Book Reviews

I Sought and I Found - My experience of God and of the Church

Carlo is back again, mature but as outrageous as ever, as outrageous as Jesus of Nazareth. He gives us his own story and along with it his prayers and his help.  read more »

Why, O Lord? The inner meaning of suffering

Carlo Carretto shares his personal story because he believes that it is only the man or woman who has suffered who has the right to speak to others about suffering.  read more »

Summoned by Love

SUMMONED BY LOVE is a sustained mediation based on the prayer of Charles de Foucauld known as the ‘Prayer of Abandonment to God.’  read more »

Letters from the Desert, Anniversary Edition

At the age of 44, after a prominent career as a Catholic activist, Carlo Carretto was summoned by a voice that said: ‘Leave everything, come with me into the desert. I don’t want your action any longer, I want your prayer, your love.’ Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Brothers and embraced the example of Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

Blessed are you who Believed

Carlo Carretto chose Mary as his instructor in the faith.  read more »

Cry the Gospel with your Life

A faithful report on Charles de Foucauld's conversion and life in the desert, together with a witness of what the Little Brothers and Sisters are doing today.  read more »

The Sword and the Cross

The story of Charles de Foucauld and Colonel Laperrine told in the light of French colonial history.  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 »

Memories of Charles de Foucauld, Explorer and Hermit, seen in his letters.

A life of Charles de Foucauld presented through his own writings, especially his letters to his cousin Madame Olivier de Bondy.  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 »