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January 14, 2014

Pat Sieg Joins L’Arche Board as Treasurer

At the end of Pat Sieg’s first dinner at L’Arche he thanked his host, Eric Arntson, and said he’d love to ….

January 14, 2014

agape | a poem

i made a mistake and now i wait wonder worry hide myself as i am overcome by shame doubt blame guilt ….

December 11, 2013

2013 Annual Report Now Available

It is in belonging that people discover what it means to be human. —Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche International   Dear ….

November 19, 2013

A God Like Big Bird

“I am a mess and I need help.” These words are some of the hardest for me to say out loud ….

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 ….