Posts tagged Community day

Community Day in PA

Last Sunday, the PA community gathered for the monthly meeting around the theme of all saints. It was a joyful day that inspired us to become the new saints. We praised, recited the litany of the saints, discussed the teaching “who is a saint?” and further discussed what sanctity means for us. It was a […]

Autumn is a time for reflection and&#...

The time for us to gather in Dracut, Father Sean’s Parish, for the first time since June. For this Emmanuel Community day, we have the joy to welcome our new brother and sister coming directly from France, Eléonore and Ghislain, and their 3+1 kids (Samuel, Blanche, Heloise and the baby to come). It is always […]

Community day in PA

Last Sunday, the PA community gathered together for a social afternoon of friendship and faith. It was a time to reconnect after the long summer break, sharing memories, discussing the community calendar for the year and the possible missions for the months to come. A beautiful scripture, Psalm 147, marked the time of praise and […]

Mysteries – DC Community Day

Yeeeees, meeting the brothers and sisters again after a whole long summer! So many things to share, summer memories, family gatherings, travels, kids growing up, bad news, good news… We open the song books and praise plunges us in the Mystery of Divine Love: the Lord wants to be in our hearts, He is at […]

Regional Community Day in Larchmont, ...

Sunday, June 10th, marked the end of the community meetings in the East Coast region, for this calendar year. We gathered one last time for a festive community day! NY community, together with some brothers and sisters from PA – met for some praise and potluck lunch at Annette’s house, and special adoration time at […]

Calling all Catholic Young Adults to ...

We need your prayers! Saint Francis of Assisi Parish in Dracut near Boston is welcoming the Emmanuel School of Mission – New York City for a full week-end of evangelization, praise and adoration for young adults from June 22nd to June 24th. Please send your prayers for those that the Lord is calling in different […]

Testimonies from Weekend of Mercy in ...

During this Divine Mercy Retreat at St. Genevieve’s lovely church, I felt very welcomed by familiar and new Emanuel Community members. This experience allowed me to spend some more quality time to think of our Lord and expose myself to His presence. Elise, HS sophomore Throughout the Emmanuel Community retreat, I had a nice and […]

Mercy Night on the Weekend of Mercy i...

To celebrate the Divine Mercy Sunday, two EC communities joined together for a fruitful weekend retreat in Flourtown near Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Community, consisting of only two families, hosted the vibrant Washington Community in a joyful gathering. Together with local parishioners more than 40 adults and 30 children were in attendance. The retreat had some […]

Rainy Community Weekend in Alabama

It poured a lot of rain and a lot of graces during this weekend retreat at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Alabama with our brothers and sisters of the Emmanuel Community – Georgia/Alabama. The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament is an amazing place where thousands of people journey to it every […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dallas household happy to receive new...

On Sunday, November 05, 2017, we had a great opportunity to meet in our household after attending the holy mass that took place at Saint Elisabeth Ann Seton Church. It was a wonderful moment of praises, testimonies and brotherhood. We had an open household of four brothers and sisters: Abel – visiting from Rwanda, Serge […]

Community day in Alpharetta GA

Have you tried bilingual praise? In the Georgia/Alabama Community we are practicing Spanish/English praise. It was a great joy to share our Community Day with the Spanish speaking group last Sunday. We went to mass at 9am at St Thomas Aquinas and the adults got together to listen to the Borgmans’ teaching on the Rosary, […]

PA Community Day: the Teaching of the...

Last Sunday, PA had their monthly Community Day. It was a joyful and prayerful day of gathering, with plenty of laughs, good food, and faith sharing. The climax was “Praying the rosary“, a teaching video by Richard and Danelle Borgman. The video offers an inspiring reflection how the rosary can become the vibrant center of […]