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Pope Francis met 500 members of the E...

This Saturday, April 7, in the Vatican’s Sala Clementina, Pope Francis met with 500 members of the Emmanuel Community taking part in an annual meeting in Rome. This audience took place at the end of the annual priestly meeting of the priests of the Community during the Easter octave, the first meeting since the Emmanuel […]

The blessing of faithfulness

A few weeks ago, a smaller than anticipated contingent of the Northern CA Community gathered on Saturday of our Community Day. All were looking forward to getting together but on the evening before and into the morning, emails started coming in about brothers and sisters being taken ill, unexpectedly having to pull an all-nighter for […]

Audience with Pope Francis

Dear brothers and sisters, We are pleased to announce that, as part of the annual meeting of priests during the Easter octave, the Holy Father has just granted a private audience to the Emmanuel Community. This audience will take place on Saturday, April 7th at 10am at the Papal Household, Vatican. We are in thanksgiving […]

ESM New York Newsletter – No. 3

Advent – Give Yourself! During a silent recollection time our spiritual life was guided by our chaplain Father Paul. He helped us to be open to God’s love and mercy and to go deeper in our responses, offering ourselves freely to God and to others. Through this teaching we discovered how important it is to […]

First Mercy Night in Dracut (MA)

Come find peace and experience God’s Mercy and Infinite Love! On Thursday March 1st, Emmanuel Community of Boston organized its first Mercy Night at St Francis Church of Dracut (MA), the Parish of Father Sean Maher, with the support of the Charismatic Prayer Group and the Divine Mercy Group. It all started with the strong […]

Community Day in Georgia

Our February Community day in Georgia took place at Saint Thomas Aquinas in Alpharetta. There was lots of space for the 15 kids to have fun with indoor and outdoor games, while the adults could focus on one of the great teachings of the Marian year. This year dedicated to Mary has brought us closer […]

Pierre Goursat – road to the al...

As a reminder about the Cause for the Beatification of the Servant of God Pierre Goursat – watch this short video, narrated by Father Jean-Baptiste Edart. EC blog team

Emmanuel Community Music

Emmanuel Community is world-famous for its music. Large selection of Emmanuel songs is easily accessible on internet through services like iTunes, Amazon Music or Spotify. In this post we would like to gather links and resources, so they are readily available for all. In English Mutliple CDs have been produced in English, and 2 most […]

Second Sunday of Lent around Washingt...

Take a bunch of kids (any age, older ones can help with babies and toddlers) and a terrific sister who loves kids and Jesus. Let them together in a large basement with crafts for a few hours. During this time, put some adults (parents and others) in front of a nice prayer corner with candles […]

Evening for the Artists

The Minnesota community hosted an Evening for Artists on President’s Day. It was held at Father Andrew’s parish, Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Paul, and consisted of a holy hour, a “high” Mass celebrated ad orientum with incense, and a social with appetizers, musical performances, and art on display. One highlight was the two […]

The Joy of Mission

During Lent, we remember to pray for our missionaries across the globe…and especially for Luke and Katie, who went with FIDESCO to serve our brothers in Manila.

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Dear brothers and sisters in the Emmanuel Community, and all readers of this blog! What you are seeing and reading on this website is a service of the Emmanuel Community. Many brothers and sisters (it may include you) dedicated their time to bring you these stories, testimonies and photographs. When you read a particular blog […]

Our brother – Fr Philippe Chri...

Dear brothers and sisters, On this day of the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus, it is with great joy that we share: the Holy Father, Pope Francis, appointed our brother Fr Philippe Christory, Bishop of Chartres, France He entered the Emmanuel Community in 1984, and made his commitment in 1991, Philippe was ordained priest […]

Community Day in PA

This January, the Pennsylvania Community gathered at Stefania & Steven’s residence to praise, socialize, listen to a teaching and take care of the ever-growing number of children. After attending the Sunday Mass individually, we started off by sharing a delicious lunch and dessert, followed by extended praise in front of the icon of “Mary, mother […]

Election of the North American Area A...

This Saturday, committed members of Emmanuel Community will participate in the election of 4 representative members for North America Advisory Committee. We invite each of you to prepare for this moment by carrying it in your prayer and by taking into account the role of the representative on the Advisory Committee. So as to vote […]

Our sister published her first book

Elaine Porter, our sister in the Community from New York, has just published her first book: link to Amazon. It is about the great love of God! From the description on the website: “Having an intimate relationship with the Lord is for everyone and we’re all invited to experience the vastness of His love. It’s […]

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)