Charles de Foucauld

Charles de Foucauld in Tamanrasset : a fraternal life at the heart of the world

This text enables us to follow the path taken by Brother Charles from the ”monastic cloister” to a life that takes on the style of that of the ordinary people of Tamanrasset.  read more »

Extract from a meditation on the Eucharist in Lourdes, September 2008

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Pope Benedict prays the prayer of Br Charles at Lourdes during a meditation on the Eucharist.  read more »

Charles de Foucauld, the Mission in the desert of today

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Nazareth and Brother Charles

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On the occasion of his 25th anniversary to the priesthood, in 1976, the future Pope Benedict, then Cardinal of Munich, wrote to his fellow priests about the importance of a renewed understanding of the ‘30 years’ that Jesus spent in Nazareth.  read more »

Our worldwide Church can neither grow or prosper if we allow it to ignore that its very roots lie hidden in the atmosphere of Nazareth.

The evangelisation that I am called to live

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The evangelisation that I am called to live is not through the word but through the presence of the Blessed Sacrament, the offering of the sacrifice of the Mass. It is through prayer and penance and the practice of the Gospel virtues - love, fraternal and universal love, sharing even my last mouthful of bread with every poor person, with every visitor, every stranger, and welcoming each person as a beloved brother or sister.
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The man who turns religion into love

Ghardaia - Sahara
Beatification and Canonization
of the Servant of God
CHARLES DE FOUCAULD
(Little Brother Charles of Jesus)
DIOCESAN PRIEST  read more »

Charles de Foucauld

Also known as Brother Charles of Jesus  read more »