Little Sister Magdeleine

A holiness which is human

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I would like to pass on to my little sisters the important ideal of a holiness which is human. I want them to fix their eyes and their heart on the life of Jesus which was so simple, so that they can get the taste for the extraordinary out of their minds forever, unless, of course, it's a taste for the extraordinarily simple. Then, onto this humanity, we must graft divine love, a love without measure.
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Open wide our hearts

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I believe more and more that we have not been created merely to achieve our own personal spiritual perfection. Neither have we been called to organise efficient, well-run communities. Our role is to prepare the ground and to sow the seed... The whole world is crying out to us. Faith is dying, the spark of love is fading, because there are not enough warm hearths of welcoming love in the world... I am sure that we must open wide our hearts and souls and the doors of our houses...
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True friendship can exist

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I want you to believe that true friendship and profound affection can exist between people who do not come from the same religion, nor from the same race, nor from the same social background.
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Your love must grow

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Your love must grow, become sensitive and respectful. It is easy to find people who love generously but people who love with sensitivity and respect for each individual person are rare. The Lord's own countenance is in every person.
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Writings of Little Sister Magdeleine

19771977Little Sister Magdeleine left letters, diaries...
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Little Sister Magdeleine's journey

psM_52_tubet.png "What was most striking on meeting L.S.Magdeleine was how she was open and in tune with life around her and how she knew how to respond with an amazing flexibility. Above all it was how she kept her eyes and heart centred on the ordinary life of the One who had fascinated her, Jesus.  read more »

Little Sister Magdeleine of Jesus

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Little Sister Magdeleine of Jesus, Foundress of the Little Sisters of Jesus...

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