Charles de Foucauld

1. Because of Brother Charles of Jesus

Little sister Magdeleine presents her Green booklet refering to Brother Charles: 'He alone is our founder, I am only trying to understand his thought and pass it on to you, looking more at the lessons of his life and of his death than at his rule. Brother Charles of Jesus cannot be confined or limited by a rule that he never actually lived himself, alone or with others.'  read more »

The Green Booklet

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Little sister Magdeleine wrote the Green booklet in September 1945.  read more »

Vasad, Brother Charles's chapel

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The influence of Brother Charles has spread to Vasad.  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 »

Love is for Living

Written in four sections, Carretto shares his experience of faith through reading and meditating the Bible.  read more »

Cry the Gospel with your Life

A faithful report on Charles de Foucauld's conversion and life in the desert, together with a witness of what the Little Brothers and Sisters are doing today.  read more »

The Sword and the Cross

The story of Charles de Foucauld and Colonel Laperrine told in the light of French colonial history.  read more »

The Desert is my Dwelling Place, a study of Charles de Foucauld 1858-1916

One of the first lives of Charles de Foucauld written originally in English, author Elizabeth Hamilton explores his life and personality from a new angle.  read more »

Voice from the desert

Letters collected by Father Peyriguere's spiritual heir, Father Michel Lafond who shared his last years in El Khab, Morocco, among the mountain Berbers.  read more »

Memories of Charles de Foucauld, Explorer and Hermit, seen in his letters.

A life of Charles de Foucauld presented through his own writings, especially his letters to his cousin Madame Olivier de Bondy.  read more »