Weather
Monaco, MC
broken clouds
10.9 ° C
12.8 °
9.4 °
81%
1.5kmh
75%
Tue
15 °
Wed
14 °
Thu
13 °
Fri
12 °
Sat
13 °
Breaking News

Alain Ducasse’s restaurant Louis XV honoured for delivering the “perfect dining experience”

Homage to Jean Vanier

Homage to Jean Vanier

By Stephanie Horsman - June 10, 2019

The Monaco chapter of Friends of l’Arche, l’Amadarche, will screen a documentary that follows the life of Jean Vanier, founder of l’Arche, who passed away on 7th May. Three screenings will take place on 12th June at the Agora Diocesan House at 4pm, 6pm, and 8:30pm.

Screenshot: Jean Vanier in a scene from the film ‘The Sacrament of Tenderness’

The film, titled ‘The Sacrament of Tenderness’ and directed by Frederique Bedos, tells the story of the man who dedicated his life to helping the developmentally disabled and those who care for them.

Vanier was a Swiss-born Canadian theologian and humanitarian who was the founder of the international string of “communities” which came to be called l’Arche, in 1964. 

Spanning 37 countries, their philosophy states that, rather than being burdens, people with disabilities are here to be our teachers, a radical idea in the 1960’s where often these people were institutionalised for life and largely forgotten about.

shares
SHARE
Previous articleDay out with Enfants de Frankie
Next articleGrimaldi Forum to feature new terrace

daily

November 11, 2019 | Business & Finance

Hiroshima survivor shares story with Monaco

Stephanie Horsman

A rare survivor of the nuclear blast that effectively ended World War II in the Pacific has spoken to a group of mesmerised students and staff members at Lycée Albert I. Organised by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), The high school’s history and geography class were told the incredible and sad true […]

0
October 23, 2019 | Business & Finance

October is breast cancer awareness month

Stephanie Horsman

October has come to be known as ‘Pink October’ and many Monegasque organisations, as well as the government, are supporting the cause. Roughly two million women were diagnosed with breast cancer last year worldwide and of those an estimated 627,000 will die from the disease. That comes out to 15% of all cancer deaths for […]

0
October 22, 2019 | Business & Finance

Monaco Embassies in USA and Canada meet in Seattle

Cassandra Tanti

A joint meeting was held last week between the Monegasque Ambassador to the US and Honorary Consuls from nine major North American cities to discuss collaborative efforts for the next calendar year. Considered one of America’s greenest cities, Seattle was the setting for the confluence and attracted the Monaco representatives for its achievements regarding environmental […]

0
October 22, 2019 | Business & Finance

Tribute to Princess Grace

Cassandra Tanti

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA will be paying tribute to their namesake, Princess Grace of Monaco, during a special fundraising gala this November. The celebration will mark the 90th anniversary of the birth of the Hollywood icon and beloved Princess of Monaco. Known throughout the world as a humanitarian, philanthropist, and artist, Princess Grace was committed to […]

0