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14.06.2017

On 20-26 June in Belfast, the capital and the largest city of the Northern Ireland, there will be held an Assembly of the International Federation of L’Arche. Our community also will be there. On June 24 we will tell about L`Arche in Ukraine.Our model is different in that the main place for creating relationship is workshops, while the traditional  L’Arche is a house. We also have a house. And...

21.11.2014

L'Arche Community in Ukraine celebrated the 50th anniversary of L'Arche International by the following events:

In October, "L'Arche-Kovcheh" Community held a conference "Models of socialization of people with disabilities based on the experience of L'Arche communities” in a frame of 7-th Ecumenical Social Week.

Representatives of L'Arche communities...

21.11.2014

On September 25, there was organized a seminar for parents and carers of people with intellectual disabilities, members of the "L'Arche-Kovcheh" Community on "Rights of people with intellectual disabilities" with the support of the Ukrainian NGO "Coalition to Protect the Rights of People with Intellectual Disabilities in Ukraine".

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14.10.2014

The Leader of our community Oksana Magura attended an meeting with Pope Francis, which took place in April this year with representatives of L'Arche Communities around the world.

The meeting with the Pope was in a special way touching and warm. “Quiet tenderness, love and presence with each person were felt during the meeting” –...

28.03.2014

Every Wednesday our community takes part in ecumenical Prayer Maidan that occurs at the center of our city. Friends and assistants of our community conduct a common prayer for the citizens praying for the victims and those who gave their lives for Ukraine , for their families, for the people who stood and stand on Maidan and fight for dignity and freedom for our nation, for priests and doctors...

27.03.2014

In February, 28th our workshops heartily welcomed youth from Eastern Ukraine (Kramatorsk, Donetsk oblast). Their 5 days visit to Lviv was initiated by “Lviv Education Foundation” within the program of cultural exchange “East-West”. Support of unity of eastern and western Ukrainians is crucially important in this difficult time in Ukraine. The aim of the program was introduction and experience...

27.03.2014

In February, 28th, Icononography School “Radruzh” (Ukrainian Catholic University) gave a masterclass on iconography for assistants of L’Arch-Kovcheh. All interested people hadan opportunity to feel like a painterand tried to make the first steps in the painting of icons. Artists of iconography school told us about the history of Ukrainian icons, paints used for it...

24.03.2014

In November 2013 our community celebrated its 5 years anniversary. In November, 7th, all the community gathered for Bishop liturgy in the Church of All Saints of Ukrainian nation that was held by bishop Venedykt. The celebration continued in Hnat Hotkevych city palace of culture in November, 8th, where friends, partners, founders and all the people who support...