Community InRoads hosts members of L’Arche Boston North

On April 6th our very own Jen, Michael and Phil were invited to the North Andover CAM studio to film a segment on Joan Kulash’s “Community InRoads”. The episode featured the stories of the beginnings of L’Arche in Trosly and Ipswich as well as stories about Phil and his big presence in Topsfield and here at L’Arche Boston North! A very special thank you to everyone involved in this production, […]

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We are so excited to announce that plans for our 35th Anniversary gala are underway! Be on the lookout for emails and Facebook posts for more information!

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“As I Am” Series 2018 to start this week

THIS SATURDAY marks the kickoff of our 2nd annual “As I Am” series. On biweekly Saturdays during the Lenten season, we will be showing videos from L’Arche International’s “As I Am” series, along with a solidarity dinner of soup and bread. This Saturday’s event will be at Sacred Hearts Parish Hall in Bradford, MA at 5pm. A $5 donation is suggested. Please RSVP to office@larchebostonnorth.org To see all of the […]

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Join us for Mardi Gras!

On Saturday, February 10th, please join us for a ham & bean supper and “laissez les bon temps rouler” (let the good times roll)! The supper, which also includes a raffle, will take place after the 4pm mass at the Sacred Hearts School Auditorium, located across the street from Sacred Hearts church. Tickets are $10/person or $25/family, which can be purchased in advance or at the door. All proceeds will […]

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Members of L’Arche Boston North to participate in Buddy Walk

On October 8th, several of our community members will be teaming up to participate in the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress’s 21st Annual Buddy Walk. Team “Get Real” consists of community members John, Katie, Devin, Christine, Meghan and Jim. Assistants will also be participating in the walk and supporting our team. This walk takes place every year to support over five thousand families who have a family member with Down Syndrome […]

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Haverhill Journal broadcasts hummus process!

Our local TV station in Haverhill paid a visit to the farmer’s market and to Nazorean House to learn more about our hummus-making process on Thursday, August 17th. Thank you to the Haverhill Journal and to everyone at HC Media for your time and for helping spread the word about L’Arche! To see the hummus segment ONLY, fast forward to the 8 minute, 39 second mark (8:39). The Haverhill Journal […]

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New Program Coordinator

Welcome Michael Richard! L’Arche Boston North is excited to announce the hiring of Michael Richard as the incoming Program Coordinator. Michael has been with L’Arche for four years, serving as House Manager at Assisi House in Bradford MA for three of those years. During his time at L’Arche, Michael has brought stability and growth to both his home and to the greater community. He has also been a prominent and […]

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“L’Arche Across America”: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Journey

On Tuesday, May 9, three core members and three assistants of L’Arche Boston North will set out on an 8,000-mile, 26-day odyssey across America and back. They will visit twelve L’Arche communities from Syracuse and St. Louis to Seattle and Los Angeles. Along the way they will see Niagara Falls, Mt. Rushmore, Glacier National Park, the Pacific Coast Highway, and the Grand Canyon. The Birth of a Dream The plan […]

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L’Arche Assistant Travels to Trosly

L'Arche Boston North assistant life, ariana bachman, trosly, L'Arche

“I could not stop smiling,” said L’Arche Boston North assistant Ariana Bachman about her week in Trosly, the French village where L’Arche was founded in 1964 and where founder Jean Vanier still lives today. That hardly seems to qualify as news. As head of Nazorean House and a L’Arche Boston North Assistant for nearly ten years, Ariana smiles often and broadly. For six days, December 4–9, she was one of […]

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New director of health services, Kathy Cooper RN

Kathy Cooper (center) with newly appointed co-heads of Peace House, Marie Anderson and Sara Pilco Kathy Cooper calls her title at L’Arche Boston North, director of health services, “very lofty.” She said, “I just want to be in the houses. I love it.” As an LPN and then as an RN, the nurse everyone called “Coop” served 43 years (1972–2015) with the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS) before retiring last […]

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