Marthe Robin : The Cross and the Joy by Fr Raymond Peyret (135 pages). This is a biography of Marthe Robin, completed shortly after her death in 1981. It gives a solid account of her life and mission, and is a good introduction to the charism of the Foyers of Charity, lay communities which have now spread throughout the world.
Marthe Robin : The Cross and the Joy - £4.87 - UK & Europe
Marthe Robin: A Chosen Soul - £1.95 - UK & Europe this is a CTS booklet which looks at different aspects of Marthe's life and the Foyer retreats. It includes details of the origins of the Foyers and has prayers composed by Marthe.
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Community and Growth by Jean Vanier. This is an excellent book on all the practical aspects of Community life by the founder of the L'Arche communities, which look after handicapped persons. It looks at the good and bad sides of living in community and should be essential reading for anyone contemplating such a life, or those already in community and seeking to avoid the pitfalls.
Community and Growth - £10.36 - UK & Europe