Our Blog

May 8th, 2017

The Impact of Compassionate Love

by Bob Jacobs     On May 2, 2017, L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. gathered at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel to host our 10th annual ….

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October 18th, 2019

To Combat Loneliness, Reject Distance

Written by Mary Ellen Dingley, Communications and Outreach Coordinator The first time I ever came to a L’Arche home, I sat ….

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October 8th, 2019

Sharing Our Stories for a New Charter

By Lauren Palmer Take a moment to think about your life, your story. How has your understanding of who you are ….

September 20th, 2019

Taking My Place in the Trinity: An Exploration of God’s Goodness

Reflection by John O’Connor, Highland Assistant 2018–Present I came into L’Arche with a vision of a God that wanted my goodness. ….

September 17th, 2019

Charter Work Day

We invite you to join the L’Arche GWDC community in sharing our stories with the International Federation of L’Arche as we ….

September 5th, 2019

We’re Hiring! Home Life Leader Role Available

The 6th Street Home Life Leader role is now accepting applications for an October 2019 start. The mission of the role ….

September 4th, 2019

Announcement: Current Opening for One Core Person in Washington D.C.

L’Arche GWDC currently has an opening to welcome one core person (adult with an intellectual disability) to our homes in Adams Morgan. We ….

August 16th, 2019

My Time at L’Arche

Written by Joe Walker I was drawn to L’Arche through a curiosity and a desire to serve this summer. I first ….

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August 16th, 2019

Just Be Me

Jessica Duncan first heard about L’Arche in a way befitting the 21st century – on a podcast. She was intrigued by ….

August 14th, 2019

My experience at L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. as a French summer volunteer

Written by Lucas Thoraval  July 4th, 2019, 5 pm. I get out of the plane coming from France. The first thing ….

August 2nd, 2019

What’s happening to the DC DDA Health Initiative?

In late June, L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. learned, alongside other disability service providers, that a long-standing contract between the DC Department ….