The Adventure of Dialogue

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From left, Liv Martin (USA), Justo Lopez (Mexico), and Jose Guillermo (Panama) waiting for Pope Francis at the WYD Volunteers' Meeting.

Volunteering at World Youth Day Panama: A Privilege to Beg

"Volunteering, choosing to submit my freedom for the design and service of another, fundamentally, educates me to the nature of my original position — that of a beggar."

“The culture of encounter is a call inviting us to dare to keep alive a shared dream . . . A dream named Jesus, sown by the Father in the confidence that it would grow and live in every heart. A dream running through our veins, thrilling our hearts and ma...


Life, Work, and Friendship

Maristella recounts how a question shared among friends became the spark that gave birth to the New York Encounter's Professional Corner.

How many times have we been encouraged to find a balance between life and work? As a mother of two kids at the beginning of an academic career, I have heard it plenty. And I get it. But somehow something is lacking in the way it has been suggested to me. ...

Fr. Luigi Giussani
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Anniversary Masses

Thirteen years from the death of Fr. Giussani and thirty-five from the recognition of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, Masses will be celebrated worldwide with the following intention.