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Richard Cabral. Photo by Brenda Abdelmesih

Tell the True Story: Richard Cabral Speaks

US, UK and MoreCharles Atkinson

"What are we missing? Why do we often perceive reality as disappointing? What can help us reconcile with reality and engage life as it is?" The 2017 New York Encounter opened with music and a conversation with Richard Cabral and Fr. Vincent Nagle.

Cabral. Photo by Brenda Abdelmesih
Mila Villaceran (left) and Anthony Lechich. Photo by Amy Knaus

Caring Across Generations

US, UK and MoreKristin Hurd

Monica Goodwin, Mila Villaceran and Anthony Lechich discuss the impact of the elder generations at the 2017 New York Encounter.

(L-R) Goodwin, Villaceran and Lechich. Photo by Amy Knaus
Julián Carrón (left) and Joseph Weiler. Photo by Sophia Wiener

Beauty Does Not Betray

US, UK and MoreGreg Barry

"Our faith must become a lived beauty through which others can encounter God’s incredible love." Fr. Julián Carrón discussed his new book "Disarming Beauty" with Joseph Weiler at the 2017 New York Encounter.

R. R. Reno (left) and David Brooks. Photo by Sofia Wiener

Brooks and Reno on the American Dream

US, UK and MoreSantiago Ramos

David Brooks and R. R. Reno discussed the question, “Are the American People Betraying Their Dream? Or Is the American Dream Betraying its People?" at the 2017 New York Encounter.

(L-R) Maurizio Maniscalco, R. R. Reno and David Brooks. Photo by Sofia Wiener
(L-R) Claire Vouk, Matt Malone and Timothy Dolan. Photo by Mary Sarah Ivers

American Dream Come True

US, UK and MoreBrittany Higdon

"The goal of Christianity is not to win an argument, but to be holy." Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Rev. Matt Malone and Claire Vouk conversed on the American saints' exhibit “The American Dream Come True” at the 2017 New York Encounter.

(L-R) Sanchez, Vouk, Dolan and Malone. Photo by Mary Sarah Ivers
Audience members at Reality Does Not Betray. Really?.

What Wonder Knows

US, UK and MoreSuzanne Lewis

"The problem with man making himself dissimilar to God is that it also makes him dissimilar to himself." A conversation on the 2017 New York Encounter theme with Michael Waldstein, John Waters and Fr. José Medina.

Luca Matone (left) and Maria Teresa Landi. Photo by Kaleigh O'Brien

The Art of Science

US, UK and MoreBruno Cassará

What does it mean to be successful in research? What drives their work? Can the work of the scientist be viewed as an art form? A conversation at the 2017 New York Encounter with Maria Teresa Landi, Polly Matzinger and Luca Matone.

Audience attending The Art of Science. Photo by Kaleigh O'Brien
Tom Leopold

In The Midst of the Rubble: Tom Leopold and Stories of Life

US, UK and MoreDebra Sheldon

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.

(L-R) Simonetta D'Italia Wiener, Maria del Socorro del Rio and Jackie Aldrette. Photo by Sofia Wiener

An Awakened Heart

US, UK and MoreMadeleine Tanzi

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.

Debut screening of the award-winning The Awakened Heart. Photo by Sofia Wiener
(L-R) Violinist David Han Marks, pianist Chris Vath and cellist Rubin Kodheil. Photo by Migi Fabara Martinez

Invasion 14: An Original Composition

US, UK and MoreSiobhan Maloney

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.

Audience members at the performance. Photo by Migi Fabara Martinez
Stephen Sanchez (left) and Alejandro Marius. Photo by Sarah Rivas

The Work of Life

US, UK and MorePatrick Tomassi

"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.

Audience members at The Work of Life. Photo by Sarah Rivas

Presentation at the New York Encounter of the book Disarming Beauty

Current EventsNew 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.

Mariagustina Fabara Martinez plays the adult Hellen Keller. Photo by Mary Sarah Ivers

Until We Have Looked into the Darkness

US, UK and MoreSuzanne Lewis

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.

Brian Billion at the piano. Photo by Mary Sarah Ivers
(L-R) Paolo Carozza, Joseph Kaboski, Carolyn Woo and Brian Grim. Photo by Amy Knaus

Economy With a Truly Human Purpose: Is It Possible?

US, UK and MoreRose Tomassi

"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.

Audience member at Economy with a Truly Human Purpose. Photo by Amy Knaus

Volunteering at the Encounter

Letters

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...

Jonathan Fields. Photo by Brenda Abdelmesih

Seven Original Compositions of the Psalms

US, UK and MoreBrittany Higdon

"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.

GHOSTLIGHT choral group directed by Evelyn Troesar DeGraf. Photo by Brenda Abdelmesih
Thomas Jones. Photo by Felicia DiSalvo

The Adventure of Space Exploration

US, UK and MoreClaire Vouk

"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.

Thomas Jones (left) and Lindsay Blakely. Photo by Felicia DiSalvo
(L-R) Archbishop Amel Nona, Marta Zaknoun, Fr. Pier Battista Pizzaballa. Photo by Emily Marsolek

Your Love is Better Than Life: Christians
in the Middle East

US, UK and MoreMaura Kate Costello

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.

Audience at Your Love is Better Than Life. Photo by Emily Marsolek
(L-R) Andreas Widmer, Anujeet Sareen and Nancy Albin. Photo by Photo by Margherita Daho

Doing Business in Uncharted Waters

US, UK and MoreNathaniel Hurd

A discussion on entrepreneurship at the 2016 NY Encounter. The Panelists were Andreas Widmer and Nancy Albin with Anujeet Sareen as moderator.

(L-R) Widmer, Albin, Sareen and Maniscalco. Photo by Maria Ramos