Charles de Foucauld

Charles de Foucauld, a witness to Jesus and his Gospel

Little sister Kathleen shares some insights into the life of Brother Charles. This talk was given in Montreal in 2016 as part of the centenary celebrations for Brother Charles.
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The Incredible Miracle attributed to Charles de Foucauld

By Hugues Lefèvre On Tuesday, May 26, Pope Francis authorized the publication of eight decrees of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Among the recognized miracles, one is attributed to Blessed Charles de Foucauld. Account of an officially "miraculous" event that occurred in Saumur in November 2016.
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The death of Brother Charles

This is a historical account of the circumstances surrounding the death of Charles.  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 »

Prayer and Presence

Talk given in the course of the annual retreat for the Jesus Caritas Priests Fraternity in Boars Hill.  read more »

BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS 1: A spiritual resistance to fear.

A talk given by Fr Jimmy Bonnici at Minsteracres, July 2019, European meeting of the Lay Community of Brother Charles.  read more »

Brother Charles - a family portrait

One of the people Charles de Foucauld was closest to was his older cousin Marie and at her urging, near the end of life, during a trip to France he met with her son Francois, who had taken a wayward path. An account by Francois de Bondy of that meeting is included and it provides a telling sketch portrait of the man.

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