Articles by LSJ

Working for change among the Mapuche

Little sisters Bernardita and Maria Carolina share some of the topics that were discussed during a meeting with the indigenous people of Argentina in view of sharing some of their skills and being self sufficient.  read more »

A love for Islam - our heritage

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A little sister shares about her life in Algeria and how she was attracted from an early age by the friendship that was built up between Little sister Magdeleine and the first friends of Touggourt.  read more »

Nomadism, a foundational intuition

Algeria El AbiodhAlgeria El Abiodh

Reflection by the Little sisters living among nomadic peoples on how to remain faithful to this foundational intuition.  read more »

Nazareth with my Bagyeli friends in Ngovayang, Cameroon

Bagyeli childBagyeli child

'Sometimes the Lord allows us to discover hidden treasures, which belonging to everyone should be shared so that together we can give thanks to God. I have lived in Ngovayang nearly four years and want to share with you my discoveries about the way of Jesus of Nazareth.'  read more »

Part of our History: Gathering of the Regionals of the Little sisters of Jesus from Magreb and the Orient in Assisi

St FrancisSt Francis

     What is often remembered from a gathering like ours is not the words, but the climate, the air we breathed, the depth of personal sharing. Here then is an attempt to transmit a life experience that was very meaningful to us.  read more »

Part of our History: Meeting of the Patriarchs, Istanbul

A historical event took place in Istanbul, at the Phanar, the seat of the Patriarchate in October 2008 - the encounter of the Patriarchs and of the other heads of Orthodox churches, who visited Turkey in the spirit of St. Paul.  read more »

Letter from Alice

Alaska NomeAlaska Nome'As I was reading the first volume "Finding the Treasure" by Sandra Schneiders I began to realize that the new form of religious life she was outlining incorporated several of Little sister Magdeleine's foundational ideas.'
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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 »

Nazareth yesterday, today and tomorrow

Little Sister Iris Mary gave this talk in October 2003 at the 50th anniversary celebration of the foundation of the Little Sisters of Jesus in England.  read more »