Charles de Foucauld

Seeds of the Desert, Like Jesus at Nazareth

This book by Brother Rene Voillaume contains selections from his earlier book of the same title and provides a study of Brother Charles and of the Nazareth-centred spirit of the religious life he envisaged. It also includes passages hitherto unpublished from 'Au coeur des Masses'  read more »

The Living God.

The theme of the following meditations is the personality of Jesus Christ, Son of man and Son of God. These talks were given to the Little sisters of Jesus in Rome but concern directly the Christian life of every baptised person.  read more »

Follow Me, the Call to the Religious Life Today

Follow Me is a sequel to 'Concerning Religious Life, a Retreat at Beni-Abbes' The talks on which the book is based were originally given to a group of young people, about to embark on the religious life following the life and example of Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

Source of Life, the Eucharist and Christian Living

Rene Voillaume was invited to Taize to address an
ecumenical gathering of catholics and protestants, on the place of the
Eucharist in Christian life today: this book is made up of the talks he
gave.

It is a powerful testimony to the vital part the
Eucharist plays in the life of the author. The pages are self-evidently
the product of a man for whom Christ in the Eucharist is nothing less
than all.  read more »

In the Midst of Men, Seeds of the Desert 2 - the Legacy of Charles de Foucauld

The pursuit of the dual goal - presence to God and
presence to man - is the theme around which Rene Voillaume has
chosen this series of reflections. Originally part of a larger work,
published in French under the title, Au Coeur des Masses: La Vie
religieuse des Petits Freres du Pere de Foucauld, this is the second such
selection to be published in this form.  read more »

Faith and Contemplation

This book offers the reader a spiritual journey into the heart
of Christian faith so that the individual may build up a contemplative
core and face the implications of living the gospel today.  read more »

The need for Contemplation

To many, contemplation is something reserved for the monk in
his cell or for the hermit who has turned aside from the humdrum of
everyday living.

This book dispels that myth by showing how vital contemplation
is for the life of prayer of each one of us.  read more »

The truth will make you free

The central concern of this book is the liberation of man. It
consists of a series of letters written by Rene Voillaume while
travelling the world to the Little Brothers and Little Sisters of
Charles de Foucauld in which he sets out his understanding of living
the gospel today.  read more »

Concerning Religious Life

The issues at stake in these retreat meditations from Beni Abbes are issues which face all Christians and this book should be of interest to all those who are intent upon answering the call of God in Christ today.  read more »

Christian Vocation

In the intelligible and unsentimental style which Rene Voillaume has made his own, this book takes the form of a series of authentically contemplative meditations on the true meaning and nature of the Christian vocation.  read more »