Easter Monday: All is made new

Easter Monday: All is made new

Elbert Lott, one of the founding core members of L'Arche Chicago, shares about Henri Nouwen's Easter reflection.

Easter Sunday--We Breathe Out

Easter Sunday--We Breathe Out

Join the prayer shared in the homes of L'Arche Chicago this Easter Sunday! 

Jesus Christ is risen today! Alleluia! 

A reflection on Easter

A reflection on Easter

And then it hit me. The story of the crucifixion and resurrection felt suddenly so accessible. It was the worst bullying ever ever ever, because people were scared. But ultimately radical love wins and cannot die. That’s it.

The washing of the feet

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The washing of the feet

I needed to sit in that circle last night in Angel House and add that image to my understanding of this holy practice. And I did.  The vibrancy and the smiles and the learning-from-each-other that happened…it was beautiful.

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The Seder

The Seder

As a community, we celebrated the Seder.

Feel at Home

Feel at Home

Henri Nouwen writes about being at home with God, understanding God as the host.

If that is a way of understanding the love of God, then I believe L'Arche is showing us glimpses of the love of God over and over and over again.

We Remember

We Remember

Henri Nouwen writes about Jesus' death, as well as our death, bringing the Spirit of God to those we leave behind.  Take a moment to watch this video remembering Bapi from L'Arche India. #AsIAm

Dot By Jean Wilson

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

Know that you are chosen

Know that you are chosen

Here Christianne Msall, a core member who has lived in L'Arche for sixteen years, shares what it means to honored in her unique gifts and to celebrate the uniqueness of those around her.