Charles de Foucauld

The Spirituality of Charles de Foucauld-27 May 2020 - Catherine Duce

The Spirituality of Charles de Foucauld A Sermon preached at Bread for the World on 27 May 2020 by the Revd Catherine Duce Reading for this address: Luke 14: 7-14.
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Parallel Texts from Pope Francis and Brother Charles-Christmas


Brother Charles and Pope Francis speak of responding to the Infant Jesus and giving priority to the poorest of our brothers and sisters.
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The Prayer of Abandonment

THE PRAYER OF ABANDONMENT The well-known "prayer of abandonment" is often the first, or even only, thing people know about Charles de Foucauld. They frequently find it both challenging and deeply meaningful or consoling. Lsr Kathy recounts how it came into being:
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Cry the Gospel with your Life - A talk given at the Methodist Church in Edmonton , North East London

Talk given at the Methodist Church of Edmonton in a series of Talks on bringing the Bible alive in our daily life.
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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 »

Pope Francis: To become a universal brother and sister to all


Pope Francis ends his Encyclical 'Fratelli Tutti' with a reference to Brother Charles. 'Yet only by identifying with the least did he come at last to be the brother of all'.  read more »

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

the last photo of Charles de Foucauldthe last photo of Charles de FoucauldThis is a historical account of the circumstances surrounding the death of Charles.  read more »