is a spiritual centre
which is part of L’Arche,
and open to everyone.
is a place of meeting,
for prayer and renewal.
Upcoming sessions and retreats
The community of La Ferme is made up of a dozen lay people, single and married, with and without a disability, who share a life of prayer and a common daily life
What we do
At La Ferme, we welcome formations for assistants and members of L’Arche, sessions open to everyone, whether individuals or groups. We also run sessions on-line. Some of our session are in English.
The Spiritual Centre
Located in the village of Trosly-Breuil, in the region of Oise, at the heart of the forest of Compiègne, our spiritual centre is situated in renovated traditional farm buildings.
Staying at La Ferme
You are welcome to come to La Ferme for a vist adapted to your individual needs. During your stay, depending on your wishes and needs, you can participat in the life of the community.
is a letter from La Ferme. It is a monthly meditation. Each month, we ask a different contributor to respond to one of the following questions:
• “What nourishes your inner life?”
• “Can you tell us about an encounter that transformed you?”
January 2023 – To celebrate two years of Inner Life (yes, already!), Olivier Debray, the president of L’Arche Belgium, takes us back to a little simplicity : this is how he nourishes his inner life, after all!
November 2022 – When he had to run a 23 km trail, Christian Petiteau, community leader of L’Arche Le Sénévé in France, made a poor performance on a sport’s level, but an amazing travel “in the landscapes of our humanity”
October 2022 – Deputy Leader for the region of Hauts-de-France / Normandie within L’Arche in France, Elisabeth Laurent remembers an encounter that transformed her : the one she made when she met Claudine Didou, in the 90s, at L’Arche Les Sapins.
What’s up at La Ferme ?
Meeting at La Ferme of two new Italian community leaders – Week of 28 November to 1 December 2022
A souvenir in pictures and music from an international session at La Ferme in May 2022
We give thanks for the life of Simone Landrien, who passed away on june 19th, 2022.