Loving People

Charles de Foucauld, a witness to Jesus and his Gospel

Little sister Kathleen shares some insights into the life of Brother Charles. This talk was given in Montreal in 2016 as part of the centenary celebrations for Brother Charles.
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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 Legacy of Charles de Foucauld

Site initiated in USA but with world wide links, news and information on the life and spirituality of blessed Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

The universal brother

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I want all the people here, Christians, Muslims, Jews, non-believers, to look on me as their brother, the universal brother. They begin to call my house ‘the fraternity’ and this makes me happy.
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God came to us and lived among us

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In order to save us, God came to us and lived among us, from the Annunciation to the Ascension, in a close and familiar way. God continues to come to us and to live with us in a close and familiar way, each day and at every hour, in the holy Eucharist. So we too must go and live among our brothers and sisters in a close and familiar way.
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It is love that should recollect you in me

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It is love that should recollect you in me interiorly and not being far from my children. See me in them, like me at Nazareth live close to them, lost in God.
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Always see Jesus in every person

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Above all, always see Jesus in every person, and consequently treat each one not only as an equal and as a brother or sister, but also with great humility, respect and selfless generosity.
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How good I must be towards others

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Since you are so good to me, how good I must be towards others. And then, since you want to be my Father and the Father of all people, how truly I must have for every person, however wicked, the sentiments of a loving brother.
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Embrace all humanity

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Our hearts, like that of the Church, like that of Jesus, must embrace all humanity.
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Be loving, gentle, humble, with all human-beings

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Be loving, gentle, humble, with all human-beings. This is what we have learned from Jesus, not to be aggressive towards anyone. Jesus taught us to go out like lambs among wolves.
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