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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 »
Father Tony Philpot, a close friend of our community for many years and member of the Jesus-Caritas priests' fraternity, one of the groups in the spiritual family of Charles de Foucauld, shared some thoughts on the witness of Brother Charles to a group of little sisters gathered in Rome this year, for a time of renewal and prayer. read more »
This letter written from Turkey on the occasion of the visit of Benedict XVI to Istanbul presents a positive outlook for Ecumenism and inter-faith diologue'. read more »
In her passion for unity, Little sister Magdeleine always wanted a
community in Belgrade, among the orthodox,
the religion of the majority of the population and in a
society under a Communist regime.
The community of Villiers-le Bel opened in September 1998 with the aim of being in contact with the Romanies who had left Roumania to settle on the outskirts of Paris. read more »
Our neighbourhood of Peterbos on the outskirts of Bruxelles is made up of 18 blocks, all social housing. read more »
Our community in Istanbul, has had as its focus, from its foundation, to build up links with all the Churches and with people of every faith.
To pray for Unity and to work for Unity have given meaning to our presence here as part of a minority Church in this Muslim country and where the official Christian presence is Orthodox. Special ties of friendship with the Orthodox Patriarchate have been part of everyday living. read more »
Inspired by Brother Charles...