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2021 Jack our Good neighbour

JackJack Our dear neighbour Jack Barber passed away last Saturday. He was already living next door with his first wife Rosie when we moved in 50 years ago and so he has known many generations of little sisters, remembering each one often by name. Jack was the foreman for the farm across the road.
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Canh, Covid and Hope

Canh shares her reflections on her need to trust in God and in his love for us especially when we are 'little' in his hand.
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New Barnsley in Belfast, Covid and New Life

emerging-daffodilsemerging-daffodilsReflection on how God’s creative energy cannot be tied down especially in a lockdown!  read more »

The Prayer of Abandonment

THE PRAYER OF ABANDONMENT The well-known "prayer of abandonment" is often the first, or even only, thing people know about Charles de Foucauld. They frequently find it both challenging and deeply meaningful or consoling. Lsr Kathy recounts how it came into being:
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2019 Christmas, Room In The Inn

Kathy with a Co-workerKathy with a Co-workerLittle sister Kathleen lives in England. She has been working at the Crown Hotel in "Wells-next-the-Sea," Norfolk, for a couple of years, and she shared the following last Christmas:
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Cry the Gospel with your Life - A talk given at the Methodist Church in Edmonton , North East London

Talk given at the Methodist Church of Edmonton in a series of Talks on bringing the Bible alive in our daily life.
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Little Sister Gertrud Vavine...her life and witness in Papua New Guinea

A little sister from England, Catharine, writes about how she was touched by the life and witness of Little sister Gertrud the first and only Little sister from Papua New Guinea who died on the 20th October 2020.
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News about Chapel to Brother Charles in Hungary

Vasad chapel of Br CharlesVasad chapel of Br CharlesA report about the event held on July 19th to formally mark the placing of a relic of Brother Charles in the chapel chapel of Vasad , Hungary, that would from then on be called the chapel of St. Charles de Foucauld.  read more »

A Journey with the Lord

GonezGonezLittle sister Gones is from Sri Lanka. She has lived in the Philippines for many years, and is now serving as the continental coordinator for our communities in Asia. She writes about her relationship with God and how it changes her life.
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