Books about Charles de Foucauld and his Spiritual Family

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 »

The Desert in the City

‘This book is an attempt to help those people who
feel so weighed down by work and other commitments that they find it hard to pray.  read more »

Love is for Living

Written in four sections, Carretto shares his experience of faith through reading and meditating the Bible.  read more »

Letters from the Desert

Collection of the correspondence between Charles de Foucauld and his Trappist Brothers of Our Lady of the Snows. This selection of the most important letters of that period of trial, discovery, spiritual ardour and inspiring example has only recently been made available in the original French and now appears in English for the first time.  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 »

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 »

Silent Pilgrimage to God

This unpretentious book, written by a Little Brother of Jesus who has been a disciple of Charles de Foucauld for more than thirty years, is designed simply to let Brother Charles witness to his faith with the strength, simplicity and love that characterise it. Commentary would merely weaken this witness.  read more »