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May 05, 2015
The Truth About Angels, Messengers from God
The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Angels: Messengers from God” (which...
April 22, 2015
“When Calls the Heart’s” Brian Bird on Family TV Shows, eFangelism, & Modern Parables
Brian Bird has been a writer and producer in Hollywood for 30 years, working on...
April 15, 2015
Kids with Special Needs Want to Be of Service and Take Part in the Life of the Church
"Parents of children with special needs need to realize that even though they didn’t expect...
April 08, 2015
The 2015 Christopher Award Winners in Film, TV, and Books Are…
NEW YORK, April 8, 2015 — An Olympic gold medalist, the actor best known as...
April 07, 2015
Why One Man Traveled Around the World with No Money and Relied on the Kindness of Strangers
TV host and author Leon Logothetis was walking down Hollywood Boulevard one day when he...
March 25, 2015
I Want to Help Kids See They Have a Hero Inside: An Interview with Joan Bauer
A car accident seemed to end Joan Bauer's career before it even began. After spending...
January 28, 2015
“In People with Intellectual Disabilities, I Found a School of the Heart”
Throughout history, people with intellectual disabilities like Down Syndrome have often been shunned by society...
January 15, 2015
Lisa Hendey on Discerning God’s Will, Comparing Yourself to Others, and the Grace of Yes
Lisa Hendey admits that she's been a "control freak and Type A personality" in her...
January 07, 2015
If You Struggle with Being Patient, This Post’s For You
The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Practicing Patience” (which was written...
December 17, 2014
How 12 Anonymous Christmas Gifts Brought Healing to a Grieving Family
The poinsettia and note on her front porch were the beginning of a Christmas mystery...
December 15, 2014
Father Jonathan Morris on Finding Peace and Happiness in the Serenity Prayer
When a stranger stopped Father Jonathan Morris while he was walking on a New York...
December 08, 2014
Persevering Through Pain and Struggle
The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Persevering Through Pain and Struggle”...
December 03, 2014
Why a Lutheran Pastor and a Catholic Priest Tried to Save the Souls of Nazis
If there are a group of people in modern history who are thought of as...
December 02, 2014
Heroes Will Help You Find Good In Yourself
(Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on Heroes of 2014....
November 13, 2014
Listening When God Speaks
The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Listening When God Speaks” (which...
October 29, 2014
Teaching Kids About Their Bodies, Their Souls, and the Concept of Forgiveness
"If you save her life, I promise to dedicate my life to You." At age...
October 22, 2014
How “New York Catholics” Built a Better Church and Society
What do Regis Philbin, Dorothy Day, Deacon Greg Kandra, Archbishop Fulton Sheen, and I have...
October 15, 2014
A Cancer Survivor Brings Attention to God’s Divine Interventions
It was 2002 when 27-year-old Daniel Fazzina was diagnosed with a "lymphatic cancerous tumor" in...
October 09, 2014
From the Secular to the Sacred, Christopher Literature is Powerful in Its Simplicity
I usually use this space to share with you the stories of people who I’ve...
September 18, 2014
Deal with Troubles, But Don’t Lose Track of the World’s Beauty: An Interview with Dean Koontz
"The dark makes the light stuff brighter." Not only is that a comment made by...
September 05, 2014
Blessed Mother Teresa’s Advice on ‘Securing Heaven’
Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who dedicated her life to serving Christ by ministering to...
September 04, 2014
How Jennifer Fulwiler Found God, Joy, & an Intellectual All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
Most people don't confront their own mortality until they're in their 30s or 40s. For...
June 24, 2014
How Two Sentences from Mark’s Gospel Spread Education, Hope and Purpose Around the World
When Jim Ziolkowski got word that several inmates at the maximum security prison Sing Sing...
June 06, 2014
Kittens, “Cosmos,” Culture Wars, and the Coexistence of Science & Faith
When the new version of the TV series "Cosmos" premiered a few months ago, it...
June 03, 2014
No Act of Service Was Beneath Him: Father Emil Kapaun’s Biographer on the Chaplain’s Legacy
“Every day was the day you were going to die. It was pretty much a...
May 21, 2014
Heaven, Iowa, and the Love of Fathers in “Field of Dreams”
I didn't realize that the movie "Field of Dreams" was now 25 years old until...
May 16, 2014
The 2014 Christopher Awards: A Night of Celebrating Quality in Media and the Arts
Joined by a capacity crowd, the 2014 Christopher Awards were another rousing success, thanks to...
May 12, 2014
Blind Army Captain and Christopher Award Winner Offers Encouragement to Boy Losing His Vision
In 2011, we recognized Captain Scott Smiley (seen here with his wife Tiffany) with a...
May 05, 2014
Role Models, Celebrities Behaving Admirably, & Patheos’s Fifth Anniversary
Now that "Star Wars Day" is over (May the 4th be with you), it's time...
April 28, 2014
Traveling 4,200 Miles To Deliver Puppy Love
When Christine Davies was deployed in Kuwait as a member of the U.S. National Guard,...
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