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2023 In Review

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Thanksgiving Celebration 2023

On Thanksgiving Day, over 125 people gathered at the Church of the Epiphany in New York City to celebrate with Sant’Egidio. As is our tradition, it was a beautiful moment to share as friends and family do all over the country. In the same way we celebrate Christmas and Easter together, these moments are icons […]

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Welcoming Migrants from Africa

On August 24 Sant’Egidio in NYC offered a workshop on the legal system of immigration in the US, in collaboration with Cabrini Immigrant Services. The workshop, translated in French, was primarily with and for a group of migrant men we have met during our distributions around Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. This workshop and our regular meetings are part of welcoming them with the intention of […]

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Vigil on the Anniversary of August 6-9 1945

The morning of August 6, 1945, while still evening in New York City, the atomic bomb was dropped for the first time on Hiroshima. Japanese military authorities decided not to accept the terms of surrender and instead imposed martial law to avoid any possibility of peace talks. On August 9, 1945, the second atomic bomb […]

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March for Our Lives

On Saturday June 11, members of the Community of Sant’Egidio around the United States attended the March for Our Lives in their respective cities. As Pope Francis said, “it is time to say enough to the indiscriminate trafficking of arms.” Indeed, our country has been racked by the violence of firearms. In instances of mass […]