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Obituary of Peter Toohey

Rest in Peace Peter Toohey Peter Toohey’s sudden passing on 9 July was a shock to us all – his calendar was still full with commitments to the many individuals and groups to whom he gave so generously of his time. His Requiem Mass on 2 August at St Joseph’s Priory in Perth was a wonderful celebration of a life well lived. Known for his humility, he would have been amazed at the number of people who came to farewell him. As a music lover he would have rejoiced in the selection of music, from the entry hymn ‘Here I [...]

L’ARCHE ANNOUNCES THE DEATH OF ITS FOUNDER JEAN VANIER

        PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2019 L’ARCHE ANNOUNCES THE DEATH OF ITS FOUNDER JEAN VANIER L’Arche today announced the death of its founder Jean Vanier, who died today in the Maison Médicale Jeanne Garnier in Paris. He was 90 years old. “Jean has left an extraordinary legacy,” said L’Arche International Leader Stephan Posner. “His Community of Trosly, the Communities of L’Arche, Faith and Light, many other movements, and countless thousands of people have cherished his words and benefited from his vision.” Vanier founded L’Arche in 1964 in response to the treatment that people with […]

Recruiting Community Support Coordinator – L’Arche Melbourne

Community Support Coordinator ad L’Arche Melbourne is community of people with and without disability sharing lives together in the bayside suburbs of Melbourne. Currently we have two houses and a number of people who are part of the community and some of whom receive formal support from L’Arche. The vision of L’Arche is to make known the gifts of people with an intellectual disability. L’Arche Melbourne is looking for a Community Support Coordinator to join the team and support the growing community. The person who will be welcomed into our wonderful team will understand and ideally have experience of community […]