The Harmony of ‘Jack and White’


Harmony in modern music – as in modern life – can sometimes be elusive. Thankfully, there are artists like Jack and White (aka Jack Matranga and Brooke White) for whom harmony comes naturally. Though they’re in their twenties, their vocal blends and music are reminiscent of classic acts like the Everly Brothers or the Mamas [Read More...]

Building a Habit of Prayer


The Christophers’ Jerry Costello weighs in on building a habit of prayer: “Let us pray.” We’ve gotten so used to hearing that phrase, and losing ourselves in the prayer that typically follows, that it’s almost second nature. Not literally thought-less, perhaps, but close to it. Maybe it’s time to do something about it, and the [Read More...]

New York Met Finds Faith in Aftermath of Injury

2009 MLB - New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers (1-2) - May 20, 2009

Christopher Closeup Podcast – Guest: Daniel Murphy As a boy, Daniel Murphy started playing baseball through the process of elimination. He realized he was too short for basketball, too slow for soccer, and he didn’t like to get hit so forget about football. Baseball, however, was a game for which he had a gift and [Read More...]

Mother Dolores Hart in old Christopher Award-winning “20/20″ segment

Even though the new documentary about Mother Dolores Hart (the actress who worked with Elvis, then later felt called by God to become a nun) didn’t win an Oscar last night, this “20/20″ segment about her won a Christopher Award 10 years ago. It’s still worth watching: [Read more...]