About Emma

Born in a very poor family

Emma C. de Guzman was born into a very poor family in Cabanatuan City, Philippines on December 08, 1949, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, the Mother of God.  She was widowed at the age of 26 with three children: Maria  Novena, Romulo(+) and Marvin.  She lost her husband when her oldest child was 5 years old.

In 1984, Emma decided to took employment in Singapore as domestic helper to raise her three growing children. 

In 1986, through her fervent prayers, God made it possible for her to move from Singapore to Canada as a live-in nanny.

The spiritual & mystical Gifts

On September 8, 1991 on the feast day of the Blessed Mother’s birth. Emma received her spiritual and mystical gift at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Youngstown, Buffalo, New York, USA. From then on Emma experienced  mystical apparitions from the  Blessed Virgin Mary, our Lord Jesus Christ and a number of Saints and Angels.

She also received messages in different languages even if she only understood English and Tagalog. For nine years, she suffered all the wounds through the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ and received mystical communion through the bleeding hosts from the Angel of the Eucharist.

On many occasions , Emma  was  extraordinarily  blessed to view the Souls in Purgatory; experienced the phenomenon of bi-location; roses coming out from  her chest; oozing oil; odor of sanctity and manifestation  of gold dust; as well as  the ability to read souls.

Emma is a very simple and humble child of God.  Her humility is expressed in unceasing acceptance and dependence on the Will of God. She is absolutely obedient to the authority and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and its  Magisterium.  She fully acknowledges that her Mystical Gifts are not hers and is fully aware that she does not take glory in them. Everything is God’s will to relieve human suffering of the soul and the body.

The La Pieta Prayer group

The mission of La Pieta is to bring the message of peace, love and joy to all ; to help the poor and destitute and to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Our Lord and Savior.

People have been deeply inspired by the ministry of Emma. Subsequently other La Pieta Prayer Groups were established in different countries, like:   The Canada, USA, France, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Poland, Australia and Philippines.

Emma has traveled to the many prayer groups through the invitations of the Coordinators and their Parish Priests.  Usually after each Eucharistic Celebration. Emma leads a Healing Service by praying with each person individually.  Her prayer is always for spiritual healing and conversion of the heart  that showed evidences  through many physical healings  of the body too.

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Emma with Cardinal Vidal and Bill Pote (+), friend and benefactor of La Pieta.

God has also allowed her to touch the hearts of those she speaks with.  They significantly value her  spiritual  insights and sharing with deep inspiration and commitment to  the Jesus Ministry.

The La Pieta prayer group was first based in Bloomsbury, New Jersey, then later on transferred to Washington. Emma hosts’ visits from many priests, prayer group members and guests.

The La Pieta International Prayer Groups espouse loyalty to the Holy Father, the Pope and live out the  traditional expression of  prayer life, such as  utmost reverence when receiving Holy Communion on the tongue and the women wearing  a white veil for Holy Mass.

Emma with Soledad “Sol “Gaviola(+) founded the La Pieta International Prayer Group in Kingston, Ontario, Canada in September of 1991. 

Mt. of Salvation of Mother of Love, Peace and Joy

On December 8, 2004, the Blessed Mother of Love, Peace and Joy appeared to Emma in the Philippines.

People from all over the world came to visit the Apparition site where the blessed Mother of Love, Peace & Joy appeared together with the angels and saints.

The Apparition site is open to everyone. Many had reported spiritual and physical healing. Priest, religious men and women, and families, continue to visit the holy ground to pay respect and offer prayers, as an offering of their problems and also to be inspired in their way of life.

Emma sharing a talk with the crowd at the apparition site. She is wearing a white veil, a traditional expression of respect and reverence done by the prayer groups especially when receiving the Holy Eucharist.
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Emma with Fr. Maurice, Fr. Dennis Paez, Archbishop Ramon Arguelles, Fr. Machado and Fr. Manny Gelido at the Mountain of Salvation in Calaca, Batangas