Inviting High School & College Students to Get Creative & Win Prizes

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2015 – The Christophers are once again offering high school and college students the opportunity to win cash prizes in their annual contests for young people. The Christophers’ annual Poster Contest for High School Students invites young people in grades 9 through 12 to interpret the theme “You can make a [Read More…]

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 Julia Bruzzese of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, waited on the tarmac with many other spectators, hoping to get a blessing from the beloved pontiff. Actually, Julie was hoping for a miracle because doctors couldn’t determine the cause of her paralysis and therefore [Read More…]

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 contestants would answer, “World peace,” when asked what they would want to accomplish during their reign if they won the contest. I have no idea if any of them ever actually gave that answer, but that was the joke. In [Read More…]

A Coach Fights to Save His Catholic School

The following column was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello: If you’ve ever heard of St. Anthony’s High School in Jersey City, chances are it had something to do with basketball. The New Jersey school has a record in that sport that borders on the unbelievable: 27 state championships; innumerable careers at the college level; [Read More…]