Love Turns Despair Into Hope: The LaHood Family’s Ministry to Disabled Children

Dan and Cubby LaHood with children at St. Joseph's House (via Bethesda Magazine)

When Dan LaHood was in second grade at St. John Baptist De La Salle grammar school in Chillum, Maryland, God was already planting seeds for his future. Dan’s teacher chose him to be the companion of a student named Danny Alexander, who had muscular dystrophy. Though Dan was supposed to be Danny’s helper, the opposite [Read More...]

Seeing Christ in Others

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The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Seeing Christ in Others.” If you’d like a pdf or hard copy, see the end of this post: “No one has ever seen God. Yet, if we love one another, God remains in us, and His love is brought to perfection in us.” —1 John [Read More...]

Video: Father Jonathan Morris on Being Gentle and Not Hurting Others

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This week’s video reflection from Father Jonathan Morris about being gentle and not hurting others is especially appropriate for the Feast of St. Therese of Lisieux, which is today October 1st. Though it was difficult, St. Therese practiced kindness toward the few Carmelite nuns in her convent, who often frustrated her or belittled her. She [Read More...]

How a 30-Year-Old Batboy with Down Syndrome Inspires the Cincinnati Reds – and Everyone

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Thirty years ago, when Cheryl and Dave Kremer received the diagnosis that their son Teddy had Down Syndrome, they were told he’d never have more than a 40 IQ and possibly might never walk or talk. That was just the beginning of the story, though, and it took a much more positive turn than anyone [Read More...]


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