Tuesday May 29, 2012
The Word Guild To Honour Outstanding Canadian World-Renowned Canadian Author, Philosopher, Theologian, and Humanitarian Jean Vanier to Receive 2012 Leslie K. Tarr Award for Career Achievement On June 13 The Word Guild will present the twenty-fourth annual Leslie K. Tarr Award to Jean Vanier, 83, the son of Canada’s 19th Governor General, Major General Georges P. Vanier, and a Companion of th...
Thursday May 10, 2012
The Intouchables is a French film that was seen by more than 20 millions spectators and has become a cultural phenomenon in France. It was voted cultural event of the year 2011. The movie, a true story, tells the development of the improbable friendship between Philippe, a wealthy tetraplegic, and Driss, a young offender of Senegalese descent, who is hired as his live-in carer.
Monday April 30, 2012
Dear Friends, I am in a small monastery of the Greek Catholic rite here in Bethlehem, where there are just 7 contemplative sisters, two of whom used to be at L’Arche.
Wednesday January 11, 2012
The last issue of the 'Letter of Jean Vanier' will particularly be of interest to all who have had the chance to meet with Jean in his small home/office of Rue Louis Marillac in Trosly, a place ''full of memories, of silent encounters, of times of listening to words of truth and of God spoken by one person or another, as well as words of suffering and concern…'', writes Jean. Click o...