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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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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