Little Sister Magdeleine

16. The Eucharist and the Gospel

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Magdeleine speaks here about the importance of the Eucharist in the lives of the little sisters and how the Gospel must become their constant reference.  read more »

15. The essence of prayer

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Brother Charles writes: 'To pray is to think Of Jesus and love him. The more you love him the better you pray.'

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14. Jesus the greatest contemplative

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Jesus, the greatest contemplative, lived 33 years among his people, simply as one of them. He was God, that is true but he became man to show us the way.  read more »

13. Contemplative Vocation in everyday life

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You must bring your Contemplative Vocation into the midst of the everyday life of ordinary people.  read more »

12. The Vows

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The vows of poverty, chastity and obedience must never be an obstacle to loving all whose lives you share.  read more »

11. Love and Friendship

We are encouraged to develop our gifts reaching out to others in love and friendship, the heart of our vocation.  read more »

10. The human virtues

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Little sister Magdeleine invites the Little sisters not to set themselves apart from other people and to develop all the human virtues as a solid base for their religious life.  read more »

9. Before being a religious, be human and a Christian

Before being religious, be human and Christian in all the strength and beauty of these terms. Christ was true God and true man, so do not be afraid of being human; for the more you are totally human, the more you be able to give glory to the Father, who is glorified in his creatures. Then your religious life will grow and develop on a solid, well-balanced and normal basis.  read more »

8. As Leaven in the Dough

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With Jesus as their Model, the little sisters want to live among their neighbours and at work as 'leaven in the dough', sharing everything that makes up daily living.  read more »

7. This is my will and testament

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This is my will and testament:

Everything I have written up until now is inspired entirely by Brother Charles of Jesus. It is his testament that I have passed on to you. It is not mine. What follows is mine. I alone am responsible

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