70 people gathered in Manhattan's famous square to respond to Pope Francis' invitation. Christmas carols and readings of excerpts by the Pope and Fr. Giussani amid the Saturday afternoon crowds. CBS News also covered the event.
Stories - 2022
AVSI celebrates their 50th anniversary at the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Friends in Connecticut gather together the small communities throughout the state.
Mariane from Montreal shares her experience of The Jeweler’s Shop workshop.
Salvatore shares his experience of One City Mission post-lockdown and the hope he sees.
Upon their move to Houston, Brandon and his family discover a community made up of different faces but with the same familiar characteristics.
Here is an excerpt from the biography of Fr. Giussani proposed by the Colorado communities after hosting a piano concert celebrating the centenary of Fr. Giussani.
Filled with a sense of freedom and belonging, Teresa shares what is happening in her life in Kansas.
Caroline discovers a place and a people who help her to live her questions fully.
A dinner in Minnesota born from the experience of the MedConference was a new beginning for Tom’s work.
Having helped with the MedConference from its inception, Fedi is not spared the work of verifying that this place is necessary for her life.
Attending the MedConference for the first time, Michelle discovers the integration of medicine and faith.
Encountering Fr. Rich, Emily desires to discover who Fr. Giussani is.
Benedetto shares the beauty of the Houston community’s celebration of Fr. Giussani on the centenary of his birth.
After a last minute candidacy in the latest Italian elections, Francesco shares his decision to run and the things he discovered in taking this risk.
Carie followed the CL audience with Pope Francis, even from her station in the Bahamas.
Pilgrims from the US who traveled to Rome for the papal audience witness the communion generated by the faith of Fr. Giussani and cared for by Pope Francis.
Reflecting on his pilgrimage to Rome, Alessandro recalls the origin of his discovery of his vocation.
Some friends who traveled to Rome for the audience with Pope Francis share their experiences.
In Rome for the audience with Pope Francis, Audrey rediscovers what belonging to the Church means for her life.
Traveling alone from Alabama, Mandy finds herself among thousands of brothers and sisters, all united by the ‘yes’ of Fr. Giussani.