Algeria

Letters from Maria Chiara and her council to the Little sisters

Little Sisters of Jesus: their new councilLittle Sisters of Jesus: their new council

This is the first letter from Maria Chiara the recently elected General sister in charge of the Little sisters of Jesus during their international Chapter of September 2011.  read more »

A love for Islam - our heritage

Touggourt tea timeTouggourt tea time

A little sister shares about her life in Algeria and how she was attracted from an early age by the friendship that was built up between Little sister Magdeleine and the first friends of Touggourt.  read more »

News from Maria Chiara and her team - In the Magreb

Algeria, walking togetherAlgeria, walking together

Rabat, February 22, 2014.

Extracts from a letter from the General Council after their trip to the Maghreb.

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Little sisters of Jesus 70th Anniversary Celebration in Algeria, Touggourt

Touggourt 70th AnniversaryTouggourt 70th Anniversary

On the 8th September the Little sisters celebrated 70 years since their foundation by Little sister Magdeleine of Jesus, in Touggourt, in 1939.

Homily by Bishop Claude Rault of Laghouat, Sahara  read more »

Gathering of the Regionals of the Little sisters of Jesus from Magreb and the Orient in Assisi

St FrancisSt Francis

     What is often remembered from a gathering like ours is not the words, but the climate, the air we breathed, the depth of personal sharing. Here then is an attempt to transmit a life experience that was very meaningful to us.  read more »

Charles de Foucauld in Tamanrasset : a fraternal life at the heart of the world

This text enables us to follow the path taken by Brother Charles from the ”monastic cloister” to a life that takes on the style of that of the ordinary people of Tamanrasset.  read more »

In the footsteps of Brother Charles

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Brother Charles' 'fraternity' at Béni-AbbésBrother Charles' 'fraternity' at Béni-Abbés An account of a pilgrimage by members of the Lay Fraternity of Charles de Foucauld, to Algeria to visit the places where Brother Charles lived  read more »

Our roots in a Muslim world

1939 Touggourt1939 Touggourt

After 50 years of presence in Norway, the Little sisters close their community. To celebrate and thank God for all the tiny seeds sown in the ground a long standing friend decided to organize a study day for lay people with the aim of exploring how the spirituality of Brother Charlesspeaks to the lay person in today’s world.  read more »

Little Sisters of Jesus in Algeria, Beni Abbes, a 'Source' Community

Beni Abbes is 'alive' with the life and thought of Brother Charles and it is a place where many people come to draw life from this desert well spring.  read more »