Luca Badetti, Director of Community Life at L'Arche Chicago, reflects on his warm welcome into the L'Arche community. "In community we are invited to nurture a sense of belonging, journeying alongside each other in the midst of the securities and unknowns of life."
When thinking about the anticipation and preparation for the babies in his family, Anders explained, “It was like Advent because we were waiting for their births.” He spoke of the ways that his family prepared their homes and made plans for the new baby. He also spoke of the ways that Angel House and his church have readied themselves for the birth of Jesus at Christmas
We just celebrated my one year anniversary here at L’Arche Chicago, and my six year anniversary in L’Arche. And I just keep learning and receiving so, so much. When I stop to think about what I have learned this year, I can almost physically feel my heart expanding.