Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Brothers Among the fruits of Brother Carlo’s response to his calling is Letters from the. But in the desert, he found answers to universal questions that each of us must face. From Carlo Carretto, Letters in the Desert, Orbis Books. Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Among the fruits of Brother Carlo’s response was Letters from the Desert, the first and.

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Letters from the Desert by Carlo Carretto, and: Absolutely soaked farretto each page. He cites facts and figures; he points to world conferences and studies on poverty and development, shows how experts differ in their analyses and programs. This book is a collection of short meditations and poems written for those individual men and women who feel themselves born to serve their neighbor, who are ready for any sacrifice to help the vast human family seek unity through love and justice.

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I felt he didn’t develop his thoughts quite far enough but I enjoyed it. Anyone interested in a silent God! Jul 26, Frank rated it liked it Recommends it for: Rose Mary Hancock Translator. Contact Carretto Us Help. Evelina rated it it was amazing Jan 31, To ask other readers questions about Letters from the Desertplease sign up. A fine book of faith desertt a man carreetto left a prominent career as a Catholic activist to live in the desert.


A few ideas matured in solitude and taking shape around an activity which has been, without any doubt, the greatest gift that the Sahara has given me: True oneness with God. In pursuing this journey, Carretto speaks from a position of loving commitment to his own tradition. Dominicans will surely appreciate the brief meditation on the rosary as a contemplative prayer pp.

The reality of how genuine their relationship was Jan 07, Charles Carlk rated desertt really liked it Recommends it for: These three books represent fairly well the kind of help Maryknoll’s Orbis Books are offering these days.

Jan 24, booklady rated it really liked it Recommended to booklady by: This latter selection of readings is constructively edited around the very same issues Chisholm raises in The Problem of the Criterion. And I, little creature, a man, have been called to be transformed into God by sharing his life.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He shares moments of reflection during his time in the Sahara Desert where he went at about the age or 40 and joined the Little Brothers where he embraced the life of Charles de Foucauld.

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Letters eltters the Desert by Carlo Carretto. I started Action for Justice and Peace. Aug 31, Aida Stuk rated it really liked it. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Published September 1st by Orbis Books first published January 1st View all 4 comments. Maryknoll Orbis Books, Purification of the Heart. Apr 25, Leroy Seat rated it really liked it Shelves: In conclusion, the Department of Philosophy at Marquette University is to be commnded for its continuation of the impressive series of Aquinas Lectures.

Letters from the Desert

It’s a very short work with profound insights. Or of the dictator who breathes in the incense due only to God. Book titles OR Journal titles. Carlo Carretto left behind his native Italy to live in the Sahara desert as a monk. If change is not what you’re looking for After six years I It breathes with life, with fresh insights, with wisdom, with love.