hospitality

Our roots in a Muslim world

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After 50 years of presence in Norway, the Little sisters close their community. To celebrate and thank God for all the tiny seeds sown in the ground a long standing friend decided to organize a study day for lay people with the aim of exploring how the spirituality of Brother Charlesspeaks to the lay person in today’s world.  read more »

Part of our history: Life in Iscos

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The Little sisters of Peru had hoped for a very long time to return to the Andes among the Quechua people.


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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 »


Part of our history, Among the Tapirapé Indians

Marcos Xako’iapari, our great friend, the great spiritual leader of the Tapirapé Indians died in March 2006. His people paid him tribute with much ritual singing and dancing asking that his spirit may take the right path and that he may not be afraid in his new life there where he would be.

Who was Marcos?  read more »


Little Sisters of Jesus in Algeria, Beni Abbes, a 'Source' Community

Beni Abbes is 'alive' with the life and thought of Brother Charles and it is a place where many people come to draw life from this desert well spring.  read more »


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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The universal brother

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I want all the people here, Christians, Muslims, Jews, non-believers, to look on me as their brother, the universal brother. They begin to call my house ‘the fraternity’ and this makes me happy.
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The evangelisation that I am called to live

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The evangelisation that I am called to live is not through the word but through the presence of the Blessed Sacrament, the offering of the sacrifice of the Mass. It is through prayer and penance and the practice of the Gospel virtues - love, fraternal and universal love, sharing even my last mouthful of bread with every poor person, with every visitor, every stranger, and welcoming each person as a beloved brother or sister.
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