La Ferme

Come and refresh yourself

Pray with us

Deepen your faith

Share your spiritual journey

Our missionOur sessions


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

English Online Retreat
dim. 03 juil. 2022 - ven. 08 juil. 2022

Called to Walk on Water

English Online Retreat with George Durner

The community

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.

Inner Life

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?”

A Christmas Conversation

A Christmas Conversation

June 2022 – A computer scientist and a filmmaker, Fabio Bertagnin is also a consecrated layman and a member of the Focolare Movement.
Fabio remembers here about a conversation he once had, on a Christmas evening, with a Muslim friend.

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A late afternoon prayer

A late afternoon prayer

May 2022 – Australian, former deputy leader of L’Arche International, Eileen Glass recalls a time of prayer shared with Sue, during a late afternoon of 1977 : this is a moment that changed everything for Eileen.

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March 2022 – A long-time member of L’Arche and Lebanese, Hoda Aouad-Sharkey has to deal with an inner life which is a wild, untameable animal…

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