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Sexual abuses in the French Church: CIASE report submitted

The CIASE (Independent Commission on Sexual Abuse in the Church) submitted its report on sexual abuse in the Church in France between 1950 and 2020 to the …

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Music: 2 priests of the Emmanuel Community in the Vocation Music Award Contest

This year, 2 German priests from the Emmanuel Community are participating in the Vocation Music Award, a prize created in 2019 around the theme of God’s call …

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5 new engagements in the women consecrated life

As the Emmanuel Community celebrates 40 years of consecrated life, five consecrated sisters have made, or are about to make, a commitment, whether temporary or permanent. Message …

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In June, pray with the Pope for the Young Adults preparing for marriage !

This Family Year Amoris Laetitia is very concrete reflected in the Pope’s prayer intentions. With a particular focus on youth, his prayer intention for June is for young people …

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Global Eucharistic Adoration for Corpus Christi 2021

In preparation for the World Eucharistic Congress to be held in September 2021 in Budapest, the event team is proposing a worldwide Eucharistic adoration on Saturday 5 …

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‘Be silent’ for 10 minutes a day

It is the audacious yet straightforward proposal made by Otto Neubauer, a member of the Emmanuel community in Austria, responsible for the Academy for Dialogue and Evangelisation. …

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Let us dream by Pope Francis, a personal book

“We never come out of a crisis unscathed… we come out better or worse,” says the Pope in his book: Let us dream (December 2020). In this …

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Cyprian and Daphrose Rugamba – The battle of Love

Having weathered the harshest of storms, this Rwandan couple appears to be a model of mutual sanctification. Portrait by Amaury Guillem Article originally published in Il est …

Progress report on the work of the Commission for the Prevention and Fight against Abuse

In 2019, the Emmanuel Community created a ‘Commission to Prevent and Fight against Abuse’ (CLA) to make formal the efforts and procedures already adopted. To keep you …

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Interview with Michel-Bernard de Vregille, the moderator of the Emmanuel Community

For this begining of the year, Michel Bernard de Vregille, answered some of Louis-Etienne’s questions about the Emmanuel Community and the Church actuality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEyHt6GDd7E 0:00 What is …

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[Lent Booklet] Closer to the Heart of Christ!

The lent period is almost here! We are proposing an every day prayer moment prepared by the Sanctuaries of Paray-le-Monial Dear friends, Lent is a providential time. …

Taking care of the creation: interview of Pierre Yves Gomez

Speaking of integral ecology implies going back to the sources to understand what it is all about. This is what Pierre-Yves Gomez, founder of the Zaccheus course, …

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A few ideas to connect to God while offline

If you are reading this article, you are connected to the internet. However, too many connections often prevent you from connecting well to God. So here are …

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“Laudato Si” year: ecology at the center of the pandemic

“The pandemic has greatly amplified the cry of the poor and that of the earth” Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam is a priest and Coordinator of the “Ecology and …

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Carlo Acutis, the geek saint will be beatified by Pope Francis

Carlo Acutis, known as the cyber-apostle of the Eucharist, will be beatified on 10 October 2020! His body can be venerated from the beginning of October in …

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« To live with the youth, to mentor them, to encourage them »​

Let’s give the floor to Felipe! Felipe Arancibia, 38, Chilean, is director of the ESM Salvador (Brazil) since 2019. an interview by Laurence de Louvencourt for “Il …

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“At the Synod, I saw a Church listening to young people”

Throwback Thursday! Almost a year ago, an International Youth Forum was held in Rome, Desfortunées, a young adult from Cameroon, tells “Il est Vivant” about her amazing …

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ESMs in Transition in the Spirit of Pentecost

Dear friends! For 35 years, ESMs helped empower young men and women so that they, rooted in Christ, could become missionary actors in our society. It’s incredible …

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“God first” Claire Eméretienne Fichefeux

A charismatic youth, simple and joyful, living her life in the odor of sanctity – an article from Charis Magazine* – Born in October 9, 1986, in …

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“Ja” yes to the Lord, yes to each other, yes to hope and to joy!

We have heard “Love triumphs”! And it does! Laetitia and Maarten tell us the story about their marriage and how Love triumphed amidst the lockdown times Hi! …

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Together towards Pentecost 2020, with Pierre Goursat, Founder of Emmanuel Community

“The Lord desires to do more than call us to be close to Him. He wants to give Himself entirely to us. The Holy Spirit makes us …

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From the Continent of the rising sun: hope arises!

Limited resources and food supplies, difficulty in social distancing and telework, low internet availability … these do not prevent brothers and sisters in Asia to become creative …

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« What do I fear the most: to die or to live without God? »

« What do I fear the most: to die or to live without God? » How do NGO volunteers manage the COVID-19 crisis during their mission? Anne-Gaelle, …

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Quarantine and porn: 10 tips to not fall into the trap

Quarantine and porn: 10 tips to not fall into the trap However small or big, addictions concerns us all. Take a closer look, aren`t we all hooked …

AfricaCyprien & Daphrose Rugamba

Today, April 7th, we commemorate the death anniversary of Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba

“Murumve twana twanjye nabaraze urukundo” * “Listen my children, my legacy to you is love!” *Murumve twana twanjye nabaraze urukundo” or “Listen my children, my legacy to …

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Holy Masses live – online broadcasts!

“In the present situation, in which we find ourselves living more or less isolated, we are invited to rediscover and deepen the value of the communion that …

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Blessed Feast of Saint Joseph!

Husband of Mary After the Blessed Virgin Mary, St Joseph is our powerful intercessor before God. St Joseph faithfully cared for his little family, Jesus and Mary. …

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Feast of the Presentation of Jesus: Presenting — The Formation House of the Consecrated Sisters in Paris (France)

February 2 marks the Feast Day of Consecrated life – Here’s some news of the Formation House in Paris “Dear Consecrated brothers and sisters, you are simple …

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Emmanuel Community European Advisory Council in The Hague, The Netherlands

Around 50 brothers and sisters of the Zone-Europe met from January 24-26 in The Hague, in the Willibrordushuis, a house of the Brothers of Saint John. They …

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Sunday of the Word of God

The Word of God should be at the heart of our life!

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Encounter of leaders of the Emmanuel Community in Latin America

Between January 9 and 12, 2020, different leaders of the Emmanuel Community in Latin America were gathered in São Paolo (Brazil) to pray and discern together on …

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New Archbishop in Monaco: S.E Mgr Dominique-Marie David

On January 21, 2020, Pope Francis appointed Fr Dominique-Marie David as Archbishop of the Principality of Monaco. January 21, is the Feast of Saint Agnes, when the …

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5th EEYM in Kalwaria, Poland

Around 180 young adults from 20 countries gathered together in Kalwaria, Poland for the 5th Emmanuel European Youth Meeting or EEYM. “Do not be afraid” was the …

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The Eucharistic Miracle in Buenos Aires

Eucharistic miracles are often subjected to scientific expertise in order to be able to authenticate them or not. In Buenos Aires (Argentina), experts in the field have …

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Gloria in Excelsis Deo!

A Joyful Christmas and Peaceful New Year 2020! For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on …

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52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary – Üdvözöljük!

The 52nd International Eucharistic Congress from September 13-20, 2020 Thousands of pilgrims and participants are awaited during this congress. Different activites, workshops, conferences, … are included in …

AsiaHighlights

Our Lady of Kibeho helped our family to reconcile

Joefrey from the Philippines, tells us about how Our Lady of Kibeho (Rwanda), helped his family to reconcile. It is a testimony of hope and forgiveness that …

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Join! The Worldwide Adoration!

   

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5th EEYM!

Emmanuel European Youth Meeting in Kalwaria, Poland! After Brussels, Vienna, Budapest and Ljubljana, the 5th edition of the EEYM will be held in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska (Poland) from …

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Save the date! Jesus Festival 2020!

Jesus Festival August 21-23, 2020 !!! Three exceptional days of celebration and praise with twenty English and French Christian music groups. Whatever your age, or musical taste, …

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Emmanuel Young Adult Gathering

Join us in North America for our Emmanuel Young Adult Gathering! From December 28-31, 2019, in St Paul, Minnesota (USA) there will be a gathering for young …

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“God alone is enough”: to live as a consecrated woman in the Emmanuel Community

I give myself to Christ and his merciful love Last October 27, three of our Consecrated sisters made their First Commitment (three years) in Consecrated Life, one …

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Mission Congress 2019: Charisms and Mission

Why are the charisms inseparable from the proclamation of the Gospel? Since 2015, a Mission Congress is held in Paris which gathers different parishes, communities, and Catholics …

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Fr. Frédéric Louzeau on AMORIS LAETITIA

The doctrine has not changed, the world has changed! Interview with Fr. Frédéric Louzeau “Il est Vivant” (He is Alive!) and Louis-Etienne de Labarthe Fr. Frédéric Louzeau …

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52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary – Üdvözöljük!

From September 13-20, 2020 in Budapest, Hungary, the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress will be held Thousands of pilgrims and participants are awaited during this congress. Different activites, …

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Jean-Marc Bahans on AMORIS LAETITIA

Pastoral Conversion: Interview with Jean-Marc Bahans by “Il est Vivant” (He is alive!)      

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Father François Gonon on AMORIS LAETITIA

The Pope is calling shepherds to “adopt the demanding and merciful gaze of Christ, the Good Shepherd who is attentive to each one of his sheep and …

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9 days till the Pentecost! Veni Sancte Spiritus!

Pentecost Sunday Sequence Here is a prayer that will help us on our way to Pentecost! Let us move forward together towards Pentecost and ask the Holy …

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Monsignor Denis Biju-Duval on AMORIS LAETITIA

Pastoral Conversion: Go out to people, renew their initial evangelization, offer them paths to human and spiritual growth. The scope of the possible initiatives opens up before …

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ESMs: Empower to evangelize!

Walk together with the youth Last March, the ESM (Emmanuel Schools of Mission) directors, and their teams gathered at the Domus Emmanuel in Paris (France), to work …

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Get ready for the International Session!

Home is where His Heart is! From July 23-28 an International Session will be held in Paray le Monial (France).  A dozen of nations from different continents …

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Come Holy Spirit, come!

Prayer Campaign Since March, CHARIS has been organizing a major prayer campaign to prepare for a new outpouring of the Spirit. Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the Ecclesiastical Assistant …

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Return to God of Bishop Albert-Marie de Monléon

Thank you Brother Albert! The one we called ‘Brother Albert’, knew the Renewal in the United States in the 1970s and met Pierre Goursat in 1972 after …

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CARDINAL CHRISTOPH SCHÖNBORN on AMORIS LAETITIA

“Coming myself from a broken family, I read the exhortation with gratitude”     __________________________ Excerpts from the press conference at which the Apostolic Exhortation was presented, …

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A glimpse of the “Maison Saint Joseph”

Maison Saint Joseph (St. Joseph’s House) in Namur (Belgium), next to the Chapel of the Heart of Jesus, welcomes every year about twenty young people to discern …

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Alleluia! Great is His Mercy!

On this Divine Mercy Sunday, let us endlessly praise Him for His marvellous deeds! Here are some songs to help us praise the Lord for His Mercy! …

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Alleluia! He is Alive!

A Happy and Blessed Easter to all!  

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Arise, O man, work of my hands, arise, you who were fashioned in my image

A reading from an ancient homily for Holy Saturday

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Madagascar: Receiving and sharing the burning love of Christ

     

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The Scandals in the Church: Where do we stand?

Some points and questions that we can ponder on during the current crisis in the Church Today the truth is out about a situation which we have …

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Another kind of Marathon!

PRAYER ‘MARATHON’ at ESM Roma! Friday 12th April Let the students of ESM Roma tell you about it! ESM Prayer Marathon: Send us your prayer intentions! Hey …

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April 7th marked the 25th death anniversary of Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba

 “Murumve twana twanjye nabaraze urukundo” * “Listen my children, my legacy to you is love!”

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Emmanuel summer sessions in Paray

Paray-le-Monial. It is in this small town of Burgundy (France) that Jesus appeared in the 17th century to a nun, Marguerite-Marie Alacoque. Jesus showed Marguerite-Marie his Heart …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat – Day18

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat – Day17

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat – Day16

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day15

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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The Feast of the Annunciation with Pierre Goursat

Excerpts from:    Martine Catta  “Words of Pierre Goursat” Watch the film “Pierre Goursat and the Emmanuel Community” (52 minutes – subtitled in 14 languages)

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Emmanuel summer sessions – Paray

TAKE A FEW DAYS, AND HAVE A BREAK!   Come, relax, reflect, and regain momentum, during a session in Paray-le-Monial (France). Young or old, single, as a …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day14

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day13

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day12

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day11

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day10

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day9

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat – Day8

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day7

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day6

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day5

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat -Day4

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat – Day3

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat – Day2

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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Lent with Pierre Goursat – Day1

With the help of Pierre Goursat, founder of the Emmanuel Community, let us move forward together during this Lenten Season Throughout Lent, let us ask Pierre  Words …

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On this Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, an inspiring and touching message!

“God will put you back, this time, in a beautiful mosaic, so that you can be life-giver for others”          

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Ljubljana, Slovenia! An amazing 4th Emmanuel European Youth Meeting

From December 28, 2018 to January 1, 2019, more than 250 young adults from every continent, gathered together in Ljubljana, Slovenia, to celebrate the New Year as one …

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Through this icon, let us contemplate the Mystery of the Incarnation

The entire Creation is called together to celebrate this great mystery. God becomes man to renew and reconcile all Creation from within … an inside story of …

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A teaching by Pierre Goursat about Advent

In this beginning of Advent, let us read this excerpt from a teaching by Pierre Goursat (founder of the Emmanuel Community) on the expectation of the coming …

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Laurent Landete, new member of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

On October 6, 2018, Pope Francis appointed several members and consultors in various Roman dicasteries. Laurent Landete, former consultor of the Pontifical Council for the Laity and …

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[VIDEO] A look back at the 6 days of election and prayer

From Sunday 22 July to Friday 27 July, the College of Election and Prayer met for an unprecedented week since the election process was reviewed and updated …

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A new General Moderator and a new Council for Emmanuel Community

It is with great joy to announce that Michel-Bernard de Vregille was elected moderator general on 27 July 2018 by 157 members of the Community. He succeeds …

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Amoris Laetitia celebrates its second anniversary

On April 8, 2016, the encyclical Amoris laetitia was made public by Pope Francis. Father François Gonon, responsible for the formation of priests in the Emmanuel Community, …

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The Emmanuel Community consecrates itself to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary

Laurent Landete, general moderator of the Emmanuel Community explains the meaning of this consecration. It is customary to speak of the consecration to Jesus by Mary and …

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Official approval of the new Statutes of Emmanuel Community

Homily of Archbishop Farrell – Mass of thanksgiving for the approval of the new Statutes, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at the Church of St. Josemaría in Rome. …

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The New Establishment of the Emmanuel Community Clerical Association

Today, August 30, 2017, officially marks the establishment by the Holy See of a clerical association for priests and deacons of the Emmanuel Community. The Community receives …