Books about Charles de Foucauld and his Spiritual Family

He took me by the hand, Little sister Magdeleine's diary

'In writing this narrative I shall try to describe in the simplest terms how god used me to do his work. My story can be summed up in a few words:' The Lord took me by the hand and blindly I followed.'




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Brothers in Christ, A call to fraternity in the diocesan priesthood.

Fr Tony Philpot shares insights into the Jesus Caritas Priests fraternity and what it has meant to him.  read more »

My friends the Poor

"This book consists of a seriesof true stories. Each of them has been confided to me, for you, by someone poor. I have demanded no other I.D.' of my heroes. They are hungry, they are marginalized, they are handicapped. They make a living
by working too hard."  read more »

Scriptural Meditations on Faith

In his letters Brother Charles confided his spiritual insights, the foundation of his extraordinary life. This collection is on the virtue of faith and the virtue of living for the sake of God alone.  read more »

Follow Me, the Call to the Religious Life Today

Follow Me is a sequel to 'Concerning Religious Life, a Retreat at Beni-Abbes' The talks on which the book is based were originally given to a group of young people, about to embark on the religious life following the life and example of Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

Why, O Lord? The inner meaning of suffering

Carlo Carretto shares his personal story because he believes that it is only the man or woman who has suffered who has the right to speak to others about suffering.  read more »