Abandonment

Prayer of Abandon

 

"Abba, Daddy,
I abandon myself into your hands... with boundless confidence"

The Foucauld family prayer that arose from Brother Charles' meditation on Jesus' words on the cross...  read more »

6 - In memory of Rene Voillaume 1905 -2003, Brother Rene Voillaume and Little sister Magdeleine

Brother Rene and Little sister MagdeleineBrother Rene and Little sister Magdeleine

'Fifty years of close collaboration', is the title that Little Sister Annie, of the Little Sisters of Jesus, gave to the text that follows. What she wrote expresses the facts very well, but does not take account of the deep and reciprocal affection which, over this long period, linked Father Voillaume to the Little Sisters. This was also brought out into the light by the fraternal attention and female sensitivity with which they helped him during his last years. We will never be able to thank them sufficiently.  read more »

Brother Charles' Prayer of Abandonment is Jesus' prayer

Br Charle's prayerBr Charle's prayer

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 »

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 »