Jean Vanier, 1928-2019

Jean Vanier—the founder of L’Arche, a leading Catholic intellectual, and living saint—died this morning. Vanier’s profound Christian witness and commitment to replacing our throwaway culture with a culture of love, solidarity, and tenderness are the heart of his remarkable life and legacy. To learn more about his life, you can read the following:

His obituary in the Washington Post

His obituary in the New York Times

His obituary in The Tablet

This Reflection by John Allen

Jean Vanier, who changed lives of intellectually disabled, dies in Paris

Vanier on the Throwaway Culture vs. a Culture of Encounter and Relationship 

How Jean Vanier Learned What Love is All About

10 Rules for Life by Jean Vanier

His Appearance on On Being with Krista Tippett