Her legacy

The communities linked to Marthe Robin

In many aspects, the Foyers de Charité, which were founded in 1936, were precursors to the numerous innovative communities that emerged after Vatican II.
Even today, movements or associations whose founders never met Marthe Robin talk about their connection with this great figure of the new evangelisation...

«When you look at what is currently emerging in the Church, we often find Marthe»

Cardinal Decourtray - archbishop of Lyon from 1981 to 1994


A connection with Marthe Robin that continues today...

Many founders acknowledge the importance of having met Marthe and the impact it had on their discernment as they came in large numbers to discern the calling of the Lord with her. Included in the latter are the founders of the following communities:

Emmanuel Community


Just after founding the Emmanuel Community, Pierre Goursat went to see Marthe. He needed some help in his discernment, because he did not want to take on the leadership of the Emmanuel Community as he was being asked to do by the first members of the community. Marthe's common sense and humour hit the nail on the head: « Say yes », she said, « when you will no longer be needed, they will find a way of telling you!» Later, when the Emmanuel Community settled in Paray-le-Monial, she was the one who insisted that this location should not become the centre of the community, but its... heart.
The postulator of the cause of beatification of Marthe, Fr Bernard Peyrous, came from the Emmanuel Community: when he was discerning whether to accept this mission, his moderator told him :« Say yes! We owe her so much in the Community, this is the least we can do for her.»

Chemin Neuf Community


Just a few miles from Châteauneuf-de-Galaure, in Lyon, the young Jesuit Laurent Fabre heard about Marthe Robin and paid her a visit, like many priests. The mystic would play an important role in the discernment for the founding of the Chemin Neuf Community. In particular, she spoke the following words to Fr Fabre, who was telling her about the charism of Pentecost of his group: “You must blow on the fire and, what's more, you will pass through it”.

We must blow on the fire!

List of communities:

Emmanuel Community, Little Brothers of Mary - Mother of the Redeemer, Little Sisters of Nazareth, Missionaries of Our Lady , "Claire Amitié", Fraternité Bethléem-Saint-Benoît, Communauté Nouvelle Alliance, L'Eau Vive, Focolare Movement, etc...

Prayers, words and writtings of Marthe Robin Read the “Journal”

Le cheminement intérieur de Marthe Robin est dévoilé grâce à la publication de son "Journal". Découvrez-le en ligne...

Un rayonnement immense Des prophéties de Marthe Robin sur la France ?

Entretien avec le père Bernard Peyrous, historien et postulateur de sa Cause de béatification...

Beatification Marthe Robin declared “venerable” by Pope Francis

Une étape essentielle vers une possible béatification...

Her message Rekindling the love that is dying out in the world

« Je t’ai choisie pour ranimer dans le monde l’Amour qui s’éteint », dira le Christ à Marthe. Elle-même...

Prayers, words and writtings of Marthe Robin Prayer of Marthe Robin: O beloved Mother

Ô Mère Bien-Aimée, vous qui connaissez si bien les voies de la Sainteté et de l’Amour, apprenez-nous...

Immense influence Marthe, the Second Vatican Council and the vocation of each baptised person

« Marthe Robin peut être considérée comme une sorte de sage-femme ayant participé à la naissance (…) »

Her message The unconditional love of God for every individual

Les milliers de témoignages concernant la façon dont Marthe accueillait ceux qui venaient la voir sont unanimes...

Her life Complete chronology

Principales dates de la vie de Marthe Robin (1902-1981)

Her legacy The Foyers de Charité

La création des Foyers de Charité repose sur la rencontre de Marthe Robin et d’un prêtre, le père Georges Finet, en 1936. Aujourd’hui présents dans une quarantaine de pays, les Foyers de Charité...

God, a loving and compassionate Father St Thérèse, a “big sister” for Marthe Robin

Entre Marthe Robin et Sainte Thérèse de Lisieux, il existe une relation si forte qu'on peut parler d'amitié ou de parenté spirituelle...

The communities linked to Marthe Robin VIDEO : “Une prophète pour aujourd’hui !” Père Nicolas Buttet (Communauté Eucharistein)

The communities linked to Marthe Robin VIDEO : "Une prophète pour aujourd'hui !"...

Testimony Sophie Guex : Comment se déroulaient les “passions” de Marthe Robin ?

[VIDEO] Les carnets du père Faure nous permettent de retracer les "Passions" vécues par Marthe Robin...

The essentials about Marthe Robin
Nothing predisposed this young woman of the Drôme countryside to become one of the central figures of the spiritual renewal of the Church in France. She radiated with a love that transfigured her life that spanned the 20th century.
"I have chosen to rekindle the love that is dying out in the world". These words of Christ to Marthe Robin summarise her mission, which is to reveal the unconditional love of God for everyone.
Marthe Robin's legacy is immense. It lives on today through many communities and movements in the Church, but more particularly across the world through the Foyers de Charité.
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Groupe de prières Prier à Paris avec Marthe Robin Paroisse Saint Christophe de Javel (Paris)
Groupe de prières Prier à Paris avec Marthe Robin Paroisse Saint Christophe de Javel (Paris)
Veillée Marthe Robin Veillée Espérance avec Marthe Robin dans le cadre du Festival Marial Notre Dame du Laus (F - 05 130 Saint-Etienne-le Laus), à 20h30
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