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Jean Vanier passes away at 90

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jean Vanier. Jean passed away peacefully today Tuesday, May 7 at 2:10 am in Paris surrounded by some relatives.

Download the statement from L’Arche Greater Vancouver

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Read a short biography of Jean Vanier

 

Don’t call him a saint: friends of Jean Vanier

BC Catholic, Agnieszka Ruck, July 02, 2019

To describe Catholic humanitarian Jean Vanier as a saint is to place him on a pedestal he likely wouldn’t want to be on, say some friends and supporters.

 

L’Arche wants to offer community to a city of loneliness

BC Catholic, Agnieszka Ruck, April 23, 2019

“Isolation and a lack of housing are major challenges in the Lower Mainland, particularly for adults with developmental disabilities…”

 

How one local group is tackling loneliness among people with developmental disabilities

Global News, Simi Sara Show, April 8, 2019

Listen to Executive Director/Community Leader Denise Haskett interviewed by Simi Sara on CKNW about the launch of our We All Belong Campaign

 

New affordable units aim to help those with developmental disabilities

News 1130, Martin MacMahon and Hana Mae Nassar, April 8, 2019

“New affordable units aim to help those with developmental disabilities” published on citynews1130.com

 

L’Arche Vancouver kicks off campaign

Anglican News Online, Randy Murray, April 9, 2019

“L’Arche Vancouver kicks off campaign” published in the Topic – online news publication for the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster

 

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