Tom Leopold gave a witness to the truth of the 2017 New York Encounter theme through his own experience of conversion to Catholicism after accompanying his daughter through a life-threatening eating disorder.
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Debut screening of an award-winning documentary about an education and nutrition center in Mexico, organized by AVSI USA and presented by co-director Simonetta D’Italia Weiner at the 2017 New York Encounter.
The curtain has just fallen. But it seems like anything but a finished performance. The 2017 edition of the New York Encounter opened a path of friendship and of hope. Here's what happened.
A new work by Christopher Vath for narrator, violin, cello and piano set in the squalid WWI prison of the Maxence Van Der Meersch novel. Performed Saturday night at the 2017 New York Encounter.
"Work is a necessity for every human being." Alejandro Marius shares his experience managing Trabajo y Persona in Venezuela at the 2017 New York Encounter.
On the final day of the New York Encounter, Fr. Julián Carrón and Joseph Weiler gave a presentation on Fr. Carrón's book, Disarming Beauty, which will be available in May 2017 published by the University of Notre Dame Press.
The opening night of the 2017 New York Encounter was a multi-media stage performance written by Emily Green and co-directed by Green and Jo Vetter.
"All three speakers ... stressed the importance of recognizing and acting on our own freedom as social, political and economic participants." Paolo Carozza, Carolyn Woo, Joseph Kaboski and Brian Grim tackled human economics at the 2017 New York Encounter.
In the weeks leading up to the Encounter, I had been reawakened, with help from my School of Community, to my need to say Yes to Christ’s presence in my life, through my very flawed humanity...
"The Psalms are a form of dialogue defined by God Himself for His relationship with the people He has chosen … The sweep of the Psalms tells this history with the power of poetic song.” A 2016 New York Encounter concert organized by Jonathan Fileds.
"This was completely a gift from God. Yes, an accomplishment, but also really humbling." Veteran astronaut Thomas Jones spoke about his adventures in space at the 2016 New York Encounter.
Despite the rise of terrorism and Civil War in the Arab Spring, certainty and joy dominate local Christians. Archbishop Amel Nona and Fr. Pier Battista Pizzaballa shared stories of hope and freedom in the Middle East at the 2016 New York Encounter.
Sponsored by the Well-Read Mom reading group at the 2016 New York Encounter, Mura Kate Costello and Margaret Stokman tackle questions of power, freedom and the soul in Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein."
A discussion on entrepreneurship at the 2016 NY Encounter. The Panelists were Andreas Widmer and Nancy Albin with Anujeet Sareen as moderator.
“We call this ‘the land of the free.’ Why do you think freedom is so important to us?” Fr. José Medina and Fr. Julián Carrón discuss freedom in the United States at the 2016 New York Encounter.
“I wish I could instill in them the great joy that I am experiencing because I believe they would urge me to go forth and never turn back.” Damian Bacich comments on the Junípero Serra exhibit at the 2016 New York Encounter.
"The person is a mystery and my … task is to remain open." Canadian physician Marc Beauchamp shared experiences of personal relationships in the medical field at the 2016 New York Encounter.
Sal Petrosino, Peter Fields, Margaret Laracy and Naomi Genuard discussed the roles and relationship of Joy and Sadness in Pixar's "Inside Out" at the 2016 New York Encounter.
The inviolable authenticity brought by suffering powerfully attests to the fact that suffering that is accompanied, faced, has eternal value." Joshua Stancil and Priscilla La Porte shared experiences of mercy and rebirth at the 2016 New York Encounter.
"The relationship between humanity, God, and nature forms one unitary whole." Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Jeffrey Sachs and Rebecca Cherico discussed Pope Francis's encyclical, "Laudato Si," at the 2016 New York Encounter.
"Hope is at the root of all migrations; it is the biggest motivator. And this is true for us, too." Photographer Giulio Piscitelli and Msgr. Ronald Marino discussed the issue of immigration at the 2016 New York Encounter.