What’s the story behind the song that touched everyone at the Spiritual Exercises? We asked the artist herself. Here is the story of “Be Still My Heart.”
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Carie, Whitney and Alberto are just a few of those making up the unexpected CL community in Florida. We offer a journey to witness the origin and growth of a community no one planned.
"Films not only show the beauty of the world, they express our longings--those we often don’t face or can’t understand in our everyday lives." Filmmaker Deniz Demirer wraps up the 2018 New York Encounter with a journey through movie scenes.
"I didn’t speak their language, I didn’t talk about religion with them, I don’t look like them but something I did with my instrument made them cry." A witness at the 2018 New York Encounter by tabla maestro Sandeep Das on music inspiring connections.
Representatives of the three main monotheistic religions shared their views at the 2018 New York Encounter on the relationship between God’s involvement in human history and the discovery of one’s own identity.
"A religious odyssey and a journey." The life of Dorothy Day and its "impossible" unity at the 2018 New York Encounter with Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Dr. Margaret Laracy and Tom Cornell.
A conversation at the 2018 New York Encounter examining the almost endless cycle of lack, desire and fulfillment in Terrence Malick's films. Participating were T.J. Berden, Joe Bowen and Patrick Tomassi.
A presentation of Alberto Savorana's "The Life of Luigi Giussani" at the 2018 New York Encounter through eyewitness accounts by the Rev. Pigi Bernareggi, Pier Alberto Bertazzi, Shodo Habukawa, Rose Busingye, Jonathan Fields and Margaret Stokman.
Three dramatic stories of relationships with fathers that irrevocably changed the lives of their children accompanied by newly composed music by Jonathan Fields and Chris Vath at the 2018 New York Encounter.
A commentary on the accessibility of "The Divine Comedy" by stay-at-home-mom Elizabeth Anderson, Ph.D., co-sponsored by the Well-Read Mom reading group at the 2018 New York Encounter.
“Poetry offers an alternative to the brutal discourse.” Poets Edward Hirsch and James Davis May discuss poetry as a medium capable of creating unity in this polarized world at the 2018 New York Encounter.
A dialogue with professors Mark Lilla and Amitai Etzioni at the 2018 New York Encounter on the state of American society. How has it gotten here? Where and how can it move forward?
"If you don’t want to leave the corner, we can change the corner." Witnesses at the 2018 New York Encounter by Efrain Hernandez and the Rev. Jim O'Shea, C.P., on ReConnect Brooklyn, an entrepreneurship program to help at-risk youths.
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.
“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.
"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.