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The Green Booklet and the Renewal of Religious Life

Our political and literary history is criss-crossed by what we call manifestos, that is, writings that give the public a summary of new ideas incarnated in a movement of thoughts and works that mark an era.

In 1946, when the text of Little Sister Magdeleine which was to become known as the "Green Booklet" was published, we received it as a manifesto of a new concept of religious life. For my confreres and me, who were seminarians at the time, these pages seemed revolutionary and inflamed our enthusiasm.  read more »

Archives Pakistan: Father Asi shares his vision

Father Asi shared his vision of what Brother Charles can mean in someone's life, based on his own experience. 'I'll never be able to communicate the strength of his conviction or the impact his words had on us, but I will tell you a little of what he said'.  read more »


Little Sisters of Jesus in Algeria, Beni Abbes, a 'Source' Community

Beni Abbes is 'alive' with the life and thought of Brother Charles and it is a place where many people come to draw life from this desert well spring.  read more »