Part of our History, Valverde del Fresno, Strawberries and Peaches!

In Valverde picking strawberries!In Valverde picking strawberries!

We live in a little village in the South West of Spain in the Region of Extremadura about 17 Km from Portugal. Village life has been marked by constant emigration to France and Germany and to other more industrialised  towns of  Spain.

About 2500 people now live here and like many of our neighbours we do seasonal work to earn our living.  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 »

Part of our History: Carmen Rebeca's final vows in Malaga, Spain, November 2009

Veronika Myriam shares her reflections and prayer after being present at the Final Vows' ceremony of Carmen Rebeca in Malaga.  read more »

Part of our History, Among the Korokane Romanies from Kosovo

We have been six months here in Crotone seeking to learn, to make friends, to understand and to be understood among this group of Muslim Romanies.  read more »

Prejudice and Encounter


A big question in Italy at the moment is that of the Romanies and of the Romanians, often mistakenly considered as one and the same people. Since Romania is part of the European Union, a great number of Romanians, now European citizens, arrived in Italy, drawn by the hope of finding work. The massive arrival at the same time of many Rom nomads who have never been welcome in Italy is considered as a threat to security.  read more »

The earth our Home: Naples

Refuse in NaplesRefuse in Naples

All over the world, our environment and re-thinking how we relate to it is becoming increasingly urgent. The poor have borne, and will continue to bear, the biggest brunt of the suffering caused by the exploitation and abuse of the earth. Here is the first of three stories relating how the Little Sisters have shared the experiences of their people:  read more »

Little Sisters of Jesus in Italy, Linking up

The Communities in Italy are very varied: in big cities, in country areas, among travelling communities and in entertainment parks. Everywhere theirs is a life centred on the person of Jesus and on seeking his face in every person whoever they may be.  read more »

Vasad, Brother Charles's chapel

Vasad chapel of Br CharlesVasad chapel of Br Charles

The influence of Brother Charles has spread to Vasad.  read more »

Part of our history, Budapest:Csanady and Koztarsasag and Monor

We keep happy memories of these different places where we lived and worked.  read more »