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Our Lady of Prayer: “I will bring hap...

Saturday, December 9th, members of the Emmanuel Community all over the world (including us in Alpharetta / Gainesville GA) experienced the renewal of the Consecration of the Community to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. The solemn consecration ceremony took place in the Sanctuary of L’Ile- Bouchard. Many of you may not have even heard […]

The Love Story Project

February 14th is a day when love is celebrated by couples. We want to take this Valentine’s Day to honor “the icon of God’s love for us,” (Pope Francis) sacramental marriages! To display the beauty of a sacramental marriage, we are aiming to post at least 14 love stories from our married brothers and sisters […]

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 […]

Please come and join me

How simply inviting your friends, classmates and co-workers to mass could be the new normal way to evangelize. Find new ways to spread the word of God to every corner of the world Pope Francis Making evangelization concrete has never been so simple. Sometimes you just need to stop elaborating big plans and sophisticated ideas […]

Introduction from Martin

Dear Brothers and sisters of the Emmanuel Community of the USA, The head of the community in NY (who’s also one of our four team members of the Emmanuel School of Mission) asked me to write a few words about what I live in the ESM as a community member. Actually, I’m a baby community […]

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 […]

TED Talk From Pope Francis

In the first papal TED Talk, Pope Francis shares a message of hope. A great way to start New Year! Colleen (OH)

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, […]

Keeping the Faith

Earlier this week, I dropped my daughter off at preschool and as I was driving home, I began to reflect on this season of Advent. As I have been waiting for Jesus, I recognize that the disposition of my heart has not been particularly vigilant or joyful. I have waited with a burdened heart and […]

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 […]

American Liturgy

When we came from France, 11 years ago, we started attending mass at the French parish in Washington, DC (St Louis de France) and at the closest American parishes. We wanted to inculturate. Then two of our children attended a Catholic American school (St Jane de Chantal, in Bethesda, MD), and the immersion became more […]

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 […]

Pope Francis and the Rohingya’s...

Last week, I found myself in tears watching a short coverage of Pope Francis latest diplomatic trip visiting Bangladesh. In the Archdiocese of Dhaka, His Holiness received 18 “Rohingya” refugees, a Muslim ethnic minority persecuted in Burma. Pope Francis welcomed, caressed and listened to their stories of violence and terror. “The presence of God today […]

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 […]

PA Community day and the gift of bein...

In the PA community we are especially blessed with children – with two families and Rosemary, we usually have 5 adults and 8 children in attendance on our Community Days. This November, however, was going to be special, because another family with 5 children was invited to visit us for the first time. The tiny […]