Little Brothers of the Gospel

1916-2016 Charles de Foucauld, Centenary of his death

A message for today
Collection of texts assembled by the Little Brothers of the Gospel and Little Brothers of Jesus for the 100th anniversary of the death of Brother Charles in 2016.

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I Sought and I Found - My experience of God and of the Church

Carlo is back again, mature but as outrageous as ever, as outrageous as Jesus of Nazareth. He gives us his own story and along with it his prayers and his help.  read more »

In Memory of René Voillaume

After René Voillaume's death the Little Brothers of Jesus published a booklet in memory of their founder. Here are the articles chosen for that booklet.  read more »

Why, O Lord? The inner meaning of suffering

Carlo Carretto shares his personal story because he believes that it is only the man or woman who has suffered who has the right to speak to others about suffering.  read more »

Summoned by Love

SUMMONED BY LOVE is a sustained mediation based on the prayer of Charles de Foucauld known as the ‘Prayer of Abandonment to God.’  read more »

Letters from the Desert, Anniversary Edition

At the age of 44, after a prominent career as a Catholic activist, Carlo Carretto was summoned by a voice that said: ‘Leave everything, come with me into the desert. I don’t want your action any longer, I want your prayer, your love.’ Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Brothers and embraced the example of Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

Blessed are you who Believed

Carlo Carretto chose Mary as his instructor in the faith.  read more »

The God who Comes

This book is an excursion into the heart of Christian Love. The challenge is the call to love, silence, poverty and faith.  read more »

In Search of the Beyond

Carretto shows us how through prayer to alone with God, lifting us onto a new plane of living.  read more »

The Desert in the City

‘This book is an attempt to help those people who
feel so weighed down by work and other commitments that they find it hard to pray.  read more »