After Being Declared Dead, Baby Found to Be Alive

From CNN: (CNN) — She was a tiny thing: 1 pound 12 ounces, cold as a frozen bottle and left for dead. But she would survive. One-week-old Luz Milagros Veron is Argentina’s miracle baby. Pronounced dead after her premature birth, the baby withstood more than 10 hours in a morgue refrigerator before being found alive. [Read More...]

Fear of Public Speaking?

One of the things we do at The Christophers is run Leadership Courses in New York City (the next one starts April 18th) and a few other states (click here for more information). The courses were created many years ago by our founder, Father James Keller, who believed that people with Judeo-Christian values and ideals [Read More...]

Ben Linus on St. Thomas’s Faith and Doubt


Since this Sunday’s Gospel reading tells the story of St. Thomas doubting the resurrection of Jesus until he can personally see Him and place his hands in Jesus’s wounds, I’m posting a great scene from the TV series “Lost” which dealt with issues of faith and doubt better than any other show (in my humble [Read More...]

A Chance Encounter?


The Christophers’ Jerry Costello shares the story of one of this year’s Christopher Award-winning books: It was just a chance encounter, an unlikely meeting on a city street between strangers that happened a long time ago. But today the two people who met that way will tell you that it was simply meant to be. [Read More...]