Ian Latham

Charles de Foucauld, Silent witness for Jesus, 'in the face of Islam'

Originally published as chapter 4 of Catholics in Interreligious Dialogue: Studies in Monasticism, Theology and Spirituality.

Published by Gracewing (2006) UK ISBN 0 85244 640 3, Charles de Foucauld (1858-1916): Silent witness for Jesus 'in the face of Islam',

Edited by Anthony O'Mahony and Peter Bowe, OSB  read more »

The Vision of the Gospel that filled the mind and heart of Brother Charles

Brother IanBrother IanLeaflets of Brother Ian's textsLeaflets of Brother Ian's texts Downloadable texts of a series of talks given by Little Brother of Jesus, Ian Latham, to a group of priests in the Jesus Caritas fraternity. They present what the Gospel meant to Charles to Foucauld and how he came to discover his 'Nazareth' vocation.  read more »

A new way of being together

"FAITH gives us new vision, new tastes, new ways of living".
So wrote 'Brother Charles of Jesus', as Charles de Foucauld came to call himself. That was in Nazareth, in 1900, where Charles was exploring for himself (and for us in our here-and-now - for Charles was always conscious of those who would follow the furrow he was tracing) the meaning and implications of his re-discovered faith as a follower of Jesus.  read more »