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Peace in All Lands

As is our tradition in Sant’Egidio – we began this new year praying for peace all over the world. This year, the School of Peace, in the parish of Our Savior in the Bronx, celebrated January 1, 2022 with a prayer for peace remembering all countries at war. Many children, adults, and elderly came to […]

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Christmas 2021

Merry Christmas to all! Once again we were able to celebrate Christmas together, gathered all around the same table. As Marco Impagliazzo said, “For us of Sant’Egidio this is the message: Jesus is near and we would like to be like the arms of Jesus, the smile of Jesus for many people during this Christmas […]

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Thanksgiving with all!

Still in the difficulties of the pandemic the Community of Sant’Egidio in New York City has gathered with our friends in the street to celebrate the feast of Thanksgiving. As we have been inviting and preparing for several weeks, many friends were waiting for us in anticipation of the celebration. We enjoyed sharing the traditional […]

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Holy Mass in Memory of Steven

For the first time in New York City, we celebrated the Liturgy in Memory of Steven, one of our first friends on the street who died alone in a bookstore on January 12, 2016. Like Modesta, so many others of our friends suffered from the harshness of life on the street that was exacerbated during […]

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Humanity and Dignity for All

The Community of Sant’Egidio in the United States expresses deep indignation for the harsh treatment of thousands of Haitian migrants gathering at the border in Del Rio, Texas. Fleeing extreme poverty, natural disasters, corruption, and violence in Haiti, and looking only to improve their livelihoods, these individuals and families, many of whom came with their […]