The Foyers of Charity – Catholic Lay Communities

The Foyers of Charity – Catholic Lay Communities

To see the Spring 2012 English Friends of the Foyers newsletter, please click here:

http://www.theotokos.org.uk/pages/movecomm/foyer/foyernewsfeb2012.pdf

The Foyers are communities of lay Christians headed by a Priest who acts as “Father” of the Foyer. They were founded by Marthe Robin and Fr. Georges Finet in 1936. Their main Apostolate is the giving of week-long retreats in silence, and at present there are about 70 communities world-wide.

To see the English Friends of the Foyers site, please visit:

http://www.foyers.org.uk/

To see video extracts from a DVD of a Foyer Retreat at Tressaint Foyer of Charity in Brittany, France, please click this link:

To see an article about the Foyer retreat in English at Tressaint, and Marthe Robin, click here:

http://www.theotokos.org.uk/pages/movecomm/foyer/retreat/retreat09.html

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