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Stories 7th February 2018

Loving in a big way

Loving one another in a big way—that is what drives our solidarity in L’Arche.

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Blog 7th February 2018

Solidarity Brunch Silent Auction Items

We're gearing up for our Valentine's Day Solidarity Brunch on Sunday, February 11th! Held at Concordia University from 11:30am-1pm, we are excited to announce our silent auction items for the event.

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Blog 11th January 2018

Remembering Ted Stone

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Blog 21st December 2017

How do you get ready for Christmas?

In community, there are people that guide us all in the marking of time and seasons.

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Blog 14th December 2017

Advent: Waiting for the Baby

In the Spanish language, the phrase “to give birth” is “dar la luz”, which literally translates to “give the light”. This is a beautiful phrase and one that can eloquently explains Advent--the hope and expectation that the Light will be given to us.

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Blog 6th December 2017

Celebrating Advent

As we begin Advent, a season of holy waiting and expectation, we offer you a prayer written by Henri Nouwen, a priest and writer who lived in L'Arche for many years.

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Blog 6th December 2017

Gratitude for Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a social media empowered day of giving, following "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday".

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Stories 22nd November 2017

The things L’Arche teaches me

I am so very grateful for this past year in L’Arche Chicago, for the lessons I have learned and love I have received.

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Blog 21st November 2017

L’Arche is a community of faith.

L’Arche is a community of faith, founded on trust in God and the transforming power of mutual relationship.

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Blog 10th November 2017

L’Arche is a place of high quality care

About this time last year the Chicago Tribune began a series of articles on the deplorable conditions in many Illinois group homes. Reporters documented hundreds of cases of abuse and neglect, the most extreme of which resulted in death.

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Blog 7th November 2017

L’Arche is a place of belonging

Homecoming. Belonging. It’s this ability to be sent off well, and to be welcomed home with beautifully open arms.

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Stories 27th October 2017

Jean and Katie Share Their Story

At Community Night this month, Jean and Katie shared the interview that they did for StoryCorps a couple of years ago.  In the interview, Jean speaks of the institution she lived in before moving to L'Arche.  She speaks of the pain and the challenges of this time, and of what it was like to move into L'Arche. 

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