Marc Hayet lbj

1-Charles de Foucauld: 'I lost my heart to Jesus of Nazareth'

Holy Family at Nazareth by Brother CharlesHoly Family at Nazareth by Brother CharlesA series of talks given by Br Mark Hayet on the life of Nazareth, a key intuition of Br Charles.
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"You have some new messages"

After his twelve years of service to the General Fraternity, Marc has gone back to Lille where he lived before that. He is in fraternity with a group of four young brothers who are studying theology. Last November, Marc found a job. Here he describes his first impressions and his first encounters. What does one say when God is silent? Invisible but present, He sends us message after message.  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 »

Nazareth, a treasure buried in a field

Marc put these notes to paper following a 'presentation' for the Brothers of Central Africa during their regional meeting in September 2007. He is very aware of always repeating some of the same things, but one has never finished 'ruminating' on certain themes that are dear to us...  read more »