"Your Love is Better than Life" (Psalm 62)
Jan
17
4:00 pm16:00

"Your Love is Better than Life" (Psalm 62)

A testimony on the life of Christians facing terror and death in the Middle East by Archbishop Amel NONA, exiled Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Mosul, Iraq; a refugee family in Erbil, Kurdistan (on telecast); Fr. Pier Battista PIZZABALLA, Custodian of the Holy Land; and Marta ZAKNOUN (moderator), journalist. This event is organized in collaboration with the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, Inc. 

 

 

Psalms
Jan
16
9:00 pm21:00

Psalms

An evening of original musical reflections on the ancient and timeless verse of the Poet-King David, performed by Contemporaneous, directed by David BLOOM; and Ghostlight, directed by Evelyn TROESTER DEGRAF.  Tickets are $10/open seating. Buy tickets online (click here),  by mail, and at the door.

"Setting Out on the Long Path of Renewal" (Pope Francis)
Jan
16
6:00 pm18:00

"Setting Out on the Long Path of Renewal" (Pope Francis)

Reflections on Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si' (On Care for Our Common Home) with Sean Cardinal O’MALLEY, Archbishop of Boston; Jeffrey SACHS, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and Rebecca VITZ CHERICO (moderator), Instructor in Spanish Studies, Villanova University. This event is organized in collaboration with the Research Cluster on Science and Subjectivity.

The Quest to Reduce Extreme Poverty
Jan
16
10:00 am10:00

The Quest to Reduce Extreme Poverty

Current trends in international development with Jackie ALDRETTE, Managing Director AVSI-USA;  Chris BLATTMAN, Professor of Political Science, Columbia University; Joakim KOECH, Principal, Cardinal Otunga High School, Nairobi, Kenya;  and Paolo CAROZZA (moderator), Director of the Kellogg Institute at Notre Dame University. This event is organized in collaboration with AVSI USA

In Search of a New Beginning
Jan
18
5:30 pm17:30

In Search of a New Beginning

A talk by Fr. Julián Carrón, President of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, on the Catholic contribution to the quest for human identity in front of the challenges of our times. Learn More>

Painting by Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, Post-Impressionism, 1853-1890): Landscape Under a Stormy Sky, 1888. Image: Fondation Gianadda, Martigny.

Big Sound Juice
Jan
19
9:00 pm21:00

Big Sound Juice

  • Hammerstein Ballroom

Sunday, January 19. A musical celebration to end the New York Encounter weekend. A night dedicated to all NYE attendees and volunteers and to the joy of making music. Featuring the NYE House band and Saxophonist “Blue” Lou Marini.