L'Arche Daybreak: an example of interfaith ministry among people with developmental disabilities.

@article{Porter1998LArcheDA,
  title={L'Arche Daybreak: an example of interfaith ministry among people with developmental disabilities.},
  author={Benjamin Porter},
  journal={Journal of pastoral care},
  year={1998},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={
          157-65
        }
}
Describes pastoral support of a representational Jewish adult with a developmental disability in a predominantly Christian setting, including Bat Mitzvah preparation and celebration, and the resulting growth in self-esteem. Outlines how this undertaking initiates a transformation into interfaith awareness and appreciation in the author and in the surrounding Jewish and Christian communities. Urges recognition of the gift of people with disabilities to bring together others of varied religious… CONTINUE READING
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