Learning to Love Your Mother-in-Law on Thanksgiving

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Bob Brody never got along with his mother-in-law – and he let the whole world know it in a 2011 column he penned for New York’s Daily News. His specific problems with Antoinette “Nettie” Chirichella of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, were that she talked too loud and too much, was an incessant worrier, and tended to focus [Read More...]

TV’s Funniest Family Adopts Marines for Thanksgiving

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A few weeks ago I posted pictures from an upcoming episode of “The Middle” which featured two real-life Marines portraying Marines on the show. This week, that Thanksgiving-themed episode aired and – in this sitcom geek’s opinion – provided the best writing, performances and laughs in “The Middle’s” four season history. The show opens with [Read More...]

“People” Magazine Features Down Syndrome Adoption Ministry

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Congratulations to former Christopher Closeup guest Andrea Roberts for getting her international Down syndrome orphan ministry, Reece’s Rainbow (named after her son Reece), featured in People magazine. An excerpt: Andrea Faris Roberts figured her new son, born in 2002, got his almond-shaped eyes from her husband, Rich. But when doctors confirmed that Reece had Down [Read More...]

Media, Morality and Uncommon Virtue: Why The New “Three Minutes a Day” Book is Good For You & Our Culture

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Though summer tends to be a time of vacation for most people, my July and August were largely spent working on The Christophers’ new “Three Minutes a Day” book. As Volume 47 in the series, it continues the tradition started by our founder, Maryknoll Father James Keller, of sharing inspirational stories and reflections for each [Read More...]


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