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From Jesus Caritas 1960. Faith and the Christian

Jesus Caritas January 1960Jesus Caritas January 1960

This talk was given ex tempore by Br Rene Voillaume during a retreat for members of the Lay community of Br Charles, in September 1951 and appears in the 1960 Edition of the Jesus Caritas magazine in english.

Rene Voillaume explains how faith is the key to entering into the mystery of God and how love is the result of an enlightened faith.. We are invited to go beyond our senses to allow God to bring us into the mystery of his life. Only through the attitude of trust of a child can this be achieved.  read more »

The Prayer of the Poor

Flaubert at work; (Cameroon)Flaubert at work; (Cameroon)

Brother Rene Voillaume writes: Each time I find myself either at the Holy Sepulchre or here in the Garden of Olives, I feel obsessed by the mission of prayer which is that of our fraternities, its importance for each Little Brother and Sister.

In my letter from Mar-Elias I have already commented on how our prayer, must be the prayer of the poor, of those who strain and suffer. Yet, I cannot refrain from returning to the subject: I have something more to say to you tonight.  read more »

Little Sister Magdeleine of Jesus and Nomadism

El Abiodh Tent with Fr VoillaumeEl Abiodh Tent with Fr VoillaumeIn this article Brother René, founder of the Little Brothers of Jesus, describes the place of nomadism in Little sister Magdeleine's life and her love for all minority populations.



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