The Ephphata Fraternity is one of the thousand  denomination of charismatic revival.It was set up in Yaounde -Cameroon in 30 September 1976 in the chapel of the Catholic university chaplaincy.It was founded by late reverend Father Pierre Meinrad Hebga.The Fraternity started off modestly with 5 person;today it has thousands of prayer particitpants in Cameroon,France,Germany,England, and in April 2006 the group has been formed in Washington DC and in Atlanta(USA).

The Charismatic revival prayer is essentially based on a marked devotion to the Holy Spirit.