Since 1975, Emmanuel Community has been striving to be a faithful witness to what Pope John Paul II called a new spring time. He was referring to the creativity that the Holy Spirit has given to new movements and communities to renew the Church. 

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From the Moderator

Greg Shakhovskoy

Our Intergenerational Community

In the last week Marg and I have been watching the series Downton Abbey. The second of the series deals with the impact of the First World War on the residents - the Lords and Ladies and the servants who wait on them. There was a great divide between these two sets of people.

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What's On

Fri 01 Jul 07:30 PM | All-Night Adoration
7:30pm Mass, 9:00pm Adoration begins. Emmaus Centre
Sun 03 Jul 10:15 AM | Sunday Eucharist
St Mary Magdalene Church, Cecil Rd, Bardon
Wed 06 Jul 07:00 PM | More
The Princess Theatre, 8 Annerley Rd, Woollongabba
Sun 10 Jul 10:15 AM | Sunday Eucharist
St Mary Magdalene Church, Cecil Rd, Bardon
Sun 17 Jul 05:00 PM | Ignite Live
Australian Catholic University, 1100 Nudgee Rd, Banyo
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From the Team

Emmanuel Community
weekly devotional

An Attitude of Gratitude

I’m struck by the connection between prayer and thanksgiving, and how easily it can be missed. I remember as a child learning to include thanksgiving in the ‘recipe’ of my prayer – yet somehow it has often become a neglected ingredient.

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