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Brother Herve writes to the Brothers - Living together the challenge of fraternity

Herve and JosemariHerve and Josemari2020: a year marked by the continuing health crisis.... A source of anxiety, but also of new solidarity. 2020: a year also marked by Pope Francis' encyclical on "fraternity and social friendship". By sending us his greetings, Herve, our prior, gives us a beautiful reflection on the fraternity still to be built.
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BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS 1: A spiritual resistance to fear.

A talk given by Fr Jimmy Bonnici at Minsteracres, July 2019, European meeting of the Lay Community of Brother Charles.  read more »

Old age

This is a part of a larger text entitled "Age of retirement, Old age, Illness" presented by the commission for formation which the Chapter of Bangalore (2008) asked to be available separately  read more »

Little sisters of Jesus.The way forward at 50

Gertrude Veronika, the General superior of the Little sisters of Jesus shares a letter she received from a group of Little sisters in their 50's. From different countries in Europe, they met in Northern Ireland at Bishopscourt, near Downpatrick, to share on the challenges they face.  read more »

Part of our History: Gathering of the Regionals of the Little sisters of Jesus from Magreb and the Orient in Assisi

St FrancisSt Francis

     What is often remembered from a gathering like ours is not the words, but the climate, the air we breathed, the depth of personal sharing. Here then is an attempt to transmit a life experience that was very meaningful to us.  read more »