Series 7 - Sound recordings of Retreats

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CA ON00389 F5-7


Sound recordings of Retreats


  • 1971, 1972, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1984-1989, 1991, 1993 (Creation)

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189 audio cassettes (205.5 hrs)

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The series consists of sound recordings of Faith and Sharing retreats throughout North America between 1971 and 1993. The majority of the recordings feature retreat talks given by Jean Vanier, but contributions made by other Faith and Sharing members appear throughout.

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Original reference FP 134.


The majority of speeches are bilingual, but as indicated by the titles of the speeches given at file-level, some speeches are in French and others are in English.


A detailed content list of the tapes and talk titles compiled by the Faith and Sharing Federation is available in the Archives.


Several audio and video recordings of Faith and Sharing retreats that are not part of this series can be found in the L'Arche International fonds. See series 17.3 for more details.

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