Books about Charles de Foucauld and his Spiritual Family

The Desert is my Dwelling Place, a study of Charles de Foucauld 1858-1916

One of the first lives of Charles de Foucauld written originally in English, author Elizabeth Hamilton explores his life and personality from a new angle.  read more »

Voice from the desert

Letters collected by Father Peyriguere's spiritual heir, Father Michel Lafond who shared his last years in El Khab, Morocco, among the mountain Berbers.  read more »

Brothers of Men, Letters to the Little Brothers

The vocation of the Little Brothers and Sisters of Jesus is to share the life of ordinary people, to exercise an apostolate of religious presence in the world.

This book is a selection of letters that Father Voillaume wrote to the Fraternities (the communities of the Brothers) all over the world, together with notes he wrote about their life, as he went on his travels to visit them.  read more »

In the Midst of Men, Seeds of the Desert 2 - the Legacy of Charles de Foucauld

The pursuit of the dual goal - presence to God and
presence to man - is the theme around which Rene Voillaume has
chosen this series of reflections. Originally part of a larger work,
published in French under the title, Au Coeur des Masses: La Vie
religieuse des Petits Freres du Pere de Foucauld, this is the second such
selection to be published in this form.  read more »

Seeds of the Desert, Like Jesus at Nazareth

This book by Brother Rene Voillaume contains selections from his earlier book of the same title and provides a study of Brother Charles and of the Nazareth-centred spirit of the religious life he envisaged. It also includes passages hitherto unpublished from 'Au coeur des Masses'  read more »

Come let us Sing a Song Unknown

A pocket size book of prayers from Charles de Foucauld  read more »

Abodes of God, the Church, Our Lady

This book consists of two talks given by Father
Voillaume on 'The Church' and 'Our Lady' as 'Dwelling places of God.'

Brother Rene writes: The work of transforming the world, which is more necessary today than ever, will never command the sincerity, the gentleness and the effectiveness it needs unless it is inspired by the mysteries of the faith that are most deeply rooted in our human flesh: Mary, the Church and the Cross.  read more »

Soldier of the Spirit

Michael Carrouges writes this life of Charles de Foucauld after a pilgrimage, in the company of Rene Voillaume, to Beni Abbes, Tamanrasset and the Assekrem.  read more »