Little Sisters of Jesus

Part of our history, Among the Tapirapé Indians

Marcos Xako’iapari, our great friend, the great spiritual leader of the Tapirapé Indians died in March 2006. His people paid him tribute with much ritual singing and dancing asking that his spirit may take the right path and that he may not be afraid in his new life there where he would be.

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Little Sisters of Jesus in South Africa, Our communities

Apartheid has left lasting effects. How to keep alive the struggle for the true freedom of everyone, and for the whole human person, and to build a society in which respect and equality are the cornerstones.  read more »

Part of our History: Life among the Toubou and the Kerboubou Tuareg of Niger

Little sister Ria Christine from Holland lived in Niger for twenty-six years. She lived with the Toubous nomads for eighteen years and then among the Tuareg in Kerboubou for eight years.


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Little Sisters of Jesus in France. Le Tubet, our family house.

Tubet ChapelTubet Chapel

Little sister Magdeleine received this house as a Christmas present in 1940, one year after she had founded the Little sisters of Jesus in Touggourt, Algeria. It was a real miracle as at that time she had nowhere to house her little community. Generations of Little sisters have stayed there who consider it to be their ‘family house’.  read more »

Part of our History:The story of Baraka and Kevin from Mwanza,

I would like to share with you two wonderful stories that happened recently in our Community.  read more »

Vocational discoveries: Gloria's insights into living friendship

What strikes me is that the Little sisters manage to live in friendship and show God’s love for everybody without imposing their beliefs.
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Vocational discoveries: Barbara explores contemplative life lived in 'ordinary' conditions

I am searching for a way of life that would enable me to live the ordinary life of people around on a much deeper level.

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Vocational discoveries: Patricia living and working in London shares her thoughts

In my search for my vocation the most important is for me is to follow the Truth although I am often in the dark.

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From Aubonne in Switzerland


Little sister Maria Hedwig who is Austrian, writes from her community in Aubonne near Geneva:  read more »