“I’m very thankful for whatever fluke of physics or hand of God preserved my sister.”

The other day I posted the story of Petra Anderson, an Aurora shooting survivor who endured a shotgun pellet in her brain without severe damage to her speech and motor functions due to a birth defect that allowed the pellet to bypass important areas in her brain. Petra’s sister, Chloe Anderson, who is an alum [Read More...]

How Far Will You Walk With God?

(l to r) Ken Schroy (Vice Chairman of The Marty Lyons Foundation), Msgr. Peter Finn (The Christophers' Board of Directors), and Marty Lyons (James Keller Award winner)

The 63rd annual Christopher Awards were presented in New York City this past May 24. Though the majority of awards fall into the categories of books, films, and TV programs, we also recognize a few individuals with special Christopher Awards. For instance, the James Keller Award—named after The Christophers’ founder—goes to someone who is making [Read More...]

Batman Actor Visits Aurora’s Wounded

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“The Dark Knight Rises” star Christian Bale today visited those who were wounded in the Aurora, Colorado, shooting rampage. It was a personal trip, not on behalf of the studio. Even more classy was the fact that there was little advance warning so press coverage was limited. Bale wasn’t looking to attract pats on the [Read More...]

Former Olympic Diver Credits God for Impossible Gold Medal Win

During the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, Laura Wilkinson remarkably won the gold medal in platform diving only a few months after she had broken her foot in a training accident. It was a feat many thought was physically impossible. She went on to become the only woman in history to win platform diving [Read More...]


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