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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 …

AfricaCommunity life

Rugamba family: closure of the diocesan phase of the beatification process

Further progress in the beatification process of the Rugamba family: on 23 September 2021, their file was sealed and sent to Rome, marking the end of the …

Community lifeNews

Pope Francis addresses the moderators of ecclesial movements and new communities

On 16 September 2021, the annual meeting of lay associations, Church movements, and new communities was held in Rome, organized by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family, …

AfricaFidesco

Volunteering: Fidesco sends 4 volunteers to France!

Fidesco also sends volunteers to France. On Thursday 30 September 2021, the second promotion of these volunteers from the South coming to help in the North was …

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July 25th: 1st World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly!

The theme of this day is based on the words of Jesus Christ “I am with you always”. An initiative of the Pope at the heart of …

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Priestly and diaconal ordinations 2021

The Emmanuel Community is happy to announce new ordinations to the priesthood and diaconate in 2021: Priestly ordinations • Mateusz SZYBIAK, 19 May in the Basilica of …

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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 …

AfricaHighlights

A look back at the episcopal ordination of Bishop José Likolo of Lisala

Appointed Bishop of Lisala on 15 February, Bishop José Likolo, a priest of Kinshasa and a member of the Emmanuel Community, was ordained on Saturday 29 May …

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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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Missionary in Rome -want to know more?

Have you ever dreamed to live and do missionary work in Rome? No is your chance to spend 9 months, with other young adults doing just that. …

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This summer, how about volunteering in Altötting?

The summer is coming quickly and in the Emmanuel Community we are starting to prepare some spiritual options for you to spend in a different type of …

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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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Youth mission and Schools of mission updates

We want to give you some news about the youth formation we reflected up on the last years and the ESM missions across the world. What changes …

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Pope urges for the Rosary prayer in May

On 1 May, the Holy Father will open a month of prayer to ask God for an end to the pandemic. He invites the faithful to pray …

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“Responding to God’s Mercy” – FidesCo encounter with the Pope

On Saturday 20 March 2021, a delegation from FidesCo was received in audience by the Pope on the occasion of the association’s 40th anniversary. Testimony During the …

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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 …

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[Lenten Booklet] Closer to the Heart of Christ! He is Risen!

THE PIERCED HEART Each day, the course includes a short word, a short text from the Bible and a small action for you to take. The prayers …

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Interview with Véronique and Benoît Rabourdin, responsibles for Love & Truth mission

The special year of Amoris Laetitia desired by Pope Francis is an opportunity to highlight the mission of Love and Truth at the service of couples and …

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[Lenten Booklet] Closer to the Heart of Christ! Week 6

THE PIERCED HEART Each day, the course includes a short word, a short text from the Bible and a small action for you to take. The prayers …

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[Lenten Booklet] Closer to the Heart of Christ! Week 5

THE HEART (SPIRITUAL) PLACE OF MEETING WITH GOD Each day, the course includes a short word, a short text from the Bible and a small action for …

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[Lenten Booklet] Closer to the Heart of Christ! Week 4

THE HEART IDENTITY Each day, the course includes a short word, a short text from the Bible and a small action for you to take. The prayers …

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[Lenten Booklet] Closer to the Heart of Christ! Week 3

THE INTELLIGENT HEART Each day, the course includes a short word, a short text from the Bible and a small action for you to take. The prayers …

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[Lenten Booklet] Closer to the Heart of Christ! Week 2

THE HEART THAT FEELS Each day, the course includes a short word, a short text from the Bible and a small action for you to take. The …

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[Lenten Booklet] Closer to the Heart of Christ! Week 1

OUR HEART OF FLESH… Each day, the course includes a short word, a short text from the Bible and a small action for you to take. The …

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Mgr Joseph-Bernard Likolo named bishop of Lisala (R.D.C.)

Great joy! The Holy Father has appointed Joseph-Bernard Likolo, priest of the Emmanuel Community, ordained for the diocese of Kinshasa, bishop of the diocese of Lisala (Democratic …

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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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HORIZON -what counts the most?

The Emmanuel Youth France are living a 7 days course to discover the new Horizon ! No event in Paray le Monial for the Winter Forum, instead …

Community lifeInternational

[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. …

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Emmanuel International Youth Forum (EEYM) online from Brno (CZ)

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching …

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“While participating in a TV game show, I clearly felt the help of the Holy Spirit”

Katarina works for Editions de l’Emmanuel (Emmanuel Publishing House) in Slovenia. To finance the translation of a book, she had a daring idea: participate in a very popular …

AfricaEurope

Integral ecology – Two answers of the Emmanuel Community to Laudato Si encyclical

At the end of 2020, 5 years after the Encyclical Laudato Si publication, Pope Francis declared a Laudato Si year. It is time for us to see …

Community lifeInternational

Glorious Cross – Emmanuel Community Internal Mission

The members of the Glorious Cross are the “Witnesses of Christ’s joy and victory»! Starting this month, new section where we would like to present you the …

Community lifeInternational

Glorious Cross –Interview with Bruno Pouzoullic

What is the Glorious Cross? The Glorious Cross is a Mission of the Emmanuel Community created with the purpose to integrate the brothers and sisters who have …

Community lifeNews

What is a Good Year

Letter of the Fr. Benoit Guédas, the Shrine of the Sacred Heart Sanctuary in Paray-le-Monial ( France), entrusted to the Emmanuel Communtiy Dear friends, What are the …

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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Love in lockdown – a testimony from Australia

In Australia, Love and Truth organised an evening to help couples renew their love experienced through confinement. “Last week we passed 100 days of Stage 4 lockdown …

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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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All saints prayer night for youths organized by CHARIS

On the eve of the All Saints Day, CHARIS ( international service for all the expressions  of the current of grace that the Charismatic Renewal) has organized …

HighlightsInternational

“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 …

EuropeMust read

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 …

EuropeHighlights

Michel Lonsdale, the Artist in love with God

Michael Lonsdale was a British-French actor who appeared in over 180 films and television shows. Known in the English-speaking world for his roles as the villain Hugo …

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ESM NEWS Fall 2020

In 2020-2021, 5 of the 7 schools of evangelization will undergo significant changes. Father Janez Rus, the International Youth Coordinator for the Emmanuel Community, gives us the …

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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 …

AfricaCommunity life

“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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Ring the bells!

In just a few days, we’ll be celebrating Pentecost! Sarah, from Australia, tells us “let yourselves be prompted by the Holy Spirit!” In January, James and I …

ESMHighlights

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 …

Community lifeFrance

“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 …

AmericaCommunity life

The power of prayer and perseverance turns sadness into joy!

Nancy, one of the young adults in the USA is a nurse, she tells us about her real struggles but also REAL HOPE and PEACE! Nancy, you’ve …

EuropeMust read

“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! …

Community lifeHighlights

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 …

AsiaCommunity life

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 …

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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 …

Community lifeHighlights

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 …

Community lifeHighlights

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. …

InternationalNews

Together, let us pray to the Holy Spirit until the end of the Coronavirus epidemic!

The consequences of the continuing Coronavirus epidemic around the world are already very serious. Vulnerable people are the most exposed. The consequences on the functioning of the …

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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 …

Community lifeEurope

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 …

Community lifeHighlights

Sunday of the Word of God

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

AmericaCommunity life

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 …

Community lifeHighlights

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 …

AmericaHighlights

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 …

Community lifeHighlights

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 …

HighlightsInternational

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 …

EventsMust read

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, …

AmericaEmmanuel Youth

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 …

ESMHighlights

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Feast Day

Feast Day: St. Thérèse never doubted that her life had meaning Today, October 1st, is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one …

ESMInternational

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 8

Day Eight:Pray with confidence for those who do not believe they can be loved October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She …

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A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 7

Day Seven: An opportunity to rely completely on You October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the Patron …

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A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 6

Day Six: Every day as a gift ! October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the Patron Saints …

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A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 5

Day Five: The gift of forgiving October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the Patron Saints of the …

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A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 4

Day Four: Humble service to others October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the Patron Saints of the …

HighlightsInternational

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, …

ESMInternational

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 3

Day Three: Help them to be aware of your presence October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the …

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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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A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 2

Day Two: Help them to rely on your providential care October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the …

ESMInternational

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission

Day One: Help them to love you more October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the Patron Saints …

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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 …

EventsHighlights

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

Interview of “Il est Vivant” with Michel-Bernard de Vregille, General Moderator of the Emmanuel Community

We must not allow our faith, our joy and our hope to be stolen from us! “Il est vivant!” * : The Church is a “topic” that …

Community lifeFidesco

Madagascar: Receiving and sharing the burning love of Christ