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St. Louis to Open Second Home

L’Arche St. Louis has purchased a second home and plans to welcome three or four adults who have intellectual disabilities (known as “core members”) to live there in 2016. The half-acre property is located in Maplewood, a neighborhood just outside … Continue reading

A New Lease on Life: Clifford Rounds Comes Home

L’Arche gave me a stable home, and help with my health. Without L’Arche I would probably be dead. —Clifford Rounds by Amanda Horton Just over a year ago I met my friend Cliff. He came to us in the L’Arche Erie community … Continue reading

A Story Of Transformation And Call To Action

Michael Biornstad, L’Arche Portland Community Coordinator, gave the following remarks at the October 17, 2015 Benefit Celebration. Transformation: I moved into Neahkahnie house a year after finishing college. My experience of school had been that of a measured expectation of … Continue reading

L’Arche Spokane

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Justin Lorenz

Feeding My Stomach and Spirit

By Justin Lorenz I find such delight in dinners at L’Arche St. Louis, where there are lovely and unpredictable contributions from every person at the table. Occasionally the meals are quiet; but usually I end up with a used cloth … Continue reading

L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. – Called to Love

Eileen calls me to love in so many ways. -Megan Guzman, L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C.

A L’Arche Serving of Love in Kolkota

When Rumni Saha visits L’Arche in India she finds it a stark contrast to the way she say people with disabilities treated while growing up. Read the full article in The Huffington Post

God Chooses the Despised

“The philosophy of L’Arche is very simple. The important thing is that people who have been pushed aside and humiliated, need to be shown that they are precious.” Read the interview with 2015 Templeton Prize Laureate Jean Vanier in America … Continue reading

L’Arche Wavecrest – The Arch of Love

“We’re not any different from anyone else. We all have the same needs, the need to be loved and to feel valued.” – Cathy Acton This 2015 video made by students at Chapman University introduces viewers to members of the … Continue reading

Coming Home: The liberation I found at L’Arche

I remember exactly where I was standing. It was in a small hallway at a L’Arche home in Washington, D.C., when I met my friend and housemate Pedro. At the time, I was visiting L’Arche for a series of interviews. … Continue reading