Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

By Gonzague Leroux     December 25th, 2012

Listen to the Christmas Proclamation with translation in English.

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Internet Addiction

Internet Addiction

By Thierry de Roucy       November 9th, 2012
Society, Technology, Reading Time: 3 min

The internet has brought a lot of changes to my life.

The internet has helped me to be more faithful and closer to many friends living all over the world. It is easy to write a few words – we can listen to each other, we can see each other.  No more handwritten letters that take forever to reach their destination!  No more expensive phone invoices! No more faxes difficult to send and receive.

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“Nestled in the Projects and Nourishing Souls” – Heart’s Home in The NY Times!

“Nestled in the Projects and Nourishing Souls” – Heart’s Home in The NY Times!

by Paul Anel          September, October 28

For the first time in Heart's Home's history, The New York Times is dedicating a whole article to our mission in Brooklyn's Housing Projects ! Browse the slideshow to see the beautiful faces of some our friends of Ingersoll and Farragut Houses: Beatriz, Bobby, Epifania, and many others. The full article will be published online and in the Metropolitan section of the paper edition this Sunday, September 30th. Like it on Facebook, leave a comment on their website, and help us spread the word!

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“A Fine Symbiosis”: Young Christians and Muslims Meet Pope Benedict in Lebanon

“A Fine Symbiosis”: Young Christians and Muslims Meet Pope Benedict in Lebanon

by Pia Chedid and Paul Anel          Sept.21, 2012

Muslim-Christian Dialogue. Reading time: 3 min.
 

The Pope looked visibly moved as he greeted the crowds upon his arrival in the square across from the Maronite Patriarchate in Bkerke, north of the Lebanese capital, for the most keenly-awaited meeting of his Apostolic Visit: the meeting with young Arab Christians and Muslims. In a context of growing tensions and anti-Occident manifestations throughout the Middle-East, this encounter was a great sign of hope for the Middle-East and beyond.

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Songs & Dances for Our Lady of Compassion

Songs & Dances for Our Lady of Compassion

by Marian West          September 14, 2012

On Sunday, September 2nd, at the International Center for a Culture of Compassion, the Brooklyn Heart's Home, along with 75 friends from the neighborhood and community, made a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Compassion.  With the blue sky as our ceiling, the woods as our backdrop, and the grass as our stage, we shared a concert of dances and songs as a gift to our friends and a humble offering to the Mother who holds the world in her heart.

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Enzo Avitabile: Stabat Mater

Enzo Avitabile: Stabat Mater

by Paul Anel          September 14, 2012

Music. Listenning time: 4min 25

Each year on September 15, the Catholic Church remembers "Our Lady of Sorrows," also known as "Our Lady of Compassion": Mary standing at the foot of the cross of her crucified son. Neapolitan singer-songwriter Enzo Avitabile, who collaborated with such notable as James Brown and Tina Turner, offers his own, deeply moving meditation on the "sorrowful mother" in this hauntingly beautiful Stabat Mater.

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