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On Fire for Mission

July 18th, 2011 | Posted by Emaus Mission in Heritage Papers - (Comments Off on On Fire for Mission)

Chapter 1: The founder of Mariannhill was a Trappist and also a very dynamic missionary. If no one wants to go, I will, was his reply to a bishop in 1879 who pleaded for Trappists to help him evangelize the local people of South Africa. Prior Francis had struggled for nine years to establish the …
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The Birth Of The Congregation

July 18th, 2011 | Posted by Emaus Mission in Heritage Papers - (Comments Off on The Birth Of The Congregation)

Download PDF here. Opening of Centenary Year 2009 , St. Anne’s Chapel Mariannhill, 1 February 2009 The committee, appointed to organise the various events of the centenary year 2009, planned this gathering on 1st February as a curtain-raiser for tomorrow’s celebration. It was decided to invite Fr. Adalbert Balling CMM from Cologne, Germany, to deliver …
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Apprentice and Wanderer

July 18th, 2011 | Posted by Emaus Mission in Heritage Papers - (Comments Off on Apprentice and Wanderer)

Download PDF here Chapter 1 APPRENTICE AND WANDERER It is amazing what this man, WENDELIN PFANNER, manages to experience within a few years’ time! Parish priest of a run-down parish (Haselstauden in his native Austria). Spiritual director of sisters (Zagreb, Croatia). Prison chaplain. A pilgrimage to Rome. A pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Health problems. …
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Vatican Hosting a Meeting for Bloggers

July 6th, 2011 | Posted by Emaus Mission in Blog - (Comments Off on Vatican Hosting a Meeting for Bloggers)

VATICAN CITY, APRIL 8, 2011 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican is hosting a meeting for bloggers, both to better understand what bloggers need, and to present media initiatives under way in the Church. Supposing that a large group of bloggers will be in Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, the meeting has been scheduled …
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Yearning for Light

July 6th, 2011 | Posted by Emaus Mission in Blog | Emaus News - (Comments Off on Yearning for Light)

Newgrange, a monument not far from Dublin in Ireland, is one of the best known prehistoric tombs in the world. It was built about 3000 B.C. What’s special about it? Every year on the Winter Solstice, on 21 December, as the sun rises its light shines through the 18m long passageway which leads into the …
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