Lay Communities of Charles de Foucauld

BUILD BRIDGES 2: Art is greater than fear

This is the second talk on building bridges by Fr Jimmy Bonnici at the Lay Fraternity of Br Charles European meeting in Minsteracres in July 2019.
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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 »

MISSION FROM WEAKNESS

Some reflections of Christian Chessel on a possible way of approaching mission. These reflections would seem to be based on 2 Corinthians 11:29 and 12:10. Christian obviously had in mind mission in the Arab world, but his observations have nevertheless universal relevance.  read more »

Lay Community Picnics

Kew picnicKew picnicWhat i s different in a Lay community picnic?  read more »

A Way of Love-Learn about the Lay Fraternity of Brother Charles

An updated leaflet giving the main outline of the spirituality of members of the Lay Fraternity of Blessed Brother Charles of Jesus.
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The spiritual charism of Nazareth:

This article on the Charism of Nazareth by Gisbert Greshake is a foundational text for a serious understanding of Nazareth and Brother Charles'life  read more »

The Prophetic and Apostolic Vision of the Lay Fraternity of Charles de Foucauld Yesterday and Today

Lay Fraternity Delegates at the international meeting in Arusha, Tanzania, July 2  read more »

Lay International Meetings

Every six years there is a world-wide meeting of delegates from the lay communities around the world. The most recent one took place in Arusha, Tanzania, in 2006.  read more »