In search of L'Arche’s pioneer women
For some time, we have wanted to pay tribute to L’Arche’s leading pioneer women. The task seemed enormous, given how many women deserve to be honoured. These women have founded and co-founded communities in several different countries. Their steadfast efforts have given rise to the quality of community life that continues to make L’Arche so special after all these years.
When a Man Becomes a Butterfly
To listen is to hear beyond words, beyond what the person says or does not say. It is leaving behind one’s your own preconceived ideas and entering into the sufferings and joys of another person, as if you were standing in their shoes. Listening to a person in their vulnerability also means hearing the call of our common humanity, the need to realize how wounding our ideals and collective behaviour can be to many people, people who can not compete in the race for social, emotional and personal "success" proposed by contemporary society.
"Pareil pas pareil" (Alike; not Alike) educational kit
The title Pareil pas pareil refers to people who have an intellectual disability, who are like others in many ways and also not like others. It is the title of a new, ground-breaking and highly accessible 14-minute video.
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