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


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! 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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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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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 …


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 …


On this Solemnity of Saint Joseph, a testimony about the fruits of the ESM at a workplace

Last March 8, an ESM Roma alumni student, received the “Woman Achiever of the Year Award” from Nokia, in India.  Here’s her testimony: *It is an award …

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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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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 …


“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 …


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 …


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 …

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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 …


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 …