Body and Blood, Indeed

Yesterday was the feast of Corpus Christi — the Most Holy Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. To celebrate, the Episcopal Cathedral of Saint Philip in Atlanta hosted a very special Eucharist indeed. This week the cities of Atlanta and Decatur are hosting the 2012 International Gathering of L'Arche — the federation of communities founded by Jean Vanier (and lovingly written about by Henri Nouwen) in which persons with intellectual disabilities and non-disabled volunteers and assistants create homes to … [Read more...]

Celebrate Henri Nouwen with Friends of L’Arche Atlanta!

You are invited to Friends of L'Arche Atlanta'sA Night on Nouwen Friday, October 15th 6-9 p.m. The Atrium at the Frazer Center 1815 Ponce de Leon Ave N.E. Atlanta, GA 30307 Come celebrate Friends of L'Arche Atlanta with an evening of music, wine, appetizers and appreciation of Henri Nouwen.Special guest speakers include: The Right Reverend J. Neil Alexander, 9th Bishop of Atlanta (Episcopal Church), and Tim Moore, former L’Arche assistant and student at Emory’s Candler School of The … [Read more...]

L’Arche Atlanta

Fran and Rhiannon and I attended a gathering of the Friends of L'Arche Atlanta on Saturday evening. We've been meaning to get to a L'Arche meeting for some time now, but there always seemed to be one conflict or another. Now that we've finally made it, we are going to be more intentional about making L'Arche a priority in our lives.If you're not familiar with L'Arche, it's worth getting to know. Founded by Jean Vanier and immortalized by Henri Nouwen in his book The Road to Daybreak, L'Arche … [Read more...]