vocation

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 »

4 - In memory of Rene Voillaume 1905 -2003, Landmarks

Brother Rene relates his journey as a Little Brother and his role in the foundations within the spiritual family.
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Charles de Foucauld: Correspondence with his old school friend Gabriel Tourdes - Extracts

1875 Charles at College in Paris1875 Charles at College in Paris

It is left to the reader to discover in these letters written by Charles de Foucauld to his school friend, Gabriel, the outcome of his long and sometimes painful search for true fulfilment.  read more »

Introducing the Constitutions

1972, with the 'mother house'1972, with the 'mother house'

The Constitutions of the Little Sisters of Jesus begin with this letter from Little Sister Magdeleine, their foundress.  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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