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Pope Francis’s Historic Gesture for Peace in South Sudan

Pope Francis will travel to South Sudan in July. Three years ago, he shocked the country’s leaders with this gesture of peace. pic.twitter.com/NymIswrVWn — America Magazine (@americamag) April 11, 2022 On April 11, 2019 Pope Francis surprised the world by kissing the feet of South Sudanese leader during a spiritual retreat at the Vatican. Why […]

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Holy Week and Easter of Resurrection 2022

In this Holy Week let us be silent in our hearts and follow the Lord Jesus on the path of the Passion to celebrate the joy of his Resurrection. Sunday, April 10th – Palm Sunday Digital Connection to Santa Maria in Trastevere Monday, April 11th – Holy Monday Prayer in Memory of the Martyrs of […]

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Visit from Monsignor Vincenzo Paglia

The Community of Sant’Egidio gathered in New York for a prayer presided by Monsignor Vincenzo Paglia in the beautiful Church of Our Savior where the Community has been serving dinner to our homeless friends for a several months. Our friends from the street and many of those who help us in our weekly food distribution joined in a beautiful fraternal moment. […]

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Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

The Community of Sant’Egidio is having a prayer vigil for peace in Ukraine tomorrow evening (Friday, February 25), at 6:30 p.m., in the Church of the Epiphany, in unity with all the countries in which it is present in the world. It is our first, spontaneous response to the tragedy that is unfolding in these […]

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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 […]