A meditation for Christmas by Br Charles, Charles de Foucauld

These meditations of Brother Charles during his time in Nazareth were not meant to be published. He wrote to help him stay in the presence of God. They are the simple outpouring of his love for Jesus.  read more »

A meditation on Advent by Br Charles, Charles de Foucauld

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Taken from 'Meditations on the Seasons of the Year', Brother Charles invites us to keep company with Mary and Joseph as we begin the Advent season.  read more »

Cry the Gospel

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Whether our life be that of Nazareth, the Public Life or the Desert... it should cry the Gospel...  read more »

The real infant Jesus

I keep the little statue of the Infant Jesus on my table but in fact I do not see it: It is the real Infant Jesus whom I gaze on…  read more »

How can we nourish hope?

Our communities are often situated in inner–city slum neighbourhoods. How can we nourish hope and give support to each other when confronted each day with the violence around us?  read more »

Christ’s passion for humanity

We want to be there where human brokenness hides the true face of God and with our whole life share Christ’s passion for humanity.  read more »

Choosing to be poor and to share

Choosing to be poor and to share is a way of handing over everything; my entire life into the hands of God and other people.  read more »

Our religious life is a response to Jesus call

Our religious life is a response to Jesus call to follow him from Bethlehem, to the Cross and the Resurrection. Our life is grafted onto Christ's.  read more »

The eucharist cannot be separated from the whole church community

The Eucharist cannot be separated from the Church community. Through our participation in the Eucharistic we are in communion with the whole Church, the Body of Christ.  read more »

God, ‘the Hidden One’

God, ‘the Hidden One’ in the Eucharist, is close to us in all we live. We want to bear witness to this Presence. ‘The kingdom of God is very near, it is in our midst.  read more »