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Mary Eileen Garvie Book Launch Success!

Mary Eileen Garvie Book Launch Success!

During the creation of the book, Mary Eileen was very excited and often asked me ‘Are we really going to make a book?’ or ‘Is it really going to happen’? I knew she was going to be happy to have something she could share with others.

Cooking & Community with Covenant House and L’Arche Antigonish

Cooking & Community with Covenant House and L’Arche Antigonish

L’Arche is a place where everyone takes part in creating a community for all. Covenant House, is one of five L’Arche homes in Antigonish, Nova Scotia where people with and without intellectual disabilities share life together.  L’Arche is an international federation...

Yoga for Stress Reduction Demonstrated by Lisa Leuschner

Yoga for Stress Reduction Demonstrated by Lisa Leuschner

At L’Arche Antigonish we believe in self-care and taking the time to check in with our body and mind. This helps us with digestion, sleep, well-being, and stress reduction. We all have stress in our lives, but how can we take a few minutes to honour ourselves, breath and connect?

Community Vacations Create Lifetime Memories by Kristofer Woods

Community Vacations Create Lifetime Memories by Kristofer Woods

I think for many people in our community, some of our most favorite memories are those formed while on Community Vacation! Leading up to vacation, the excitement is high! Many of us would have attended the annual lobster boil at Joan Gilfoy’s house – sitting in the...

Mary-Anne’s Journey with L’Arche by Monica MacKinnon

Mary-Anne’s Journey with L’Arche by Monica MacKinnon

My sister Mary Anne MacKinnon, who lives in Hope House, is the oldest of four siblings. Growing up in Lower South River, Antigonish County, with roots in Inverness and Margaree, Cape Breton, Mary Anne has always been extremely faithful to and proud of her family and...

The Karma Yoga Initiaitve: Everyone Deserves Yoga!

The Karma Yoga Initiaitve: Everyone Deserves Yoga!

When Development Coordinator, Cara Jones, began sharing her yoga teaching with the L’Arche Community she noticed how committed core member, Lisa Leuschner, was to her practice. One of the core values of L’Arche is “partnership” and Cara saw an opportunity to ask Lisa...