Little Brothers of Jesus

Abodes of God, the Church, Our Lady

This book consists of two talks given by Father
Voillaume on 'The Church' and 'Our Lady' as 'Dwelling places of God.'

Brother Rene writes: The work of transforming the world, which is more necessary today than ever, will never command the sincerity, the gentleness and the effectiveness it needs unless it is inspired by the mysteries of the faith that are most deeply rooted in our human flesh: Mary, the Church and the Cross.  read more »

Two Dancers in the desert, the Life of Charles de Foucauld

Charles Lepetit who belongs to the Little Brothers of Jesus,
has written a vivid study. He traces the stages of Foucauld's carrier,
and the development of his mind and faith in a series of sharply
written scenes and episodes which offer the drama of a novel but are
supported by three years' detailed historical research and copious
quotation from Foucauld's own writings.  read more »

Silent Pilgrimage to God

This unpretentious book, written by a Little Brother of Jesus who has been a disciple of Charles de Foucauld for more than thirty years, is designed simply to let Brother Charles witness to his faith with the strength, simplicity and love that characterise it. Commentary would merely weaken this witness.  read more »

Charles de Foucauld, Silent witness for Jesus, 'in the face of Islam'

Originally published as chapter 4 of Catholics in Interreligious Dialogue: Studies in Monasticism, Theology and Spirituality.

Published by Gracewing (2006) UK ISBN 0 85244 640 3, Charles de Foucauld (1858-1916): Silent witness for Jesus 'in the face of Islam',

Edited by Anthony O'Mahony and Peter Bowe, OSB  read more »

The common year

The idea of this time together is for us to get to know each other better, and deepen our understanding of our common inheritance.  read more »

Charles de Foucauld, a man for today

Brother Ian places Charles in his own historical period. He points out however, how although he was a man of his own times he has a clear message for today through his unambiguous focus on the person of Jesus.  read more »

A tale from Alampundi, India

I am sharing with you something I learned from Krishnan, a friend of ours since the first days of the Alampundi Fraternity.  read more »

The Vision of the Gospel that filled the mind and heart of Brother Charles

Brother IanBrother IanLeaflets of Brother Ian's textsLeaflets of Brother Ian's texts Downloadable texts of a series of talks given by Little Brother of Jesus, Ian Latham, to a group of priests in the Jesus Caritas fraternity. They present what the Gospel meant to Charles to Foucauld and how he came to discover his 'Nazareth' vocation.  read more »

Little Brothers of Jesus: Community Texts

This section contains various community texts from the Little Brothers of Jesus.  read more »