Following Jesus

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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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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Leaven in the Dough, Contemplative prayer in everyday life with Charles de Foucauld and Rene Voillaume

Fr Jose Recondo gives us first hand insight into the writings of Fr Rene Voillaume on contemplative prayer following Jesus of Nazareth.
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Pope Francis and Charles de Foucauld - 100th anniversary and the Synod on the Family

Charles with Ouksem in FranceCharles with Ouksem in FranceA collection of texts assembled by the Little Brothers of the Gospel and the Little Brothers of Jesus on the occasion of the Anniversary of the 100 years from his death - a message that is always actual.
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The Legacy of Charles de Foucauld

Site initiated in USA but with world wide links, news and information on the life and spirituality of blessed Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

Pope Francis and Brother Charles, a question from Australia

On Saturday 3rd October at the Vigil of the Synod on the family Pope Francis speaks about Br Charles and the spirituality of Nazareth.

Pope Francis answers an Australian priest who asks him how to spread the good news in a secularized society.  read more »

Charles de Foucauld: On being a friend

Br Charles' hospitalityBr Charles' hospitalityFather Tony Philpot, a close friend of our community for many years and member of the Jesus-Caritas priests' fraternity, one of the groups in the spiritual family of Charles de Foucauld, shared some thoughts on the witness of Brother Charles to a group of little sisters gathered in Rome this year, for a time of renewal and prayer.
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From Jesus Caritas January 1960 Meditation on Faith

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Brother Charles's meditation on faith turns all our thinking upside down!  read more »

I cannot conceive of love

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I love our Lord and cannot bear to lead a life other than the one he led. I cannot conceive of love that does not include a need, a compelling need of resembling him and moulding my life on his.
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