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The Final Week of Advent: “Emma...

The Final Week of Advent: “Emmanuel- God with us”

“They shall name him Emmanuel, which means, God is with us.” (Matthew, 1:23) Today’s Gospel announces the coming of Jesus the “Saviour of our sins” to Joseph and names Jesus as Emmanuel, God-with-us.  The angel reveals to Joseph that God  already loves us fully and unconditionally, whether or not we deserve it, and will always […]

Emmanuel Books

Emmanuel Books

There are a limited number of Emmanuel Community books here in the US that are now available for a donation. If you are interested in these titles, please email Jim and Colleen at pepinfamily @ verizon.net for more information.  Words of Pierre Goursat Teachings and insights of Pierre collected and presented by Martine Catta, co-founder of the […]

A Happy Encounter

A Happy Encounter

This is a example of the Holy Spirit’s timing! This unplanned gathering at the Domus, Emmanuel Community headquarters, in Paris, France occurred on October 18, 2016. Rosemary was meeting with the Fidesco Paris team, Fr Dominique was there to request prayers for his visa to return to his parish work in Larchmont, NY, and Hubert, […]

Step Towards Consecrated Life

Step Towards Consecrated Life

November 12, 2016, was an historic day for the Emmanuel Community in America and a great joy for the local community in Minnesota. Therese Miller made her first formal step towards Consecrated Life in Emmanuel, the Step of Welcome. She became the first American to do so, preparing to join the nearly 200 women worldwide […]

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. […]

Mercy Night in New Jersey

Mercy Night in New Jersey

  Please join us in praying for the Emmanuel Community Mercy Night at Saint Aloysius Catholic Church this Friday, November 11, 2016, in New Jersey. For more information, click on the flyer image.

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 […]

Opportunity to go on Mission

Opportunity to go on Mission

  Have you been feeling a desire to go on mission? Do you miss community life and would like an opportunity to share God’s love with brothers and sister? Do you want to experience God’s mercy in a special way by doing a pilgrimage to one of the Holy Doors of Mercy opened by Pope […]

A Polish Reunion in Pennsylvania

A Polish Reunion in Pennsylvania

Recently we had a visit from a brother and sister from the Emmanuel Community in Poland. We have known Gosia and Przemek for many years. Together, along with two other couples, we started the Community in our city of Szczecin. Now the Community there is pretty big and well organized. They even have separate groups […]

Emmanuel in the Washington, D.C. area

Emmanuel in the Washington, D.C. area

Last week, four couples gathered together for a time of praise and sharing in Rockville, Maryland. We welcomed Chressance and Stanislas and their beautiful children who have recently moved to DC from Cameroon via Dubai. We shared about our different journeys with the Emmanuel Community so far and the challenges of living the faith in […]

Holy Door Pilgrimage with the EC in G...

Holy Door Pilgrimage with the EC in Georgia

Dear brothers and sisters, Our local Emmanuel Community here in north Georgia have organized a Holy Door Pilgrimage for the Jubilee of Mercy with one of the parishes in our area on Saturday, October 29, 2016.  We will begin the day with mass, have a 2.3 mile walk to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit […]

First Community Day in Detroit

First Community Day in Detroit

September 3rd was the first community gathering in Detroit. We have recently experienced a small growth of our tiny family.  For years the local community had been Eric, David and myself (Alejandra). We have faithful and patiently prayed for brothers and sisters and now the Lord has answered our prayers. Just over a month ago […]

Call to Companionship

Call to Companionship

Companionship is one of the graces of the Emmanuel Community. There is an urgent need right now for brothers and sisters to be companions, especially for married couples able to companion other couples. No experience is necessary. If you are able to pray to the Holy Spirit, to listen humbly, and have a desire to serve, […]

A Visit with St. Teresa of Calcutta

A Visit with St. Teresa of Calcutta

Today in Rome, the humble woman we know as Mother Teresa was canonized Saint Teresa of Calcutta. We give thanks for her life that gives us deeper insight into God’s love and mercy.   In July of 1986, she attended the gathering of families held at Paray-le-Monial as part of international sessions organized by the Emmanuel Community. Listen […]

In Thanksgiving for Families

In Thanksgiving for Families

Congratulations to our dear brother and sister who celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary this summer: Frederic and Anne-Sophie gathered family, friends and brothers from the Emmanuel Community in Paray-le-Monial, Burgundy, France where Jesus appeared to St. Margaret-Mary Alacoque, for a thanksgiving mass in the Chapel of the Apparitions. Their beautiful children (5 daughters and 2 […]

Mary, Our Mother and Our Queen

Today, the Church celebrates the memorial of the Queenship of Mary. Queen of Heaven and earth, Mary is also our beloved mother and she never tires of caring for us. Pierre Goursat, the founder of the Emmanuel Community, said, “I believe we can move forward confidently and Mary also tells us this. She said, ‘Behold, I am your Mother. I […]

La Trinité des Monts Entrusted to the...

La Trinité des Monts Entrusted to the Emmanuel Community

Last week, the care of the Trinité des Monts complex in Rome has been entrusted to the Emmanuel Community through an agreement by the Holy See and the French Government. This mission follows in the footsteps of the Sisters of the Society of the Sacred Heart and, most recently, the Monastic Fraternities of Jerusalem. Trinité […]

Pre WYD forum in Czestochowa

Pre WYD forum in Czestochowa

This week more that 4,000 young people, traveling to World Youth Day with the Emmanuel Community, have gathered for a four day forum in Czestochowa, the famous pilgrimage site in the south of Poland. They will spend 4 days praying, learning and celebrating their faith together before joining millions of others at World Youth Day […]

A Joyful Time Together

A Joyful Time Together

Recently, I had the joy of welcoming Arnaud and Olivia Simon from the Emmanuel Community in Montreal to an afternoon of fun in Allentown. The children enjoyed the pool and we prayed together as well. The joy of the Community is full of grace.   Submitted  by: Rosemary (PA)

Watch Sessions from Paray le Monial l...

Watch Sessions from Paray le Monial live

Between July 8th to August 21st, it will be possible to live stream the morning program from the Summer Sessions in Paray le Monial. You can join in with the praise, Mass, and teachings happening everyday. If the time difference makes live streaming a little difficult for us in the US, recordings of all the […]