VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on Meditation as a Form of Prayer

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What kind of prayer life do you have? Does it consist primarily of asking God for help when you need something or are going through struggles? Father Jonathan Morris reveals that many people come to him because that’s their approach. They tell him they don’t know how to pray or develop an active prayer life, [Read More...]

The Holy Journey of Two Popes: John XXIII and John Paul II

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The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “The Holy Journey of Two Popes.” If you’d like a pdf or hard copy, see the end of this post: The Christophers joyously celebrate the canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII by the Vatican on April 27, 2014, Divine Mercy Sunday. [Read More...]

An Irish Blessing to Strengthen Faith, Hope and Love

The late Father Andrew Greeley once penned this Irish Blessing: “May your hope be… As determined as the river racing by, As soft as the cry of the mourning dove, As sweet and subtle as a lover’s sigh,… As resolute as the sun rising each day, As certain as the return each year of spring. [Read More...]

VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on the Cardinal Virtues, Part One: Prudence

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This week, Father Jonathan Morris begins a four week series about the cardinal virtues: prudence, temperance, justice and fortitude. These are the virtues, he explains, “that Plato and Aristotle and others ever since have been talking about as the bedrock of good character…and a good society.” The first to be addressed here is prudence, which [Read More...]


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