Posts tagged Community day

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 […]

Detroit Community kicks off year with...

Detroit started off their community year in a very special place. We all gathered together at the soon to be Blessed Solanus Casey Center. This saint was originally from Wisconsin but after much moving around with the Franciscan Capuchins, he ended up in Detroit where he touched many hearts with his spiritual counseling, simplicity and […]

A gathering like no other

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! ~ Philippians 4:4 First Sunday of autumn, but you really feel more like summer. It is a beautiful day and we have so many reasons to rejoice in the Lord. All the Emmanuel Community members and friends from the Boston area are gathering in […]

Community day in Northern California

The Northern California Community (8 members of the East Bay household and 4 members of the Peninsula household) had a lovely Community day this Sunday to kick-off the Marian year! After attending mass, all gathered at Paul and Camille’s house in Mountain View to praise, listen to Laurent Landete’s message to open the Marian year, […]

Community day in Minnesota

On September 9th, we opened the Marian year as a local Emmanuel Community here in Minnesota. With a total of 11 Adults, 10 children (plus a sweet little one in utero), we made the two and a half hour trek to the beautiful Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin. We began […]