […]

Prayers for brother diagnosed with te...

For those of you who haven’t heard, our brother – Esteban Garcia in Minnesota was recently diagnosed with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. His family realized something was up when, about nine months ago, Esteban had trouble singing with the youth choir he helped lead. His voice had changed and it was more difficult to […]

Bishop Baraga Trail

This year, we commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the death of Venerable Bishop Frederic Baraga. He was a Slovenian priest who spent 37 years travelling by canoe, snowshoe and foot in order to minister primarily to the Ojibwe and Ottawa Indians in Upper and Lower Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Baraga was known for his assiduous […]

Regional Community Day in Larchmont, ...

Sunday, June 10th, marked the end of the community meetings in the East Coast region, for this calendar year. We gathered one last time for a festive community day! NY community, together with some brothers and sisters from PA – met for some praise and potluck lunch at Annette’s house, and special adoration time at […]

Special guest at ESM NYC

We were thrilled to have Suzanne and her brother Mike Kent at ESM last week. What a blessing it was! Thank you Suz! Thank you Mike! You remain in our daily prayers. Fr. Charles (ESM-NYC)

Calling all Catholic Young Adults to ...

We need your prayers! Saint Francis of Assisi Parish in Dracut near Boston is welcoming the Emmanuel School of Mission – New York City for a full week-end of evangelization, praise and adoration for young adults from June 22nd to June 24th. Please send your prayers for those that the Lord is calling in different […]

Retreat of the Fraternity of Jesus

Gathering approximately 50 members of the Community from Canada and the US, Laurent and Cristel Landete joined us for their final trip as Moderator (Laurent) for the Community. Laurent has given 15 years of service to the Community beginning with the local responsibility in Bordeaux before moving to regional, national and finally Moderator of the […]