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November 09, 2015
How Buying Underwear for Christmas Can Support Adoptive Families
The amount of catalogs and advertisements I get in the mail always increases the closer...
November 05, 2015
Chris Christie: I’m Pro-Life for the 16-Year-Old Girl Addicted to Heroin, Too
While campaigning at a tavern in New Hampshire recently, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took...
October 30, 2015
Phil Rosenthal’s PBS Food Show to Feature Ministry Started by Priest to Help At-Risk Youth
While checking my Twitter feed this morning, I saw that "Everybody Loves Raymond" creator Phil...
October 08, 2015
Inviting High School & College Students to Get Creative & Win Prizes
NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2015 – The Christophers are once again offering high school and...
September 29, 2015
Girl in Wheelchair Blessed by Pope Francis Believes She’s On the Road to Healing
(Photo property of WCBS TV) When Pope Francis arrived at Kennedy Airport last week, 12-year-old...
September 15, 2015
Miss America Pageant Should Ditch Divisive Political Questions & Use Nurse’s Monologue as Model
(Photo property ABC/The Miss America Organization) The old joke used to be that Miss America...
August 27, 2015
A Coach Fights to Save His Catholic School
The following column was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: If you’ve ever heard of...
August 20, 2015
Twelve-Year-Old Enthalls “America’s Got Talent” Audience with “Pie Jesu”
Arielle Baril, a 12-year-old with a powerful voice, enthralled the audience of "America's Got Talent"...
August 12, 2015
How Hope & Faith Got Two Young Women Through 10 Years of Captivity and Sexual Abuse
Considering that Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus were kidnapped, held hostage, abused, and repeatedly sexually...
August 04, 2015
A Vision of Heaven in Central Harlem: iHope Finds Beauty Amid Brokenness
You might expect a school for children who've suffered traumatic brain injuries (TBI) to be...
May 12, 2015
Israeli and Palestinian Youth Find Harmony in Music
Establishing peace and harmony between Israelis and Palestinians seems like an impossible task, but the...
April 20, 2015
Art Has Power to Bring People Together: An Interview with “Little Boy’s” Eduardo Verastegui
Eduardo Verastegui was a popular singer and telenovela star in his native Mexico when he...
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...
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...
March 04, 2015
UPDATE: Kelly Clarkson on Sexual Imagery, Curt Schilling on Bullies, & “House of Cards” on Jesus
A few quick observations on topics in the news today: 1. Since winning "American Idol"...
February 11, 2015
Why Getting Hit Over the Head by God Turned PJ Anderson Into a Troubadour of Hope
"No more fun." That's what singer-songwriter PJ Anderson thought it meant to give his life...
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...
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...
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...
September 25, 2014
Looking for Role Models? Consider These Young Women Olympians (and Catholic School Alums)
Writing for the USA Swimming website, Mike Gustafson yesterday reflected on all the bad press...
September 19, 2014
Jesus-loving 12-Year-Old Sings Powerhouse Duet on “America’s Got Talent” Finale
It's no surprise that Jennifer Hudson can sing the heck out of the song "And...
September 11, 2014
In Every Ending, There’s a New Beginning: A Story Inspired by 9/11
(The following post was originally written in 2008. An update appears at the end of...
August 22, 2014
Five Quick Reasons to See “When the Game Stands Tall”
Opening today is Jim Caviezel's new movie "When the Game Stands Tall," the true story...
August 13, 2014
Jim Caviezel’s Role as High School Football Coach Reflects Jesus, Jimmy Stewart, & John Paul II
Jesus, Jimmy Stewart, and John Paul II. Actor Jim Caviezel believes that all three of...
August 05, 2014
Taylor Swift’s New Duet Partner is Six-Year-Old with Leukemia
In what qualifies as the celebrity good deed of the week, Grammy Award-winning singer Taylor...
July 29, 2014
Jim Caviezel Jumps Over a Table to Greet a Young Fan at Comic-Con
The "Person of Interest" panel at San Diego Comic Con this weekend featured stars Jim...
July 19, 2014
“Chivalry is not Dead…Among Small Children”
This classic entry from "America's Funniest Home Videos" was shared on Facebook this morning by...
July 01, 2014
Opening Hearts to the Holy Spirit: An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Tori Harris
For 25-year-old singer-songwriter Tori Harris, attending a Baptist University was the best thing that ever...
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 13, 2014
‘Every Day is a Good Day to Remember Sam and What He Stood For’
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