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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 ….

April 15, 2013

30 Years of Letting Our Light Shine

This year is a special year for L’Arche here in Greater Washington. 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of when Michael Schaff ….

February 21, 2013

(Lent) Message in a (Shampoo) Bottle

Last week I found myself at my neighborhood urgent care center getting x-rays for my big toe. A ridiculous accident involving ….

February 13, 2013

Songs of L’Arche

broken bodies                      with open hearts call forth                               inner change my mind                               ….

January 23, 2013

Maryland group seeks to establish L’Arche community for people with disabilities

Group homes in Frederick County that house people with developmental disabilities do a great job, Sabillasville resident Jeanne Kuhn said, but ….

December 14, 2012

New Year’s Tips From Jill Egle

Inclusion, story-telling and the opportunity to be a part of good work are important to me. L’Arche GWDC recently had a ….

December 14, 2012

Voting with Confidence

The line snaked out the door and spilled onto the street as chilly voters waited to cast their ballots in the ….