community life

Letter from the General Council of the Little Sisters of Jesus, Visit to Africa,

The general council of the Little sisters of Jesus met in Arusha, Tanzania, after their visit to the Communities of the Little sisters in ten different countries of Central and South Africa. They share here their reflections.  read more »

Okafor Nkechinyere shares her discoveries of community life

I am glad to share with you my experience getting to know the community of the Little sisters of Jesus in Nigeria.  read more »


My first year with the Little Sisters in Nigeria

Lucy writes from Awka: I am very happy to have the privilege of writing something to the little sisters throughout the world, even if I have only been in the community for a year.

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Our religious life is a response to Jesus call

Our religious life is a response to Jesus call to follow him from Bethlehem, to the Cross and the Resurrection. Our life is grafted onto Christ's.  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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Cultivate the human virtues

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Being a good Christian is more important than being a nun. We must cultivate the human virtues of hospitality and love to the highest possible decree and then add to them the virtues of the religious life.
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Have that tender care that expresses itself in the little things

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Have that tender care that expresses itself in the little things that are like a balm for the heart... With our neighbours go into the smallest details, whether it is a question of health, of consolation, of prayerfulness, or of need. Console and ease the pain of others through the tiniest of attentions. Be as tender and attentive towards those whom God puts on our path, as a brother towards brother or as a mother for her child. As much as possible be an element of consolation for those around us, as soothing balm, as our Lord was towards all those who drew near to him.
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Shout the Gospel from the rooftops

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Our entire existence, our whole being must shout the Gospel from the rooftops. Our entire person must breathe Jesus, all our actions. Our whole life must cry out that we belong to Jesus, reflect a Gospel way of living. Our whole being must be a living proclamation, a reflection of Jesus.
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