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Jean Vanier to Receive Camphill Elizabeth Boggs Leadership Award

Jean Vanier, the internationally renowned philosopher, theologian, L’Arche founder, and advocate of intentional communities, will receive this year’s Camphill Elizabeth Boggs Leadership Award. The award honors “individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of developmental disabilities and uphold … Continue reading

Sharing Daily Life

It’s the small moments of sharing daily life together in a L’Arche community that add up to something profound, and even holy.  Check out this video to catch a glimpse of life in L’Arche Greater Washington DC.

Crossing Borders

This week, 46 members of L’Arche USA are in Belfast, Northern Ireland for the L’Arche Federation Assembly. Usually, L’Arche is an experience of relationship that unfolds its transformative gift in the ordinary everyday life of our communities. Yet, every five … Continue reading

Meet Mark, George, and Louie the House Fish

George put a CD player on the kitchen counter next to a clear blue cup. Explaining the CD player, he said: “Louie likes it when I play him my music.” His friend Louie – the house fish – was in … Continue reading

New Interim Eastern Regional Leader

Laura Goble comes to L’Arche after working in higher education for 12 years – first in Residence Life at Wheaton College, then as the Director of the Moreau Center for Service & Leadership at the University of Portland (Portland, OR) … Continue reading

#AsIAm – We Remember

When a life is over, we grieve. But there are certain lives, even certain populations, which society would have us forget. Today, on World Down Syndrome Day, we remember Bapi from L’Arche India. Sign Up for As I Am Alerts

What L’Arche Stands For

L’Arche USA welcomes a diverse mix of human beings into its 17 communities, two projects and numerous emerging communities.  Since 1972, when L’Arche was first established in the United States, thousands of Americans and foreigners – of many nationalities, religions, … Continue reading

L’Arche Wavecrest Names Executive Director

Jim Morgan has been named Executive Director for L’Arche Wavecrest in Orange, California, effective January 17, 2017. L’Arche communities in the United States provide homes and workplaces where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers, create … Continue reading

L’Arche USA Regional Gathering

An important part of L’Arche’s mission is to bring people together. It’s always a special time when we’re able to gather, just like the regional gathering offered.  

Where is your bed pillow?

Where is your bed pillow? This question isn’t strange at all if you’ve spent any time around my housemate Erin Kinney. She asks this of just about every person who walks through the door of our home. Erin doesn’t ask … Continue reading