Bethlehem

Little Sisters of Jesus: Our Life and Spirituality

Little Sister MagdeleineLittle Sister Magdeleine The Little Sisters of Jesus were founded in 1939 by a French woman, Little Sister Magdeleine of Jesus, who had read the life and writings of Brother Charles. Like him, she wanted to be a disciple of Jesus by witnessing to God's great love for all people by "proclaiming the Gospel with her whole life."  read more »

From Pope John Paul II, Address for the 50th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Little Sisters.1989

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I truly have it in my heart to underline and really encourage certain essential aspects of your religious life. In your Constitutions your religious consecration is defined as an existence lived out in ordinary life, following the example of Brother Charles who was himself overwhelmed by the mystery of Bethlehem and Nazareth.  read more »

A meditation for Christmas by Br Charles, Charles de Foucauld

These meditations of Brother Charles during his time in Nazareth were not meant to be published. He wrote to help him stay in the presence of God. They are the simple outpouring of his love for Jesus.  read more »

The road to Bethlehem

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Little sister Jeanne and Little sister Annette, on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, visit Bethlehem and share the meaning of Bethlehem in the life of the Little Sisters.  read more »

Bethlehem: the way of Spiritual Childhood

God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit that cries,'Abba, Father'!
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My visit to Enugu


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Elizabeth who is a member of the Lay community of Brother Charles in Hackney and was one of the delegates to their international meeting in Arusha, Tanzania, is just back from Enugu where she has family. She visited the Little sisters there and on her return shared her impressions and thoughts.  read more »


The real infant Jesus

I keep the little statue of the Infant Jesus on my table but in fact I do not see it: It is the real Infant Jesus whom I gaze on…  read more »

Come and See: Becoming a Little Sister of Jesus

Does the life of little sisters of Jesus interest you?...  read more »

Little Sisters of Jesus in India: 'Bethlehem' and 'Nazareth' in daily life.

Bethlehem and Nazareth are more than a spirituality they are a way of life.


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Jane makes a Christmas discovery


God became so little. I understand better now what you want to live. It is the little way of evangelisation. Small is beautiful!  read more »