Little Brothers of Jesus

Life in Cairo (Egypt)

For some time a number of brothers have written to me asking what I have been up to since leaving the General Fraternity  read more »

To each person his 'Dayenu'

Giang was asked to take charge of the formation of young men who enter the Fraternity in his Region. In order to provide this service he agreed to follow a course of "formation for formators". In this newsletter he describes this using the word "Dayenu" ("that would have sufficed for me"). This word is the reply that the Jewish people give during the Passover rite to the enumeration of all the benefits God has provided for his People. To each gift of the Lord they exclaim, "That would have been sufficed for me!" (Dayenu).  read more »

Life, seen as "underside" of history

This year the Fraternity of the Little Brothers of Jesus celebrates sixty years of presence in Chile. Benito has lived there for about thirty years.  read more »

What is at the heart of the vocation of the Little Brothers of Jesus?

A recent process has asked the different regions in the Fraternity to express themselves on their charism.
It’s surprising to see how, from varied milieus, experiences and very diverse expressions, some marks of this portrait come out everywhere with force.  read more »

My friends the Poor

"This book consists of a seriesof true stories. Each of them has been confided to me, for you, by someone poor. I have demanded no other I.D.' of my heroes. They are hungry, they are marginalized, they are handicapped. They make a living
by working too hard."  read more »

News from Onitsha, (Nigeria)

Fidelis and John Paul are two Nigerian brothers. When they had finished their formation in Cameroon, they went back to Nigeria. They re-opened the fraternity of Onitsha which has remained closed for several years, taken care of by a Protestant friend for the whole period. They have both made their perpetual vows and have lived together for three years.  read more »

News from Lille

The first fraternity in the north-east of France (in Roubaix) dates from 1951. The one on Lille was founded in 1982 in a neighbourhood with a very large presence of foreigners. mainly Moroccans. For a long time that brothers in Lille have quite often welcomed young men who want to make a stay in a fraternity, as well as foreign brothers who come to France to learn French. Since 2006 it has also been a fraternity for brothers who are students.  read more »

News from Vietnam

Anton is a Vietnamese brother. Through some news, often filled with humour, he tells us about is life as a retired worker, and he shows us the beauty of the countryside he travels through on his visits to family and friends.  read more »