Pioneer of L'Arche, palliative care and spiritual unity
Paperback |192 pp |216 x 135 mm
eBook |176 pp
There is still much that we can learn from Thérèse's approach to working with people with disabilities and to others who are too often pushed to societys margins.
'Thérèse's life was sheer grace to those who met her and knew her. This beautiful tribute speaks of a life of service to Jesus Christ, and captures how the light of Christ shone through her in her deep faithfulness, tireless work for justice and presence in love to those most vulnerable.'
This life of Thérèse Vanier is truly inspiring. Her commitment to the sick and dying, to those with intellectual disabilities and to Christian unity shine out from every page. Her story offers real hope for the renewal of humanity.
Thérèse Vanier, founder of L'Arche in the UK, was also a distinguished doctor who worked with Cecily Saunders at the world-renowned St Christopher's Hospice in London, and a tireless contributor to Christian ecumenism and interfaith understanding.
This biography draws on the memories of nearly fifty people who knew her, as well as her own published and unpublished writings, to offer a tribute to Thérèse and a critical assessment of her lasting legacy in the three areas of her work.
Includes photo section.