American poet Paul Mariani visited a CL vacation and shared his passion for 20th and 21st century poets as well as some intimate questions.
US, UK and More - 2017
A group of Millennials, reawakened by the words of Father Giussani, came from all over the United States for a gathering in the Catskill Mountains. And among them was a special friend, Father Julián Carrón.
Studies at Bocconi, the first flight to the USA, and the discovery that "faith is enough to live as men." The story of Lorenzo Patelli, professor at the University of Denver, where life "begins again only through facts."
"Certainty cannot be a weapon that shields us from dialogue." In light of the 2016 presidential election and the despair that followed, Stephen Adubato took a look at the nation's next steps.
"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.
"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.
Monica Goodwin, Mila Villaceran and Anthony Lechich discuss the impact of the elder generations at the 2017 New York Encounter.
"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.
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.
"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.
"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.
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.
"Flannery O’Connor is a writer who does not spare her readers the hardness of reality. But it is a corrective, even a redemptive hardness." Gregory Wolfe delivered a talk on writer Flannery O'Connor at the 2017 New York Encounter.
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.
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.
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.
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.