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 BLESSED CHARLES de FOUCAULD
rosaries inspired by the works of 'Brother Charles'


CHARLES de FOUCAULD ROSARY (RSTS.21460)
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  CHARLES DE FOUCAULD
RSTS:  SAINTHOOD SERIES
 Father, I abandon myself into your hands; do with me what you will. Whatever you may do, I thank you: I am ready for all, I accept all.
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WHO WAS CHARLES DE FOUCAULD?
 Charles Eugène de Foucauld (15 September 1858 1 December 1916) An officer in the French Army serving in North Africa when he felt called in October of 1896 at 28, to serve in solitude as a priest in the harsh and lonely environment of the Sahara( Algeria).  He voiced his protest against slavery and other acts of injustice inflicted upon the poor of the desert.
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 CHARLES de FOUCAULD
(September 1858 1 December 1916)
symbol: heart and cross.
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MARTYRED
He was assassinated in 1916 outside the door of the fort he built for the protection of the Tuareg, by a young rebel of the rebel Muslim Tuareg tribe.  He is considered to be a martyr of the Faith  He founded the Little Brothers of Jesus.  His writings and inspirations encouraged other religious congregations. He was beatified on 13 November 2005 by Pope Benedict XVI. 
Charles de Foucauld
 PRAYER OF ABANDONMENT
 Father, I abandon myself into your hands; do with me what you will. Whatever you may do, I thank you: I am ready for all, I accept all.
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Let only your will be done in me, and in all your creatures - I wish no more than this, O Lord.
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Into your hands I commend my soul: I offer it to you with all the love of my heart, for I love you, Lord, and so need to give myself, to surrender myself into your hands without reserve, and with boundless confidence, for you are my Father.
(rosary inspired by words above)

 MARTYRED BY
 On December 1, 1916, Charles was shot and killed by a young member of a rebel Tuareg Muslim tribe. In a notebook he carried with him, Charles had written:
 Live as though you were going to have to die as a martyr today.
  (rosary inspired by words above)
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to learn more on the life of 
Charles de Foucauld see this film
THE CALL

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~ INTO YOUR HANDS ROSARY ~
THE TUAREGS 
Out in the desert, Charles led an austere life, marked by prayer and an unassuming ministry of friendship to the nomadic tribes of Bedouin Muslims known as the Tuaregs. To them, he became known as a "Marabout," a holy man. 
ROSARY BEADS (faceted jasper)
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AVES: Jasper coins with faceted edges.  Much softer / finer colors that cameral allows.  Chosen to remind one of the grains of sand found in the desert. PATERS:  Traditional 'Mala' seeds from the Bodhi Tree.  A traditional prayer counter used by ancient religions. Red symbolizes martyrdom.
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CLOSER LOOK AT JASPER
RDSP.2660 - ('Be Not Afraid II')
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METAL PARTS CAST FROM ANTIQUES
All parts available individually. each hand cast from antiques and vintage pieces. Available in sterling silver and solid bronze. Once cast, each is antiqued to restore original patina.  See full collection at SUPPLIES on top of page.
'INTO YOUR HANDS' ROSARY
into your hands I commend my soul: I offer it to you with all the love of my heart, for I love you, Lord, and so need to give myself, to surrender myself into your hands without reserve, and with boundless confidence, for you are my Father.
ROSARY BEADS (antique with jet)
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RSTS.21460.b
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RSTS.21460.s
all metals cast from antiques in sterling and solid bronze
then antiqued to restore original patina
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Our vision is to provide the finest handmade rosaries, chaplets and other fine religious art forms for personal worship we can make using the best supplies available.  The Guild believes the work of our hands should give visual Glory to God, therefore for us, the best for you is very, very important.

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THE CALL
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