Various communities together

British National Gathering 2008 at Walsingham

Photographs taken by Gus Carroll at the National Gathering at Walsingham, England, in March 2008. They include photos of the newly built parish church in Walsingham.

News about Chapel to Brother Charles in Hungary

Vasad chapel of Br CharlesVasad chapel of Br CharlesA report about the event held on July 19th to formally mark the placing of a relic of Brother Charles in the chapel chapel of Vasad , Hungary, that would from then on be called the chapel of St. Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

Illustrated Life Story of Charles

Nomad friends in El AbiodhNomad friends in El AbiodhA short illustrated life of Br Charles, taken mainly from his own writings.  read more »

Reflection on the relevance of Brother Charles for today (from his writings)

Charles talking with the TouaregsCharles talking with the TouaregsTaking a look at the relevance of the life of Brother Charles for today.  read more »

Canonisation of Brother Charles

Blessed Charles de Foucauld is to be declared a saint, a second miracle having been ascribed to his intercession.  read more »

The Legacy of Charles de Foucauld

Site initiated in USA but with world wide links, news and information on the life and spirituality of blessed Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

Nazareth weekend with Little Brother Marc

"I lost my heart to Jesus of Nazareth”

I was invited to speak about “Nazareth”. Of course this is a central theme in the spirituality of Charles de Foucauld: like Brother Charles we were all seduced by the “human face of God at Nazareth” as Emmanuel Asi says. So I guess that nothing new will come out, but it is always important to come back to the source and drink fresh water.

My presentation will have 3 points:

- to look at how Charles de Foucauld’s conception of Nazareth evolved;

- to go through the Gospel and see what does that mean for Jesus to be a man of Nazareth;

- some fundamental attitudes to enter into the dynamic of Nazareth.  read more »