Little Brothers of Jesus

Among the Believers. Insights for dialogue

'Among the believers', Interview in the Tablet , 19th June 2010. Michel Cupers, a little brother of Jesus, tells James Roberts of a reading of the Qur'an, which could bring new mutual respect between the three Abrahamic faiths.  read more »

News from Lille

The first fraternity in the north-east of France (in Roubaix) dates from 1951. The one on Lille was founded in 1982 in a neighbourhood with a very large presence of foreigners. mainly Moroccans. For a long time that brothers in Lille have quite often welcomed young men who want to make a stay in a fraternity, as well as foreign brothers who come to France to learn French. Since 2006 it has also been a fraternity for brothers who are students.  read more »

News from Vietnam

Anton is a Vietnamese brother. Through some news, often filled with humour, he tells us about is life as a retired worker, and he shows us the beauty of the countryside he travels through on his visits to family and friends.  read more »

A life focused on the Eucharist

Concarneau is a fishing port in the west of France from where several brother sailors, including Michel, have sailed, mainly in the trawling lanes on the high seas. Several brothers have retired, others have died. Michel is not a priest but throughout his life as a sailor he has been drawn to the Eucharist, the sign of a life given to following Jesus. Reference to the Eucharist occurs often in the text and creates the unity of this testimony.  read more »

News from Marrakesh, Morocco

After working 42 years as a blacksmith, in the heart of Marrakesh, Gaby had left for France because of ill health. He has now passed away (19.12.2009)  read more »

News from Warsaw, Poland

Our fraternity (one of three located in Poland) is in a very poor area of Warsaw (the capital), on a street with a bad reputation. The families there are often divided, and the people suffer greatly. For several years we have been the youngest fraternity in our Congregation (in terms of our ages), consisting of students who will soon be finishing their studies. There are usually three or four of us living here, and we welcome young men who are interested in the Fraternity.  read more »

7 - In memory of Rene Voillaume 1905 -2003, Brother Rene Voillaume and the Second Vatican Council

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Brother Marc writes: 'There is a whole aspect of the life of Rene Voillaume that was not very well known by the brothers and sisters, and that was his work as a theologian and the influence of his writings on the work of the Vatican Council. Father Georges Cottier, a Dominican, has agreed to tell us about it. At the present time he is the theologian at the Pontifical House. At the end of the 1950's he was at the Dominican Studium in Saint Maximin, in Provence (France).It was there that he got to know the brothers and became a friend of Rene Voillaume.'  read more »

6 - In memory of Rene Voillaume 1905 -2003, Brother Rene Voillaume and Little sister Magdeleine

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'Fifty years of close collaboration', is the title that Little Sister Annie, of the Little Sisters of Jesus, gave to the text that follows. What she wrote expresses the facts very well, but does not take account of the deep and reciprocal affection which, over this long period, linked Father Voillaume to the Little Sisters. This was also brought out into the light by the fraternal attention and female sensitivity with which they helped him during his last years. We will never be able to thank them sufficiently.  read more »

5 - In memory of Rene Voillaume 1905 -2003, His Message

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Brother Rene shares the insights of his faith and convictions.  read more »

4 - In memory of Rene Voillaume 1905 -2003, Landmarks

Brother Rene relates his journey as a Little Brother and his role in the foundations within the spiritual family.
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