Posts Tagged ‘Jean Vanier’

Award for L’Arche founder Jean Vanier Comments 0

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Jean Vanier (90), who in 1964 founded the international federation L’Arche, has been awarded a Spiritual Solidarity Award from the Adyan Foundation, a Lebanon-based organisation for interreligious studies and spiritual solidarity. L’Arche communities are dedicated to creating and developing homes, programmes and support networks for people who have intellectual disabilities. The official letter accompanying the Read more

Ten rules of life to become more human Comments 0

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche communities, turned 90 last week. And on the occasion of the Sept. 10 milestone he decided to share a video message in English that proposes “ten rules of life to become more human.” Vanier, son of one of Canada’s late governors general, set up his first L’Arche community in Read more

L’Arche founder Jean Vanier wins $1.7million Templeton Prize Comments 0

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Jean Vanier, the founder of the L’Arche communities, has won the 2015 Templeton Prize, which is worth US$1.7million. L’Arche is a global network of communities where those with and without developmental disabilities live side by side. The network was begun in northern France in 1964 when Mr Vanier invited two intellectually disabled men to live Read more