2019 Calendar

The paintings featured in this calendar were created by artists with and without developmental disabilities who are part of the L’Arche Community. They were inspired by this year’s theme “ We All Belong .

The 2019 calendars are currently available – please contact Tricia if you wish to purchase one.

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Cover Page

2018 - Umbrella Rain

Umbrella Rain

Ilonka Klein, Anna Lee and Edith Kamau

“Umbrellas make me happy and make others happy too.”

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November 2018

2018 - Up and Down Together

Up and Down Together

Lee Wei Tao and Alex Richmond

“We are together through all our ups and downs.”

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December 2018

2018 - Friendship

Friendship

Delinda Perry and Raphaela Gerspitzer

“We feel belonging by celebrating, spending time together, eating dinner and having fun.”

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January 2019

2018 - Friday Lunch

Friday Lunch

Theresa Meyers, Christina Bruce and Fairy Lagrada

“Setting the table, nametags, coffee, cooking, welcoming, dishes. We all belong.”

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February 2019

2018 - Table of God

Table of God

Mary Hillhouse and Jessica Parker

“Our place at the table of God, surrounded by family and friends, has no off-season. We are always welcome and we will always belong there.”

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March 2019

2018 - Fellowship

Fellowship

Linda Staudacher and Shaneika Blake

“Although we are all different, we are one in the spirit, and all belong to the church.”

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April 2019

2018 - Dandelions

Dandelions

Philip Beeby and Aurelie Laurent

“We like dandelions because their seeds are going to explore the world and make more dandelions.”

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May 2019

2018 - In Our Own Way

In Our Own Way

Melina Boote and Dianne Koci

“In life we all have expectations about being together. We get to be together in our own way.”

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June 2019

2018 - Tree House

Tree House

Sue Allen and Tabea Liebe

“Community members are rooted in the essence of L’Arche.”

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July 2019

2018 - Tulips, Gumamela, Daisies

Tulips, Gumamela, Daisies

Sasha Takhar, Kamla Dua and Fairy Lagrada

“We belong. We bloom together.”

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August 2019

2018 - Together

Together

Lawrence Atwater, Eresi Bira and Erin Fang

“No matter the gender and distance of where we come from we all belong together.”

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September 2019

2018 - Football Game

Football Game

Patrick Byron and Sabrina Kierstein

“We all celebrate and come together when we watch football.”

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October 2019

2018 - Mountain Flowers

Mountain Flowers

Wayne Streifel and Anna Lee

“Many flowers represent many people.”

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November 2019

2018 - Two Faces - One Body

Two Faces – One Body

Rose Marie Hayward and Antonia Reinmuth

“We all belong together even if we have differences. The painting depicts a deer and a lion. The lion is very different to the deer. The lion is very aggressive and the deer is calm, fast and weaker than the lion. Even though we are different, we all belong together.”

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December 2019

2018 - Crazy Quilts

Crazy Quilts

Barbara Carter and Kathleen Cochlan

“Crazy quilts, like community are a way to bring together all kinds of fabric, paper or people, and every piece, big or small, humble or fancy, has a place in the final picture. Ours has Barbara’s painting at its heart, and is ‘stitched’ together with love.”

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January 2020

2018 - Two Fire Halls

Two Fire Halls

Guy Holland and David Asselstine

“Fire fighters look after all of us and keep the community safe. Thank you.”

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February 2020

2018 - Welcoming

Welcoming

Garth Prothero and Vanessa Zarbl

“Making Garth feel welcome with a cup of coffee.”

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Notes

2018 - Umbrella Rain

Umbrella Rain

Ilonka Klein, Anna Lee and Edith Kamau

“Umbrellas make me happy and make others happy too.”

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Notes

2018 - The Crossing in the World

The Crossing in the World

Paul Kierans and Anesia Stephenson

“I belong to The Crossing House. The Crossing belongs to L’Arche and L’Arche belongs to the world.”

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