Mychal’s Message

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College student Shannon Hickey won the James Keller Award at last year’s Christopher Awards ceremony for starting a ministry for the homeless called “Mychal’s Message” when she was 11-years-old. It was created in honor of family friend, Father Mychal Judge, the first person killed on the ground at the World Trade Center on 9/11. Shannon [Read More...]

Words in the Dust

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The Christophers’ Sarah Holinski shares her review of the Christopher Award-winning book for tweens, “Words in the Dust” by Trent Reedy: Thirteen-year-old Zulaikha Frouton is an Afghani girl who was born to stand out in an unfortunately painful way—she has a noticeably disfigured cleft lip. Having lost her birth mother at a young age to [Read More...]

Connecting Generations

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Our latest Christopher News Note topic was suggested by many of our supporters who believe that connecting the younger generation with their elders is of vital importance to our culture and society. Here’s a snippet: Think back to your childhood. Did you have a grandparent who played an important role in your life? Perhaps your [Read More...]

A Spring Appeal

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Below is the spring appeal letter that was mailed out to Christopher supporters. It will be a rare occurrence that I post an appeal for financial support on this blog, but if you can offer any prayers or help, please thoughtfully consider it: “People everywhere hunger for spiritual nourishment as much as they do for [Read More...]


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