About us

Mark Scotford
19 May 2015

Jean Vanier wins 2015 Templeton Prize

Jean Vanier, founder of both the L’Arche and Faith and Light movements receives the 2015 Templeton Prize. Read More

Rod Connolly
17 July 2015

L'Arche UK

Male putting on an apron getting ready to start cooking

There are 10 L'Arche Communities in the UK where people with and without learning disabilities share life together, living and/or working in community. Read More

Rod Connolly
30 September 2014

L'Arche International

The International Federation of L’Arche Communities is a global organisation that supports people with learning disabilities all over the world. Read More

Rod Connolly
30 September 2014

Relationships matter

Building relationships, shared lives and a sense of belonging between people with and without learning disabilities is at the heart of our Communities. Read More

Rod Connolly
09 October 2014

Spirituality

In a divided world, L'Arche aims to be a sign of hope and unity. Our charity is based on Christian roots, welcoming people of all faiths and none to our communities. Read More

Rod Connolly
08 October 2014

Ecumenism

L'Arche welcomes people with disabilities belonging to different churches and faiths. Read More

Rod Connolly
08 October 2014

Life in death

At L'Arche, we hope to celebrate people's lives, even in the face of diminishment and death. Read More

Rod Connolly
30 September 2014

The L'Arche prayer

If you have been inspired by our work, you may like to say the L'Arche prayer: Read More

Anthony McHugh
06 October 2014

History

L’Arche was founded by philosopher Jean Vanier after he became aware of the plight of thousands of people institutionalised with learning disabilities. Read More

Rod Connolly
03 October 2014

Faith and light

Faith and Light is a Christian association for people with learning disabilities, their families & friends who meet to share friendship, pray and celebrate life. Read More