Writings

Parallel Texts from Pope Francis and Brother Charles-Christmas


Brother Charles and Pope Francis speak of responding to the Infant Jesus and giving priority to the poorest of our brothers and sisters.
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The Prayer of Abandonment

THE PRAYER OF ABANDONMENT The well-known "prayer of abandonment" is often the first, or even only, thing people know about Charles de Foucauld. They frequently find it both challenging and deeply meaningful or consoling. Lsr Kathy recounts how it came into being:
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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 »

Charles de Foucauld, Journey to Tamanrasset by Antoine Chatelard

'The originality of this book is that it introduces us with ruthless honesty to the inner turmoil that this exceptional man of the twentieth century went through in his search to faithfully answer the call of 'Jesus, the Workman of Nazareth'.
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Charles de Foucauld, mon frere

Celebrating his 100th Anniversary,this book groups the writings of Charles de Foucauld in themes - Beauty, Joy, Mercy, Humility, Nazareth, Prayer, Desert, Work.
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1916-2016 Charles de Foucauld, Centenary of his death

A message for today
Collection of texts assembled by the Little Brothers of the Gospel and Little Brothers of Jesus for the 100th anniversary of the death of Brother Charles in 2016.

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Sermons in the Sahara

Twenty one homelies of Father de Foucauld during his stay in Beni Abbes in 1903.  read more »