Loving People

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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Dare to break bread

Geoffrey Howard was a parish priest in Salford, Manchester from the 1970s to 1990's. These meditations follow the pattern of the liturgy, weaving stories from parish and desert into a profound reflection on the Eucharist. This is a disturbing, challenging and amusing book.
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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 »

How good I must be towards others

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Since you are so good to me, how good I must be towards others. And then, since you want to be my Father and the Father of all people, how truly I must have for every person, however wicked, the sentiments of a loving brother.
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Embrace all humanity

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Our hearts, like that of the Church, like that of Jesus, must embrace all humanity.
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Be loving, gentle, humble, with all human-beings

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Be loving, gentle, humble, with all human-beings. This is what we have learned from Jesus, not to be aggressive towards anyone. Jesus taught us to go out like lambs among wolves.
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We must love people as Jesus loved them

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We must love people as Jesus loved them and since that is what his name ‘Jesus Saviour’ means, we like him, must make the salvation of all people the work of our life. It is by loving people that we learn to love God.
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The evangelisation that I am called to live

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The evangelisation that I am called to live is not through the word but through the presence of the Blessed Sacrament, the offering of the sacrifice of the Mass. It is through prayer and penance and the practice of the Gospel virtues - love, fraternal and universal love, sharing even my last mouthful of bread with every poor person, with every visitor, every stranger, and welcoming each person as a beloved brother or sister.
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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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