About Tony Rossi

After graduating from St. John's University in New York with degrees in Communications and English, Tony Rossi found a job at the Catholic media organization, The Christophers, that allowed him to indulge his interest in religion, media, and pop culture. He served as The Christophers' TV producer for 11 years, and is currently the host and producer of the organization's radio show/podcast Christopher Closeup, writer and editor of their syndicated Light One Candle column, and producer/scriptwriter of the annual Christopher Awards ceremony.

Finding Strength in Sticking Together: A Review of “The Good Lie”

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“How long shall it be till the end of these troubles?” That’s a quote from the Book of Daniel that’s spoken by a refugee from the Sudanese Civil War in the new movie “The Good Lie” – and it accurately reflects the violence and hardship endured by boys and girls there throughout those horrific times. [Read More...]

VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris Says Don’t Let Family Drama Divide You

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Father Jonathan Morris comes from a family of seven kids, so he knows about “family drama.” But he acknowledges that even small families have their challenges because of “the nature of humanity.” So how should you deal with those inevitable arguments and disagreements in light of your Christian faith and the fact that God gave [Read More...]

New Reality TV Show Follows Five Young Women as They Consider Becoming Nuns

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Here’s a press release about an upcoming reality show on Lifetime TV about five young women who are considering becoming nuns. Los Angeles, CA (September 30, 2014) – The all-new groundbreaking Lifetime® series The Sisterhood (#Sisterhood) follows five young women who are considering the life-changing decision of taking religious vows to become Catholic nuns. For [Read More...]

What Happens When You Don’t “Like” Jesus Posts on Facebook

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ComicEarth.com creator Brian Montfort is a cartoonist in Texas who recently started having his work published in the “North Texas Catholic” newspaper. He has a knack for finding gentle humor in Catholic culture and faith traditions. Th strip below, for instance, was inspired by the amount of posts he saw on Facebook saying that if [Read More...]


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