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Dr. Michael Brescia. Photo by Sarah Rivas

Drawn Near to a Hidden Divine Presence

US, UK and MoreAnnemarie Bacich

Dr. Michael J. Brescia, physician and inventor of the Brescia-Cimino fistula, recounts his encounters with the divine through his work at the 2018 New York Encounter.

Dr. Michael Brescia (right) and moderator, Dr. Molly Poole. Photo by Sarah Rivas
(R-L) Etsuro Sotoo, translator Damian Bacich and John Waters. Photo by Migi Fabara Martinez

An "Impossible" Beauty

US, UK and MoreSuzanne Tanzi

“Beauty is the Splendour of the Truth” -- Antoni Gaudí Sculptor Etsuro Sotoo and journalist John Waters explored the bond between beauty and unity at the 2018 New York Encounter.

Audience members at the conversation. Photo by Migi Fabara Martinez
New York Encounter audience members give a warm round of applause to the panelists of A Love Without Boundaries. Photo by Kara Hand

Love Without Boundaries

US, UK and MoreClare Chiodini

The Rev. Pigi Bernareggi, Rose Busingye and the Rev. Solanus Benfatti, C.F.R., recounted their works for the poor and the sick in Brazil and Uganda at the 2018 New York Encounter.

Pigi Bernareggi and friends. Photo by Kara Hand
(L-R) Steven Brown, Dominic Aquila, Camil Martinez and Paul Vitz. Photo by Emily Green

The Father: Who is He?

US, UK and MoreBruno Cassará

Reflections on fatherhood in a time of social fragmentation at the 2018 New York Encounter by panelists Steven Brown, Dominic Aquia, Camil Martinez and Paul Vitz.

(L-R) Brown, Aquila, Martinez and Vitz. Photo by Emily Green
(L-R) Holly Peterson, Christopher Barrett, Sara Sievers and Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomassi. Photo by Sarah Rivas

The Fundamental Economic Resource: The Human Person

US, UK and MoreBrittany Higdon

"You cannot have a solid economy without respect of the person." Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi at the 2018 New York Encounter discussion on the relationship between integral human development and economy.

Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi. Photo by Sarah Rivas
Pianist Andrea Domenici (left) and guitarist Philip Faconti (right) accompany Grammy-nominated Jonathan Hoard in gospel hymn. Photo by Mary Sarah Ivers

A Single Garment of Destiny

US, UK and MoreStephen Adubato

Pianist Andrea Domenici and guitarist Philip Faconti accompanied Grammy-nominated Jonathan Hoard in gospel hymns commemorating the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at the 2018 New York Encounter.

St. Joseph High School's step team. Photo by Mary Sarah Ivers
John Bartlett (left) and Conor McDonald. Photo by Sarah Rivas

The Gift of an "Impossible" Unity

US, UK and MoreClare Chiodini

"Never let anger destroy your heart." Retired FDNY fireman John Bartlett and Sergeant Conor McDonald, NYPD, opened the 2018 New York Encounter with conversation.

(L-R) John Bartlett, Conor McDonald and Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Reality Never Betrays

Letters

Abbé Claude's parish is literally the streets of Montreal, where he and his adopted son, Kevin (who also used to live on the streets), minister to his flock: the homeless people of Montreal.

NY Encounter: "...felt like an absolute feast"

Letters

Although I had been introduced to CL in bits through friends who have been part of the movement and a few visits to the local school of community, the NY Encounter felt like my first real introduction to the movement and to Giussani....

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Reality Does Not Betray

Current EventsDavide Perillo

The ninth annual New York Encounter took place in an America where the most insidious fear is “not being able to have everything.” From the title (which hits home) to the face-to-face panels on science, faith, post-truth, literature and more…

Gold in the Mud

Letters

Reading Chapter 6 of "Why the Church," I experienced the following about the "gold in the mud" at the New York Encounter...

Jacob Donaldson. Photo by Margaret Stokman

The Devil's Trick: The Screwtape Letters

US, UK and MoreStephen Adubato

"Reality as it is given in the present moment is the place in which the promise of eternity reveals itself." Marcie Stokman, founder of Well-Read Mom, and Dr. James Como spoke about "The Screwtape Letters" by C.S. Lewis at the 2017 New York Encounter.

Marcie Stokman. Photo by Margaret Stokman
Tommaso Bardelli (left) and Dan Jusino. Photo by Migi Fabara Martinez

Forging a Culture of Forgiveness

US, UK and MoreSuzanne Tanzi

"Healing is about teaching people to love — themselves and others." Stories of reconciliation with life with Dan Jusino and Tommaso Bardelli at the 2017 New York Encounter.

Bardelli (left) and Jusino. Photo by Migi Fabara Martinez
John Bartlett (left) and Tom Colucci. Photo by Amy Knaus

A Long and Improbable Journey of Grace

US, UK and MoreSuzanne Tanzi

The Rev. Tom Colucci, a firefighter during the horrors of September 11, 2001, gave a witness at the 2017 New York Encounter of that unforgettable day, the work that followed and the concrete signs of Christ throughout it all.

Bartlett (left) and Colucci. Photo by Amy Knaus

The New York Encounter: Why?

Letters

I wrote for "Traces" again this New York Encounter but in the middle of it I wondered whether I had made a mistake. I enjoy writing but it is always slog.