One Child and One Miracle at a Time

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The following column was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello: Sister Mary Rose McGeady passed away toward the end of the summer, and kids everywhere are the poorer for it. So are we all, in fact, because Sister Mary Rose took a vital institution and almost single-handedly pulled it back from the brink of ruin. [Read More...]

A Song for the Saint of Impossible Causes: Keith Urban, Jordin Sparks & More Join Children of St. Jude’s Hospital

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One of the earliest celebrity supporters of The Christophers was the actor Danny Thomas (Make Room for Daddy) who went on to found St. Jude Children’s Hospital, which treats kids with cancer and other diseases at no expense to them or their families. St. Jude’s is one of the most respected charities in the United [Read More...]

How Far Will You Walk With God?

(l to r) Ken Schroy (Vice Chairman of The Marty Lyons Foundation), Msgr. Peter Finn (The Christophers' Board of Directors), and Marty Lyons (James Keller Award winner)

The 63rd annual Christopher Awards were presented in New York City this past May 24. Though the majority of awards fall into the categories of books, films, and TV programs, we also recognize a few individuals with special Christopher Awards. For instance, the James Keller Award—named after The Christophers’ founder—goes to someone who is making [Read More...]

A Safe Haven for Pregnant College Students

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In 2009, I interviewed a young single mother named Lacy Dodd who was serving on the Board of Directors of the Charlotte, North Carolina-based pregnancy resource center Room at the Inn. As someone who had experienced an unplanned pregnancy while in college, she wanted to help other women in similar situations. Specifically, Lacy was promoting [Read More...]


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