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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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Blog 28th March 2017

Know that you are chosen

When I know that I am chosen, I know that I have been seen as a special person. Someone has noticed me in my uniqueness and has expressed a desire to know me, to come closer to me, to love me.

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Blog 23rd March 2017

The Lenten Season of Prayer: Make Space for God

There are seasons for celebration and seasons for thoughtful reflection and each has a place in the Christian journey. Let us embrace the gift of Lent by “making space” to reflect on the hard and important questions.

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Blog 21st March 2017

Hope: To let yourself be led to new places.

From an interview with Rev. Brian Stiller

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Blog 20th March 2017

To others, through solitude

From The Way of the Heart

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Artist Spotlight 18th March 2017

The Candle is Peaceful by: Christianne Msall

"Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say word of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will be many fruits, here in this world and the life to come." --Henri Nouwen

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Blog 16th March 2017

Living from the Heart

We are speaking here about a mystery for which words are inadequate. It is a mystery that the heart, which is the center of our being, is transformed by God into God’s own heart, a heart large enough to embrace the entire universe.

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Blog 14th March 2017

At home with God

Here, Anders Gullberg, a core member who has been living in Angel House for one year, reflects on this passage on home and prayer by Henri Nouwen. L'Arche celebrates that one of Anders' gifts is his ability to create home.

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Blog 12th March 2017

You’re fine

In L’Arche, we seek to name each person’s most true identity every day. YOU’RE FINE.

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Blog 11th March 2017

Prayer through song

In our L’Arche homes here in Chicago, as well as L’Arche homes all over the world, we often pray together through music.

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Blog 10th March 2017

The fullness of time

The first book I read by Henri Nouwen was one that I found after encountering his books at a Korean bookstore where his were the only few English titles on the shelves.

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