Love Story Project – Eléonor and Ghislain

The “Love Story Project” continues! Since the original 15 testimonies posted in February 2018, leading us to this celebration of St. Valentine’s day in 2018, couples continue to share with us their…

A Monton de Flores A heap of flowers

There they were, hundreds, thousands of them, a heap of flowers, brought into the cathedral, as so many offerings to «La Morenita», Our Lady of Guadalupe… A heap of colors and fragrances,…

Celebrating the Immaculate Conception

The Minnesota community celebrated the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception with a community day in Delano. This is a small town of ~5,000 people about 45 west of the Twin Cities. Three…

When Christmas Came…

We lived on a windy moor. The house was new, unfinished and uncomfortable. We had no telephone, no heating, no electricity and even no running water. We had just come out of…

Cardinal Dolan visits ESM New York

Today in the Bronx, New York is overcast. There is a slight wind that picks up the leftover leaves as fall is starting to become a faded memory. The air asks us…

Candles in the night

December is not a peaceful month. We know we should be preparing to rejoice, but we are preparing so hard that it’s exhausting. The world keeps sending bad news, families are struggling…

Love Story Project – Brechje and Edwin

The “Love Story Project” continues! Since the original 15 testimonies posted in February 2018, leading us to this celebration of St. Valentine’s day in 2018, couples continue to share with us their…

Surprise

The Social Doctrine of the Church is something huge: you get the feeling it must take years to study it, years to understand at least part of it and more years to…

The Rose of Shamir

We were on a journey in the Holy Land. Our party paused in a tiny village, supposedly the place where the « ten lepers » begged Jesus for healing… The people came surrounding us,…

A new Thanksgiving tradition

It is about to become a new tradition in New England. Our household of Boston gathered this year again in Winchester, MA to celebrate Thanksgiving Eve. And just like last year, Father…

An Emmanuel Thanksgiving

Tom and Heather Triplett hosted the Minnesota brothers and sisters for an early Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday, November 18th. This marks at least the fourth time the MN community has shared a…

Committing to Emmanuel

As a typical millennial, I have a huge commitment problem. “Let’s hang out this weekend!” My typical response, “Let me see how I feel.” “Want to grab lunch next week?” My typical…

National Community Retreat in GA

150 brothers and sisters from around the United States gathered last weekend north of Atlanta, GA – a historic weekend for our community! The journey from Oakland, CA to the retreat center…

I am a gnarled tree

As I was quietly walking along the brook, marvelling at the golden leaves slowly whirling down onto the running stream, a tree approached me. Indeed, I thought I heard it speak: «I…

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…

Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion

When you want to serve and offer your help, you may find yourself involved in the liturgy in this special way. You work side by side with respectable gentlemen who have been…

Joy on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mercy

Our family had the privilege last week to be with the Mercedarian Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mercy as they welcomed two young women into…

The power of the Mass

Do you sometimes struggle at a Mass to stay focused? To truly believe in what really is going on at the Altar? You are not alone. Someone has created this short video…

ESM on mission in California

ESM Team had a great fraternal time at Camille & Paul Leblond’s! On fire for the mission! Fr. Charles (ESM-NY)

The teacup

It was Jim and Jenny’s present. They had noticed that I liked fine china. They offered me a teacup sitting on a saucer-tray. I left the thing in my summer cabin, where…

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