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About Us

L'Arche is a community of people with and without intellectual disabilities who share their lives together. Our mission is comprised of three elements:

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January 19, 2015

Talent show, bazaar to raise awareness and funds for Latin America

  On Saturday, February 21, L’Arche community members will take to the stage at Marymount University’s library auditorium to show off ….

Fred Kaffenberger and Michael Carlisle find community, new direction in L'Arche. Photo by Reuben Worthington
January 2, 2015

From failure to community

College dropouts find new direction in L’Arche Note: This is the first story in a series titled Where are they now? ….

Annual Report Cover
December 2, 2014

Life Together: 2014 Annual Report

  Dear friends, As L’Arche founder Jean Vanier writes in his book Be Not Afraid, living together is difficult for human ….

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Home Tour – Arlington

FromJanuary 25, 2015 5:00 pm To January 25, 2015 6:00 pm

Home Tour – D.C.

FromJanuary 31, 2015 10:00 am To January 31, 2015 11:00 pm

L’Arche USA/Canada Development Workshop

FromFebruary 3, 2015 8:00 am To February 6, 2015 5:00 pm

Prayer Night – D.C.

FromFebruary 3, 2015 6:15 pm To February 3, 2015 8:00 pm
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