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NYAC Walk to Emmaus

     Each person who attends The Walk to Emmaus has a sponsor.  A sponsor is a person who has been through an Emmaus experience and is willing to share that experience with another new Emmaus participant.  The sponsorship of a previous participant frees the current participant from any personal responsibilities that might distract him or her while on the experience.  Sponsorship also undergirds each participant's 72-hour experience with prayer and other expressions of God's love.

     According to the dictionary, a sponsor is one who presents a candidate and who takes and assumes responsibility for that individual.