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Jean Vanier: A Prophet for the 21st Century
Originally Posted: 05/26/2015 - 9:43am | Type: Blog

With all that is happening in the world today, it can seem like there is no hope and everything is going down the tubes with no way to stop the flow. With all that is happening i ...

John M. Templeton Jr., Philanthropist Devoted to Science and Religion, Dies at 75
Originally Posted: 05/20/2015 - 3:18pm | Type: Blog

Templeton is survived by his wife, two daughters, six grandchildren, and a brother, Christopher. John M. Templeton, Jr., a pediatric surgeon who left medicine behind to carry on ...

Jean Vanier, Founder of L'Arche, Wins Templeton Prize
Originally Posted: 03/11/2015 - 10:05am | Type: Blog

Jean Vanier, an advocate for people with developmental disabilities who helped create an international network of residential communities that champion the rights of their residents, has won the 2015 Templeton ...

The Feast of Christ the King
Originally Posted: 11/24/2011 - 11:52am | Type: Blog

Christ threw in his lot entirely with those whom the doors of power shut out. He would talk with anyone, eat with everyone, and, in the end, died among the refuse of his people. He was a leader who led from be ...

Jesus Knows Sign Language
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 10:27pm | Type: Blog

During my last year of college, my pastor lent me the book Living Gently in a Violent World, co-authored by Jean Vanier and Stanley Hauerwas. This book is an exploration on how followers of Christ ought to liv ...