Charles de Foucauld

Pope Francis and Brother Charles, on the eve of the Synod on the Family, 3rd October 2015

Pope Francis on the Eve of the Synod on the familyPope Francis on the Eve of the Synod on the family Pope Francis speaks about Brother Charles and his insights into the life of Nazareth.
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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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Song in Arabic with words from Brother Charles on YouTube

Singer: Gilbert Jalekh إخراج: لورا الموراني نعنوع Director: Laura Mourani Naanouh كلمات: الأب شارل دو فوكو Lyrics: Fr. Charles de Foucauld ألحان: نادر خوري Music: Nader Khoury  read more »

Charles de Foucauld - a video in French

The french version by the Chemin Neuf community on the life of Charles de Foucauld linking it to situations of life today.(See english version on the website connection)  read more »

Charles de Foucauld - a video with music

A presentation of the life of Charles de Foucauld with music and texts written in French.  read more »

Charles de Foucauld - his life, a video in Italian

A film in Italian on the life and witness of Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

Charles de Foucauld, Une vie inutile

A reflection in French on the life of Charles de Foucauld with collaboration from the different branches of the spiritual family of Brother Charles.  read more »

Nazareth weekend with Little Brother Marc

"I lost my heart to Jesus of Nazareth”

I was invited to speak about “Nazareth”. Of course this is a central theme in the spirituality of Charles de Foucauld: like Brother Charles we were all seduced by the “human face of God at Nazareth” as Emmanuel Asi says. So I guess that nothing new will come out, but it is always important to come back to the source and drink fresh water.

My presentation will have 3 points:

- to look at how Charles de Foucauld’s conception of Nazareth evolved;

- to go through the Gospel and see what does that mean for Jesus to be a man of Nazareth;

- some fundamental attitudes to enter into the dynamic of Nazareth.  read more »