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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Jean Vanier Made Us All More Human

Jean Vanier Made Us All More Human
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Jean Vanier Made Us All More Human
The late founder of L’Arche showed the church how disability, vulnerability, and weakness bring us closer to one another and closer to Jesus.
Bethany McKinney Fox
Jean Vanier, who died Tuesday morning at age 90, lived much of his life beside death.
“Over the last forty-two years we’ve had many deaths, and we’ve spent a lot of time celebrating death. It’s very fundamental to our community,” he wrote, referencing his experience in L’Arche community of Trosly-Breuil, France—where Vanier began the first of an international network of communities for people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities to ...
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