Archive for 2012

Advocates Charles Clark and Jill Egle aren't afraid to speak up. Photo by Mary Ruppert
December 14, 2012

New Year’s Tips From Jill Egle

Inclusion, story-telling and the opportunity to be a part of good work are important to me. L’Arche GWDC recently had a ….

Eileen Schofield shows off her I Voted sticker on election day. Photo by Mari Andrew
December 14, 2012

Voting with Confidence

The line snaked out the door and spilled onto the street as chilly voters waited to cast their ballots in the ….

Advent Angel
December 4, 2012

An Advent Prayer

Loving God, with your help, I am growing in gratitude for life, just as life is. Thank you for all the ….

Advent Candle
November 8, 2012

L’Arche to Host Advent Retreat

“We believe that each person has a gift—something special and uniquely their own to offer the world. But, like the flame ….

L'Arche USA board president encourages communities to speak up.
October 24, 2012

Let Our Voices Be Heard

A particular highlight of the June L’Arche International General Assembly in Atlanta was Tim Shriver’s opening address. The chairman and CEO ….

October 11, 2012

Tim Shriver, chairman and CEO, Special Olympics

L’Arche is like a diamond. I have been to many places all over the world. No one has what you have: ….

October 10, 2012

Sarah Ruszkowski, home-life leader, Ontario house

In L’Arche, our mission is shared life. Our mission is to live life in such a way that everyone in our home—those ….

L'Arche is teaching Sarah Ruszkowski how to be tough and tender. Photo by Bethany Keener
October 3, 2012

Full of Grace: Learning How to Be

Since the very first time I heard the song, my two favorite lines of “Be God’s” were always “Where there is ….

Veena Titus and Walton Schofield take delight in sharing time together. Photo by Bethany Keener
September 11, 2012

Symbols of God’s Love

When Veena Titus first came to L’Arche she got choked up every time she tried to speak about her son. “There ….

Library of Congress - Main Reading Room. Photo by Marcus Walton
August 20, 2012

Rabbits of the New Ark

I’ve been to a lot of the sites on the National Mall by now—the Capitol, a few of the Smithsonians, the ….