September 20, 2017

Bloom Where You are Planted

First Installment

I have a friend named Betty who is a resident at Bishop Drum Retirement Home in Johnston, IA. Betty is a beautiful woman who struggles daily with the ravages of MS (multiple sclerosis) and is bodily confined to her wheelchair...

June 22, 2017

Do you desire to know God? Not just know about God, but know God?  Many of us sense that something is missing in life—that we want more out of our faith.  We might work hard— participating in bible studies and faith formation groups, volunteering constantly, giving gen...

May 25, 2017

Emmaus House is excited to offer an opportunity for continued growth and fellowship for spiritual directors on Friday evening, July 14, 2017, 

10 Essential Things You Might Not Have BeenTaught in Spiritual Direction Training!

During this relaxed and interactive...

May 23, 2017

Emmaus House Spirituality Center is pleased to offer Godly Responses to Ungodly Situations!  

As all of you know, we live in a world that often feels chaotic, hurtful, and dark. Despite the fact that God created everything good, there are situations and people in our li...

January 9, 2017

Why take 3-4 days out of your busy life for a silent, directed retreat? I’m glad that you asked that!

Emmaus House is offering an opportunity for you to step back, to “retreat”, from the busyness and clamor of everyday life to spend intentional time deepening your relat...

November 18, 2016

Advent Morning of Reflection

The beauty and power of Advent often gets lost amid the busyness of preparing for Christmas, distracting us from the purpose of this holy preparatory season of looking forward and waiting for something greater. Join us at Emmaus House on Sat...

November 9, 2016

I received an unexpected gift today, and in that gift I was reminded of something precious. This gift, on this first post-election day, came in the form of Pope Francis’ 2013 letter, Joy of the Gospel,paragraph 275.  Here Francis solidly proclaims that,“Christ, risen a...

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