Books by Little Sister Magdeleine

The God who Comes

This book is an excursion into the heart of Christian Love. The challenge is the call to love, silence, poverty and faith.  read more »

Christian Vocation

In the intelligible and unsentimental style which Rene Voillaume has made his own, this book takes the form of a series of authentically contemplative meditations on the true meaning and nature of the Christian vocation.  read more »

Hope in the Gospels

This volume contains 127 meditations on the virtue of hope as found in the Gospels according to Matthew, Mark, and Luke.  read more »

Summoned by Love

SUMMONED BY LOVE is a sustained mediation based on the prayer of Charles de Foucauld known as the ‘Prayer of Abandonment to God.’  read more »

The need for Contemplation

To many, contemplation is something reserved for the monk in
his cell or for the hermit who has turned aside from the humdrum of
everyday living.

This book dispels that myth by showing how vital contemplation
is for the life of prayer of each one of us.  read more »

Letters from the Desert, Anniversary Edition

At the age of 44, after a prominent career as a Catholic activist, Carlo Carretto was summoned by a voice that said: ‘Leave everything, come with me into the desert. I don’t want your action any longer, I want your prayer, your love.’ Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Brothers and embraced the example of Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

Prayer and Hope

The Abbe Six believes that prayer, but prayer with a difference is the answer to meeting the anxiety of our rapidly changing world.  read more »

The Desert is my Dwelling Place, a study of Charles de Foucauld 1858-1916

One of the first lives of Charles de Foucauld written originally in English, author Elizabeth Hamilton explores his life and personality from a new angle.  read more »