The sheer spiritual beauty of the L’Arche community and the life shared among its members shines throughout the film.
How could Bishop Barnes, a Cambridge mathematician, have gone so badly wrong?
Jesus wept, this little boy played, but the result was the same: death was transformed into an occasion of resurrection hope.
As people, we all need to come to terms with the fact that we all have or will have disabilities at some point, and I mean that very seriously — weakness or inability is human. Disability is not just about bodies that work differently, and there is no single story that fits "the disability narrative" completely. If the church wants to reach out to people with disabilities, then we need to be allowed to tell our own stories, explain our own feelings, and the Church's ministries need to listen well and be responsive.