Charles de Foucauld

Charles de Foucauld, a witness to Jesus and his Gospel

Little sister Kathleen shares some insights into the life of Brother Charles. This talk was given in Montreal in 2016 as part of the centenary celebrations for Brother Charles.
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The Incredible Miracle attributed to Charles de Foucauld

By Hugues Lefèvre On Tuesday, May 26, Pope Francis authorized the publication of eight decrees of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Among the recognized miracles, one is attributed to Blessed Charles de Foucauld. Account of an officially "miraculous" event that occurred in Saumur in November 2016.
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The death of Brother Charles

This is a historical account of the circumstances surrounding the death of Charles.  read more »

Reflection on the relevance of Brother Charles for today (from his writings)

Charles talking with the TouaregsCharles talking with the TouaregsTaking a look at the relevance of the life of Brother Charles for today.  read more »

Canonisation of Brother Charles

Blessed Charles de Foucauld is to be declared a saint, a second miracle having been ascribed to his intercession.  read more »

BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS 1: A spiritual resistance to fear.

A talk given by Fr Jimmy Bonnici at Minsteracres, July 2019, European meeting of the Lay Community of Brother Charles.  read more »

The fruitful announcement borne of renouncing

When I was requested to write a book about Charles de Foucauld, the editor made the point of asking me to avoid any mention of penance and sacrifice. "Nobody wants to hear about that." I followed her recommendation but took note, because there's often something interesting hidden in those things we "don't want to hear about." Penance and sacrifice are not a secondary aspect of Brother Charles' life.
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A Way of Love-Learn about the Lay Fraternity of Brother Charles

An updated leaflet giving the main outline of the spirituality of members of the Lay Fraternity of Blessed Brother Charles of Jesus.
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