Posts tagged Pennsylvania

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 […]

A happy encounter

Recently, while traveling, I had the joy of meeting two sisters from the Emmanuel Community in Georgia – Anne and Caroline. What a grace to be able to ‘get together’ for a little sharing and coffee time… And what a wonderful sisters that took time of their busy days – just to meet with me! […]

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 […]

Love Story Project – Rosemary &...

March 1980, New York, both attend a day of prayer and recollection and are distracted. ;-) by each other’s presence.

Love Story Project – Patricia &...

My first impression of him was: stiff, serious guy that never smiles and knows nothing about the “real world”. He was not the kind of guy I wanted to hang out with.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Unexpected meeting in Philly

Michal: One sunny day this June I went to a daily mass, as I usually would. After the mass a young man came up to me – it was Matthew from DC. An unexpected meeting of a brother from the Community – what a joy! Matthew apparently came to Philly for a conference on Science, […]

From the Heart of a Child

From the Heart of a Child

Yesterday evening, we were doing a late spring family project of repainting the deck by the pool. It was such a wonderful time with my two youngest children F., seven, and J., five. We were taking turns scraping the old paint off and wiping down with a rag the dirty areas and sweeping up the […]

Pentecost weekend through the eyes of...

After the weekend in Allentown – all the way back home – our kids couldn’t stop talking about the experience they had had there. We asked them to write down some of the things they were saying, and here they are for all of you to read: I had a great time. The most I […]