Posts in category News

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)

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 […]