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“Together we will overcome boundaries!”

“Together we will overcome boundaries!” “Despite some ‘bad weather days’, we have all kept our good mood!” Come rain, come sunshine (and even snow!), hikers with and without a disability walk together!   In July, to spread the...

Powerfully touched by the differences

“Here I am in a culture far removed from my own,” says James Schreiner about his time supporting in Asha Niketan (as L'Arche is called in India) Chennai, India, “and yet a smile is the same the world over: I love seeing Franci Akka smile. When I am with her, I often think of Linda from...

Small local community, big local impact!

What do you do, when you need a really good story book for children, about a person with a disability, but there isn’t one available? Well, why not follow the example of L'Arche Zagreb (Korablja Arka), and produce your own!

Financial Aid to rebuild L’Arche Chantal, Haiti

Hurricane Matthew left behind significant damage in L'Arche Chantal. Thanks to each of you who provided support, which has helped us face the emergency. To date, 15,000 Euros have been collected. We estimate the emergency budget to 35,000 Euros. Your help is welcome.

L'Arche Chantal severely touch

Hurricane Matthew has severely battered the southern coast of Haiti, causing loss of life and much destruction. The members of L’Arche Chantal are safe and sound, but it has been a shock for them.

Deepening understanding of hinduism and islam

It is no secret that faith is today playing an increasingly pivotal role in world affairs. Who, even a short time ago, would have predicted such a turn-around? ?Until recently, many particularly in the West have suggested that religion has passed its use-by date. Times change, and few today would...

Surprise visit of the Pope !

On Friday afternoon Pope Francis made a surprise visit to a community in Italy which houses and cares for persons who have severe mental disabilities, where he visited both the care-givers and the beneficiaries. The Pope's visit to Il Chicco was announced in a May 13 communique from Fr....

Another world that feels like home…

“You never go as far as you do when you have no idea where you are going.” These words of Christopher Columbus would eventually lead us to the first place he discovered, so that we could discover it for ourselves. What drives a young couple with 4 children to travel to the other side of the world...

Grow friendship and trust

“It was totally different than we thought – but it worked better,” is how Dominik Karolak describes the three years he and his family spent in L'Arche Nyahururu, Kenya, to offer the support that only comes from good solid experience in other...

That is weird!

An “inclusive” formation session about how help is mutual took place in the southwest of France. In the afternoon the assistants were working together on their own, and the people living with a disability worked together on their own. When they joined together, the assistants presented a mime...