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.
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“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.
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.
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.
“We have to recall that we are an immigrant Church. The immigrants who have come to our country have made an incredible contribution to the life of the country, as well as the life of our Church.” Cardinal Sean O'Malley speaks of immigration at the NYE.
"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.
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.
"Never let anger destroy your heart." Retired FDNY fireman John Bartlett and Sergeant Conor McDonald, NYPD, opened the 2018 New York Encounter with conversation.
Witnesses by Alberto Savorana, Fr. Julián Carrón, Fr. Pigi Bernareggi, Pier Alberto Bertazzi, Rose Busingye, Jonathan Fields, Shodo Habukawa and Margaret Stokman. The translation of the biography of the founder of CL is now available.
"Dorothy Day’s life embodied a sense of odyssey marked by constant conversion of heart, intimacy with Jesus Christ and a holistic approach to all things, Cardinal Dolan said."
"We try to pinpoint something that is urgent, burning, hurting or even a source of hope." Christopher White recapitulated the 2018 New York Encounter's highlights.
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.
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....
Last week, I was a guest at the New York Encounter, a stupendous Catholic culture event held each year in Manhattan...
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…
Reading Chapter 6 of "Why the Church," I experienced the following about the "gold in the mud" at the New York Encounter...
"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.
Recovering a friendly relationship with food and the experience of eating at the 2017 New York Encounter. A conversation with the Rev. Samuel Fontana, José Porro, Ginny Laracy and Karen Le Billon.
"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.
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.
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.