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EC North American Leader’s Retr...

EC North American Leader’s Retreat in Wisconsin

Over 56 members of the Emmanuel Community from Canada and the United States gathered for a training seminar whose theme was “Making Missionaries” The Community members local to Saint Paul worked tirelessly to find a wonderful center, ARC, to gather and the logistics of getting everyone there was amazing. We praised, prayed, learned, laughed and […]

Help Our Brother During His Year of D...

Two young people from the Emmanuel Community in North America are preparing for an upcoming year of mission and formation. Read David’s story below and Nancy’s story here. We ask you to keep them both in your prayers this year and to consider supporting them financially. The Emmanuel Community will match your donation amount.  You […]

Support our Sister on Mission at ESM ...

Support our Sister on Mission at ESM Manila

Two young people from the Emmanuel Community in North America are preparing for an upcoming year of mission and formation. Read Nancy’s story below and David’s story here. We ask you to keep them both in your prayers this year and to consider supporting them financially. The Emmanuel Community will match your donation amount.  You […]

A New Way to Donate to the Emmanuel C...

A New Way to Donate to the Emmanuel Community

Amazon’s Prime Day is here with deals start at 9:00 pm ET tonight, July 10 and running through July 11. #PrimeDay is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Did you know, when you start your Amazon shopping at, Amazon donates to Emmanuel Community? It’s not limited to only Prime Day…Use the […]

More from the Pentecost Celebration i...

More from the Pentecost Celebration in Rome

Here are a few more pictures from the Pentecost Celebration in Rome. Praise in Saint Philip Neri’s parish church: From the Saturday gathering with the all the Catholic Charismatics, 132 nations represented at Circus Maximus for the 50 year Jubilee: Patti Mansfield, who is at the origin of the renewal in the Catholic Church: Pentecost Mass […]

Catholic Charismatic Renewal Pentecos...

Today, [Wednesday] the Pentecost celebrations began with a Papal Audience in St. Peter’s Square. Below, Rosemary (PA) and David (MN) joined other brothers and sisters from the Community to welcome the 50th anniversary of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal this year, in conjunction with Pentecost. Later today, at the Trinita dei Monti Church, entrusted to the […]

Emmanuel Community English Session in...

There is a summer session in Paray-Le-Monial this July that has a special invite for English-speakers. The Retreat will be in French with live English translations and workshops in English. Registration is available here.  

Joyful Community Gathering in PA

Joyful Community Gathering in PA

The Philadelphia gathering of the Community was a time of nature and grace in March. We prayed and shared together with the children about God’s daily presence and our challenges to be Emmanuel, God with us, in this world. It was also party time as we celebrated Stefania’s and Rosemary’s birthdays and the cake was […]

Mercy CD from the Emmanuel Community

Mercy, the newest Emmanuel Community worship and praise CD in English, has just been released. Check out the trailer on the Community’s YouTube channel: You can download Mercy on your favorite music platform, just look for the keywords “Mercy Emmanuel Community.”Also, underneath the video are the direct links to the CD on Spotify, Deezer, iTunes, Apple […]

What is Praising? 

What is Praising? 

Praising is to give thanks for the blessings or crosses in our lives and to recognize what God is doing for us. The Gospel is a story of praise. “Without joy,” Pope Francis says, “we Christians cannot become free, we become slaves to our sorrows. Sad, hopeless, anxious Christians cannot advance the Gospel”. On many different occasions, Pope Francis has […]

Pierre and the Emmanuel Community

Joyous feast of the Annunciation! March 25th is also the anniversary of the death of Pierre Goursat, the founder of the Emmanuel Community. Here’s a new video that beautifully shares the path of Pierre and the Emmanuel Community. Note: Click on the cc button at the bottom of the video for subtitles in English or other languages.  […]

Emmanuel Community Day in Texas

On March 12th, we met in Houston. We celebrated Sunday mass at St Lawrence in Sugar Land, Houston. After Mass we started our sharing while having lunch together, then Truong, Tao’s and little Antony hosted us for praises and sharing. It was so wonderful to be with brothers and sisters, joking and laughing along with […]

FIDEOJOY Exchange Opportunity

FIDEOJOY Exchange Opportunity

Calling teenagers and young adults! Here is a unique opportunity for this summer that will encourage you to grow in faith while discovering another country and language. FIDEOJOY is a Roman Catholic Youth Exchange organization which allows young people and host families to concretely live the universality of the Church through an exchange or au pair experience. See the flyer and the […]

Community Day in Pennsylvania

Community Day in Pennsylvania

News from the Community in Pennsylvania: We gathered at Stefania and Stephen Rawson’s home on Sunday for a time of homemade pizza and praise!  A short presentation of the Community was given to three new families and one single brother. A brief overview of the Community in Rwanda, Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba and Our Lady […]

Emmanuel Community Fraternity Retreat...

In the middle of January,  more than sixty members of Emmanuel Community in the Americas attended a four day fraternity retreat in Mexico City.  In front of Our Lady of Guadalupe, they shared the common desire to further commit themselves to the Community and serve in the mission to grow a stronger EC and serve […]

Pan-American Emmanuel Community Frate...

Along with about 60 other brothers and sisters from throughout the Americas (and a few from France, including the moderator of the Emmanuel Community, Laurent Landète), many of us from the U.S. had the joy of participating in the first-ever Pan-American Fraternity of Jesus retreat under the gaze of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico […]

ESM in New York

Yesterday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, met with Laurent Landete, the moderator of the Emmanuel Community. Cardinal Dolan officially invited the Emmanuel Community to establish a new Emmanuel School of Mission (ESM) in New York. ESM is an opportunity for young people, between 18 and 30 years of age, to spend 9 months living an […]

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 @ 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, […]