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Nazareth yesterday, today and tomorrow

Little Sister Iris Mary gave this talk in October 2003 at the 50th anniversary celebration of the foundation of the Little Sisters of Jesus in England.  read more »

Multi-cultural Community at the heart of the vocation of the Little sisters of Jesus

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There is a lot of research and talk today about multiculturalism in religious life. My reading about it has been limited to be honest. But I think that my community, the Little Sisters of Jesus, has a certain experience of it that might be interesting to simply share.  read more »






Prayer: writing it down

When I was young I learned that prayer was "the raising up of the heart and mind to God." Since then nothing has happened to change this view of prayer although much has happened to expand it. I now see prayer as the expression of the relationship between me and God, a complete abandonment to him.  read more »

A Ministry of Friendship

Introduction

One of the great characteristics in the life of Jesus which I pick up from the Gospels is that Jesus had many friends and loved parties. "Of course he loved parties", said a Jewish friend of mine - "He was a good Jew".  read more »

Walsingham

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We also have a community in Walsingham, a little village in Norfolk, which has been a place of pilgrimage to Our Lady, since the 10th Century.  read more »

Hackney, Fellows Court, London

Here in Hackney, we live in a Council flat on the 13th floor of a Tower Block. The East-End of London has traditionally been the first port of call for people coming from every country and the meeting of cultures is a wonderful challenge to build Community.

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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 »

A new way of being together

"FAITH gives us new vision, new tastes, new ways of living".
So wrote 'Brother Charles of Jesus', as Charles de Foucauld came to call himself. That was in Nazareth, in 1900, where Charles was exploring for himself (and for us in our here-and-now - for Charles was always conscious of those who would follow the furrow he was tracing) the meaning and implications of his re-discovered faith as a follower of Jesus.  read more »