Charity in the Fourth World – A Programme To Be Undertaken
A couple deprived of their love
Faith, hope and charity in the Fourth World: it seems that our meditation takes us (…) Read more
Hope in the Fourth World – An Illusion?
Making a mockery of all efforts for the future
If the Son of God was made man in our time, (…) Read more
Faith in the Fourth World : When Only God Remains
A life without rhythm or meaning
Let us put ourselves in the presence of those men and women, those families and (…) Read more
Any action is more complicated when one lives in a constantly changing situation in a remote, poorly served area, unaware (…) Read more
Changing the rules of the game
-Between reform and revolution, which do you choose?
-Is this the right question? The poorest have seen so many reforms and (…) Read more
One event from my childhood
left profound repercussions in my life.
It happened at a time when horrible poverty had hit our (…) Read more
Everything came from a shared life
In his interview with Gilles Anouil, Father Joseph Wresinski recounts the beginnings of the ATD Fourth World Movement in the (…) Read more
It’s Been Three Years Now Since They’ve Gone Anywhere
More than ever, rest, leisure and holidays are rightly considered as essential activities. In this 1986 text, Father Joseph Wresinski (…) Read more
June 22, 2021, 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Alwine de Vos van Steenwijk
On 22 June 2021, Alwine de Vos van Steenwijk would have been 100 years old. This anniversary gives us the (…) Read more
We had only ourselves to offer
In the introduction of his book “The Poor are the Church”, after having evoked his childhood in the text “A (…) Read more