Charles de Foucauld

Concerning Religious Life

The issues at stake in these retreat meditations from Beni Abbes are issues which face all Christians and this book should be of interest to all those who are intent upon answering the call of God in Christ today.  read more »

5 - In memory of Rene Voillaume 1905 -2003, His Message

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Brother Rene shares the insights of his faith and convictions.  read more »

A meditation for Christmas by Br Charles, Charles de Foucauld

These meditations of Brother Charles during his time in Nazareth were not meant to be published. He wrote to help him stay in the presence of God. They are the simple outpouring of his love for Jesus.  read more »

Charles de Foucauld, Silent witness for Jesus, 'in the face of Islam'

Originally published as chapter 4 of Catholics in Interreligious Dialogue: Studies in Monasticism, Theology and Spirituality.

Published by Gracewing (2006) UK ISBN 0 85244 640 3, Charles de Foucauld (1858-1916): Silent witness for Jesus 'in the face of Islam',

Edited by Anthony O'Mahony and Peter Bowe, OSB  read more »

Charles de Foucauld, a man for today

Brother Ian places Charles in his own historical period. He points out however, how although he was a man of his own times he has a clear message for today through his unambiguous focus on the person of Jesus.  read more »

A meditation on Advent by Br Charles, Charles de Foucauld

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Taken from 'Meditations on the Seasons of the Year', Brother Charles invites us to keep company with Mary and Joseph as we begin the Advent season.  read more »

Brother Charles' Prayer of Abandonment is Jesus' prayer

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This prayer invites us to unite ourselves to Jesus. It seeks to trace a path for our life’s journey with God and with humanity. It is the path which Jesus travelled before us. We are encouraged to give ourselves in confident abandonment to the Father.  read more »

Charles du Foucauld - Hungary

A website about Charles de Foucauld and his spiritual family in Hungarian.  read more »

Charles de Foucauld in Tamanrasset : a fraternal life at the heart of the world

This text enables us to follow the path taken by Brother Charles from the ”monastic cloister” to a life that takes on the style of that of the ordinary people of Tamanrasset.  read more »

Extract from a meditation on the Eucharist in Lourdes, September 2008

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Pope Benedict prays the prayer of Br Charles at Lourdes during a meditation on the Eucharist.  read more »