Discovering the Foundations of L’Arche

Noah's Ark
From September 20th to September 25th, 2020
Retreat

Discovering the Foundations of L’Arche

Facilitator
George Durner, Tim Kearney, Garry Webb, Chris Peloquin, Curt Armstrong et al
Biography

George Durner, Member of L’Arche for more than 40 years, former L’Arche community leader in Canada and in France; former L’Arche regional coordinator in France and the Middle East.
Tim Kearney, founder of L’Arche Cork, Regional Coordinator of Ireland, member of the international Leadership Team and current director of L’Arche La Ferme, Trosly.
Garry Webb, Member of L’Arche since 1971, friend of the founding people; modeled and formed by them at their school of the heart.
Chris Peloquin, long term member of L’Arche, former director of L’Arche Trosly and L’Arche regional coordinator in the Middle East
Curt Armstrong, long term member of L’Arche, founding director of L’Arche Atlanta, USA and current fundraising director for L’Arche International.

Cost per person
345
Cost per couple
620
Program

The retreat seeks to discover the Foundations of L’Arche: firstly, the physical foundations in the village of Trosly itself where the first house of L’Arche opened 55 years ago in August, 1964. The retreatants will visit the village and workshops of L’Arche and hear something about the beginnings and the history of L’Arche. The second part of the week will focus more on the spiritual foundations of L’Arche with 2 ½ days of a silent retreat.

During the session, there will be walks, visits, encounters, lectures, a possibility to join Eucharistic celebrations, times of individual and group prayer, sharing and meditation. You will also be able to take part in evening celebrations and sharing sessions.

Schedule
From Sunday 20th September (19h15) to Friday 25th September 2020 (after lunch, 14h00)
Fees
345 per person and 620 for a couple. If you are able to pay more it helps those facing financial difficulty. If it is a serious difficulty for you to pay the full amount please discuss the matter with us before you arrive.
Site
La Ferme de Trosly

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