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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Mariannhill and Saint Benedict

July 12th, 2011 | Posted by YLF in Blog | Emaus News - (Comments Off on Mariannhill and Saint Benedict)

Rootedness in the Benedictine-Trappist tradition is a basic component of our charism as the congregation of the Missionaries of Mariannhill. Let us see briefly. It stems from the fact that our congregation “springs from” a community with a monastic life-style and spirituality and which strove very hard to combine the monastic and missionary ways of …
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Sacred Heart of Jesus

July 6th, 2011 | Posted by YLF in Blog | Emaus News - (Comments Off on Sacred Heart of Jesus)

An eight-year-old boy is just over a serious illness, when his sister comes down with the same sickness. The only way to save her is to use the antibodies developed in his brother’s blood. A blood transfusion therefore! So the doctor asks the little boy if he would accept to donate blood to his sister. …
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Homily on the occasion of the Anniversary of the Death of Abbot Francis

July 6th, 2011 | Posted by YLF in Blog | Emaus News - (Comments Off on Homily on the occasion of the Anniversary of the Death of Abbot Francis)

Jn 19: 25-27 Dear sisters and brothers, Blessed Mother Teresa once said to one of her friends suffering from a severe cancer that she was so close to the Jesus’ cross that he could embrace her. Near the Cross! Could Mary be closer to her son at the foot of the Cross? Could Abbot Francis …
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