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    Jean Vanier

    2015 Templeton Prize for exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension

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    Following her destiny

    Laurie Pippenger, L'Arche 6th Street House

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    Life Together

    Linda Garcia receives a blessing from the community following her annual goal-setting session.

  • Hazel and Yuko

    Gratuitous Love

    Hazel Pulliam teaches Yuko Gruber that love is never earned.

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    Celebrating 50 Years

    Walton Schofield celebrates L'Arche International's 50th with the traveling ark.

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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:

Want to learn more? Watch our video or contact us about getting to know the community personally.

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March 16, 2015

Home Ec Major Learns True Meaning of Home

When Sue Lewis Bodner arrived in Washington, D.C. in 1979 to join the Church of the Saviour, she had never heard ….

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March 11, 2015

Jean Vanier Wins 2015 Templeton Prize

Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche, a revolutionary international network of communities where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and ….

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March 4, 2015

Fritz Schloss Honored for 25 Years of Service

Residents of Arlington County are no doubt familiar with the white vehicles with blue markings, school buses, and other county vehicles ….

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Home Tour – Arlington

FromMarch 29, 2015 5:00 pm To March 29, 2015 6:00 pm

Easter Sunday

FromApril 5, 2015 8:00 am To April 5, 2015 5:00 pm

Prayer Night – D.C.

FromApril 7, 2015 6:15 pm To April 7, 2015 8:00 pm

Prayer Night – Arlington

FromApril 7, 2015 7:00 pm To April 7, 2015 8:00 pm
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