In 1964 Jean Vanier founded L'Arche by welcoming two men with developmental disabilities from an institution to live with him in Trosly-Breuil, France. From that simple beginning L'Arche today has over 120 faith-based communities in 30 countries throughout the world. Jean continues to live in the L'Arche Community in Trosly-Breuil. L'Arche has been called one of the most significant Christian ministries of the 20th Century. In fact Jean Vanier recently received the Paul VI International Prize for his lay ministry work. In recognizing Jean 's work, Pope John-Paul II stated, "Over the past 30 years L'Arche has grown to become a dynamic and providential sign of the civilization of love."
Detoxing from not enough.
Jean Vanier on the passage...the growth through prayer.
How do small communities of faith impact the community at large? Jean Vanier's crazy ideas about love have something to do with it.
L'Arche founder Jean Vanier on his friendship with Henry Nouwen.
Is the heart of the discovery of discipleship the love of the enemy? Jean Vanier on silence and humility in community.
Jean Vanier thinks that everyone is beautiful and fundamentally good...really good. Do you?
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