Little Brothers of Jesus

Life in Cairo (Egypt)

For some time a number of brothers have written to me asking what I have been up to since leaving the General Fraternity  read more »

Life, seen as "underside" of history

This year the Fraternity of the Little Brothers of Jesus celebrates sixty years of presence in Chile. Benito has lived there for about thirty years.  read more »

My friends the Poor

"This book consists of a seriesof true stories. Each of them has been confided to me, for you, by someone poor. I have demanded no other I.D.' of my heroes. They are hungry, they are marginalized, they are handicapped. They make a living
by working too hard."  read more »

News from Onitsha, (Nigeria)

Fidelis and John Paul are two Nigerian brothers. When they had finished their formation in Cameroon, they went back to Nigeria. They re-opened the fraternity of Onitsha which has remained closed for several years, taken care of by a Protestant friend for the whole period. They have both made their perpetual vows and have lived together for three years.  read more »

letter from Annaba (Algeria)

Armand writes to us from Annaba, a coastal town in the east of Algeria. The fraternity there is already very old. Despite the very hard times that the Christians of Algeria (and also some Moselms) have been through in the last twenty years, Armand does not give up hope and remains very sensitive to every opening that arises within Islam.  read more »

Among the Believers. Insights for dialogue

'Among the believers', Interview in the Tablet , 19th June 2010. Michel Cupers, a little brother of Jesus, tells James Roberts of a reading of the Qur'an, which could bring new mutual respect between the three Abrahamic faiths.  read more »

News from Lille

The first fraternity in the north-east of France (in Roubaix) dates from 1951. The one on Lille was founded in 1982 in a neighbourhood with a very large presence of foreigners. mainly Moroccans. For a long time that brothers in Lille have quite often welcomed young men who want to make a stay in a fraternity, as well as foreign brothers who come to France to learn French. Since 2006 it has also been a fraternity for brothers who are students.  read more »

News from Vietnam

Anton is a Vietnamese brother. Through some news, often filled with humour, he tells us about is life as a retired worker, and he shows us the beauty of the countryside he travels through on his visits to family and friends.  read more »

A life focused on the Eucharist

Concarneau is a fishing port in the west of France from where several brother sailors, including Michel, have sailed, mainly in the trawling lanes on the high seas. Several brothers have retired, others have died. Michel is not a priest but throughout his life as a sailor he has been drawn to the Eucharist, the sign of a life given to following Jesus. Reference to the Eucharist occurs often in the text and creates the unity of this testimony.  read more »