News and stories


With people around the world, the family of L’Arche mourned the death and celebrated the life of our founder, Jean Vanier. We are called to stay on his path.
This team of creators, designers and technicians offers full sound, image and video services to make their collaborators shine!
Today, L’Arche’s relationship with families is changing as we support more persons with disabilities living with their families and welcome them and their family members into our community life.


It was a man of few words who taught me to see all stories, even the ones that cannot be spoken.
From “Accidental Friends: Stories from my life in community” by Beth Porter – now available in Canada from Novalis
Joe Clayton shared his powerful life story at a recent symposium, Flying to Freedom: The Journey from Institutionalization in Ontario and at L’Arche Toronto’s Listen to My Story. This article is reprinted with permission from Community Living Ontario.