New York Encounter 2019

New York Encounter 2019
News & Updates

Lodging 2019

Hotel reservations at the Cambria Hotel & Suites (123 W. 28th Street) and the Hampton Inn Chelsea (108 W. 24th Street) at a special New York Encounter discounted rate are available.

Reservation deadline: January 7, 2019

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The 2019 New York Encounter Volunteer Enrollment is Open

Each year, New York Encounter could not happen without the hundreds of volunteers who bring it to life! If you are interested in volunteering in 2019, please click HERE for more information.

Volunteer enrollment deadline: January 1, 2019

2019 Press Release

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2019 School Contest

The Encounter’s school contest invites students to submit a drawing or essay responding to the contest question related to this year’s theme, Something to Start From. Contest Question: Describe an experience that made you feel looked at, listened to, understood, forgiven, and valued just because you exist. How did this change things?

Submission deadline: January 15, 2019

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Transcripts from the 2018 Events Are Available

Crossroads Cultural Center in partnership with New York Encounter has published the transcripts from the 2018 events. Click here to download a free copy in PDF format.


—The Gift of an Impossible Unity
—The Fundamental Economic Resource: the Human Person
—The Father: Who is He?
—An "Impossible" Beauty
—"...Drawn Near to a Hidden Divine Presence..." (Tarkovsky)
—Out of Many, One: Really?
—A Human Gaze, a History
—On Pilgrimage Toward Unity
—Abraham and the Birth of the "I"