Brother Charles' example

An attraction for study

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My God, you kept alive in me an attraction for study, for serious reading and for things that are beautiful, as well as a revulsion for vice and for ugliness. I did evil but didn't approve of what I was doing or like it. You made me feel a searing emptiness, a sadness that I have never experienced except then.
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Near the end of his life

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Near the end of his life, Brother Charles said: I think that there is no passage of the Gospel that has made a deeper impression on me or changed my life more than this one: "Whatever you do to one of these little ones, you do it to me." If we think of it, that these are the words of Uncreated Truth, words from the mouth that said, "This is my body... this is my blood..." then how forcefully we are impelled to seek Jesus and love him in the "little ones".
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I found in Brother Charles the ideal

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I found in Brother Charles the ideal of which I had been dreaming: what it means to live the Gospel, and above all, living love in all its fullness.  read more »

The man who turns religion into love

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Beatification and Canonization
of the Servant of God
(Little Brother Charles of Jesus)
DIOCESAN PRIEST  read more »

Charles de Foucauld declared "Venerable"

"Do not be afraid to follow the path of holiness of Charles de Foucauld in his imitation of the One Model"

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