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Blog 11th January 2017

Tim Stone is featured in Krista Tippett’s book!

Krista Tippett, NPR's On Being radio host, has a beautiful relationship with L'Arche. Through her interview with L’Arche years ago**, many people have come to know L'Arche. Since then, she has remained close to us and continued to share L'Arche with the world. 

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Blog 11th January 2017

Learning L’Arche

In both my personal and professional life I recognize the many ways in which God leads me to places and people according to His apparent plans for me. I am not so sure that I found L’Arche, but that L’Arche found me. Since I was a teenager I have “worked with” adults with intellectual disability, but only recently have I come to learn to be with and to learn from.

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Blog 30th December 2016

L’Arche in the Wednesday Journal

The Oak Park River Forest newspaper, The Wednesday Journal, writes on the importance of community and the life in L'Arche. What a wonderful way for our neighbors to learn who we are!

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Blog 21st December 2016

Gerry’s Beauty

The beauty of Gerry McAuliffe is tricky to describe. Words don't do justice to it, because there is a spirit that animated Gerry that was beyond words.

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Blog 13th December 2016

Giving Thanks for Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a social media empowered day of giving, following "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday". It is a day when people support the good work of nonprofits all over the country.

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Blog 13th December 2016

#AsIAm : Beyond the Wall

When wars break out, many heroes go unnoticed. On International Day of People with Disability, L’Arche celebrated these unnoticed heroes everywhere, of every ability.

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Blog 13th December 2016

The Heart of the Day

This beautiful reflection from our founding community leader calls us think about the way that we gather for meals today in L’Arche Chicago, 16 years later. 

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Blog 28th November 2016

What is L’Arche? Belonging

I often leave our L’Arche homes with a certain “full” feeling. Full of the joy of relationship.

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Blog 21st November 2016

What is L’Arche? Community of Faith

The L’Arche Identity Statement explains, “Mutual relationships and trust in God are at the heart of our journey together.

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Blog 14th November 2016

What is L’Arche? Quality Care

The three homes of L’Arche Chicago are state-licensed CILA (Community Integrated Living Arrangements) homes.

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Blog 7th November 2016

Finding Friendship at Friendship House

Within hours after a mentor of mine suggested I live in L’Arche after college graduation, I had applied and made up my mind that I would be joining the L’Arche Chicago community, if they would have me.

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Blog 27th October 2016

Celebrated Joy

The joy was tangible on Saturday night.  Core members, their families, and friends who have been present at anniversary celebrations for the last sixteen years shared memories with new friends, encountering L’Arche Chicago for the very first time.  People came together for a common cause—a celebration of the joy that is present through community.

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