Little Sister Magdeleine, author

Hidden Racism

1953 Bassa, Cameroun1953 Bassa, Cameroun

Magdeleine writes about how racism is one of the most serious violations of love.  read more »

Rome, Centre of Unity

1962 With Father Voillaume1962 With Father Voillaume

Little sister Magdeleine writes to Father Voillaume about her desire for complete openness with the Roman authorities.  read more »

Building love

With the youthWith the youth

In central Lebanon, two Communities of little sisters started simultaneously in two villages scarcely 20 km from each other, but divided by generations of deep enmity. One of the villages, Ras Baalbeck, was Christian, the other Hermel, Muslim.

But for Little sister Magdeleine building up love should begin within the Community.  read more »

God's call to the poorest and for Magdeleine to give her life for Russia

1956 On the road to Eastern Europe1956 On the road to Eastern Europe

Little sister Magdeleine felt the Lord was calling her to leave for Russia for good. She set out on 8 September 1957. 'Now I am going to carry Jesus where there is such a need for hope.'  read more »

A smile on the world

1954 Vietnam1954 Vietnam

Already in 1956 Little sister Magdeleine puts the Little sisters in front of the challenges of living in the midst of the turmoil and suffering around them.  read more »

Considerate and respectful love

1949 Among travellers in France1949 Among travellers in France

The heart of the vocation is to love. It is to get rid of the illusion that one has always something to give to the other. It is to know how to receive especially from the 'poorest' in genuine friendship.  read more »

The Green Booklet

1946 Aix en Provence1946 Aix en Provence

Little sister Magdeleine wrote the Green booklet in September 1945.  read more »

Unity in Love, at the heart of the vocation of the Little sisters of Jesus

India BangaloreIndia Bangalore

From the final chapter of the 'Green Booklet'

The rule of life of the Little Sisters of Jesus, the rule which is at the heart of their vocation, is the pursuit of Unity as willed by Christ, who died to gather together the scattered children of God&. Jn 11:52  read more »

The Green booklet (booklet)

Little sister Magdeleine wrote the Green booklet in September 1945. It was addressed to all those who may be called to the Community of the Little sisters of Jesus in order to follow in the footsteps of Brother Charles of Jesus.  read more »

Spiritual childhood and the message of the crib (booklet)

This is a foundational text for the Little sisters and marks every aspect of their life and spirituality.

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