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November 1, 2013

Our Table

For members of Washington, D.C.’s L’Arche community, sharing a meal is at the heart of life together. by Benjamin Dolson Dinner ….

October 7, 2013

Kate Clinton Joins L’Arche Board

Kate Clinton sums L’Arche up in two words: extraordinary authenticity. When visiting the L’Arche community in Portland, Kate met someone who ….

Dottie Bockstiegel, founding member of L'Arche GWDC, remains active in the life of the community. Photo by Brian A. Taylor Photography
September 16, 2013

Founding Story of L’Arche in Rhyme

by Dottie Bockstiegel In 1977 Jean Vanier came into town. He spoke so eloquently that some people sat right down And ….

August 5, 2013

Theology According to Francene

Last year I was struggling with my spiritual identity. I didn’t know what to believe or why I believed what I ….

July 24, 2013

Jean Vanier Receives Pacim in Terris Award

By Barb Arland-Fye Inside a rustic chapel 4,000 miles away from his Diocese of Davenport, Iowa, Bishop Martin Amos presented a ….

July 23, 2013

L’Arche Receives GuideStar Silver Badge

GuideStar is a 501(c)(3) public charity that collects, organizes, and presents information about every single IRS-registered nonprofit organization in an easy-to-understand format ….

July 5, 2013

Dorothy Copps to Retire

After nearly fifteen years of service to L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C., Dorothy Copps plans to retire this year. Dorothy first came ….

June 3, 2013

Finding Calm in Love

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear. 1 John 4:1 On Tuesday mornings, members of L’Arche ….

May 29, 2013

Somewhere in the Middle

I’m forty-three, not five A woman, not a child I’ll laugh, I’ll play, and I’m going to wear these ribbons in ….

Tim Shriver tells the story of working on a book in a L'Arche home. Photo by Brian A. Taylor Photography
April 15, 2013

Tim Shriver Speaks at L’Arche Breakfast

Many of us have never lived at L’Arche and have never given a full life commitment to the community, but nevertheless ….