Giving Thanks to God is Always in Season

The following column was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello: It’s never “just another Thanksgiving,” of course. The holiday is so ingrained in us as Americans that each one is a day unto itself–a day given over to family, to abundant feasting, and, to be sure, an acknowledgment of the special graces that flow our [Read More...]

Learning to Love Your Mother-in-Law on Thanksgiving

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

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...]


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