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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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Little Sister Gertrud Vavine...her life and witness in Papua New Guinea

A little sister from England, Catharine, writes about how she was touched by the life and witness of Little sister Gertrud the first and only Little sister from Papua New Guinea who died on the 20th October 2020.
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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 »

A Journey with the Lord

GonezGonezLittle sister Gones is from Sri Lanka. She has lived in the Philippines for many years, and is now serving as the continental coordinator for our communities in Asia. She writes about her relationship with God and how it changes her life.
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'And God saw that it was good' - Portobello

George Hilda and CecileGeorge Hilda and CecilePortobello - The story of daily kindness among our neighbours.
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Plums Galore!

Plum jam and goodiesPlum jam and goodiesIt is harvest time in our local London Hackney park. Red plums, black plums, yellow plums, round plums, long oval plums, big plums, little plums, forming carpets of delicious fruit under the trees and inviting all passers-by to gather from their abundance. It is a mystery why so many varieties of wild plums could grow in this one particular spot! This abundance and variety so freely offered to all is an image of our neighbourhood. We come from every continent and culture. We love variety and there is always more to discover and enjoy
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