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5. Call to the lowest place

Prior Velho, PortugalPrior Velho, Portugal

Are you really aware that to be a true follower of Brother Charles of Jesus, you must be a living witness of his thought and of his desire to be totally poor, humble and lowly? Like Brother Charles of Jesus, you will have to live as the poor do and among the poor, in line with the Gospel.  read more »

From our Store of Treasures - Northern Ireland

Emiko at Charity shopEmiko at Charity shopSometimes we use the word "pearls" for the stories we tell each other of meeting God in our daily experiences. In the course of our lives as Little Sisters we have collected a vast treasure house full of such pre¬cious gems. Here are three from our sisters in northern Ireland: 1-Who Welcomes Whom? I am Emiko, a Little Sister from Japan who has lived in our com¬munity near the town of Downpatrick for over ten years.
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Tokyo-Itabashi

During this time of Lent as we pray for our dead, we wish to share with you the fate of our friend Okashita, who was condemned to death and executed on April 10, 2008, just 10 years ago.
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I believe in God

Egyptian Christians have been tried by incidents large and small of violence against their communities, which make up 15-18% of the country's population. These included the recent bombings of churches in Cairo and Alexandria. The Little Sisters of Daher, Cairo, shared about their life there, their work, their experience of these tragedies, and their quest to witness to the love of Jesus in the midst of it all:
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Charles de Foucauld, Journey to Tamanrasset by Antoine Chatelard

'The originality of this book is that it introduces us with ruthless honesty to the inner turmoil that this exceptional man of the twentieth century went through in his search to faithfully answer the call of 'Jesus, the Workman of Nazareth'.
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Advent letter to the European Lay Fraternities

Advent letter to the Lay Fraternities : Writing of the importance of the Nazareth life in this difficult and uncertain time of COVID-19  read more »