Love of God Remakes the Soul

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The following was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello: It’s that time of year again. Come Oct. 4, or thereabouts, people all over will celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi by bringing their pets to church for a blessing. This will include not only the “usual” pets–dogs, cats, fish, birds–but some of the [Read More...]

Hollywood, Jesus and the Monks of Mount Athos: A Conversation with Actor Jonathan Jackson

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It’s not that unusual for an actor to thank God when winning an award. It was a first, however, when Jonathan Jackson thanked “the monks of Mount Athos for ceaselessly praying for the life of the world” while accepting his fifth Daytime Emmy for his role as Lucky Spencer on “General Hospital.” What was even [Read More...]

St. Therese on Dealing with Negativity

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The following is an entry from The Christophers’ new “Three Minutes a Day” book: “It is [your critics] that are really the losers, for is anything sweeter than the inward joy that comes from thinking well of others.” That quote was spoken by St. Thérèse of Lisieux who placed great emphasis on focusing on people’s [Read More...]

Tyranny, Hope, and Family in the Fifth Season Premiere of “Fringe”

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For four seasons, the TV series “Fringe” has been a family drama under the guise of a sci-fi and horror show, with the themes of man, science and God running throughout. Specifically, it presented viewers with questions about how far is too far when it comes to creating scientific breakthroughs. Can human beings break the [Read More...]


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