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Blog 15th May 2017

Adding beauty to our community

This weekend, L'Arche Chicago helped to beautify a small portion of the Forest Park, where two of our homes are.

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Blog 15th May 2017

L’Arche Across America!

Three core members and three assistants from L'Arche Boston North are on a once-in-a-lifetime journey across America.

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Blog 17th April 2017

The washing of the feet

We take the vibrancy and love, and we share it with each other so that we can share it with the world.

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Blog 16th April 2017

Easter Sunday–We Breathe Out

Begin by taking a few slow, deep breaths. Inhale for the count of two, hold your breath for the count of two, and then exhale for the count of two. Do this a few times.

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Blog 15th April 2017

A reflection on Easter

Easter has always been a hard one for me. Just so much goes on, in such a short period of days. You have the intensity of a lifetime packed into just a half of a week. I often struggle with grasping the themes fully, and reflecting mindfully. More times than not, I’m going through the Holy Week motions. Gotta get to church, sit in silence, hear scary-sad organ music, be sad, be glad, find some eggs, wear pastels, be JOYFUL. It’s just a lot to keep up with.

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Blog 11th April 2017

The Seder

Our community gathered for the Seder--to pray, to share the stories, and to celebrate.

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Blog 10th April 2017

Feel at Home

All of our reflections, prayers, and moments during Lent seem to be drawing us closer and closer to this space that Henri writes about.

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Blog 10th April 2017

Thank you for being you

We have been journeying together through Lent and here we are on the Friday before Holy Week. It is good for us to take a moment to reflect on how our hearts have drawn closer to God and each other so far.

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Blog 5th April 2017

We Remember

In the video series #AsIAm, created by L'Arche International, core members from L'Arche communities around the world share their stories and their voices. 

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Artist Spotlight 1st April 2017

Dot By Jean Wilson

"Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in the brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish...Compassion means full immersion into the condition of being human." Henri Nouwen

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