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March 21, 2013
The U.S.’ First Restaurant Owner with Down Syndrome
Today is World Down Syndrome Day, a day to acknowledge and promote the good, loving,...
March 07, 2013
UPDATE: Jennifer Lawrence’s Friend with Down Syndrome Gets His Own Moment in the Spotlight
The other day I posted some excerpts from a story in New York's Daily News...
March 05, 2013
The Car Accident That Saved a Life
The following column was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: The regular column by Father...
February 15, 2013
Family of 14 Pursues Freedom and Pioneer Spirit on the Road
Bob Dotson, who does "American Story" segments for NBC's Today Show, recently spent some time...
February 13, 2013
What to Give Up for Lent
The following is an entry from The Christophers' "Three Minutes a Day" book: The inspirational...
February 05, 2013
“The Blind Side’s” Happy Super Bowl Ending
Many of you have seen the Christopher Award-winning movie "The Blind Side," which told the...
January 20, 2013
“Batman” Actor Christian Bale Calls Eight-Year-Old Cancer Patient
I've documented previous acts of kindness by "Dark Knight" actor Christian Bale, so I wanted...
November 29, 2012
Serving God in Possible Things: A Saint’s Advice on Dealing with Anxiety
People today are filled with a lot of anxiety about a lot of different things,...
November 15, 2012
“People” Magazine Features Down Syndrome Adoption Ministry
Congratulations to former Christopher Closeup guest Andrea Roberts for getting her international Down syndrome orphan...
November 14, 2012
Media, Morality and Uncommon Virtue: Why The New “Three Minutes a Day” Book is Good For You & Our Culture
Though summer tends to be a time of vacation for most people, my July and...
October 25, 2012
The Messy Quest for Meaning: How Doubt, Anxiety, Monks and Mayberry Renewed One Man’s Relationship with God
A debilitating anxiety disorder brought on by a rejection of God during his teenage years...
October 19, 2012
How a Family of Dogs Helped Rescue a Lost Child with Down Syndrome
From NBC Nightly News: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the...
September 25, 2012
A Song for the Saint of Impossible Causes: Keith Urban, Jordin Sparks & More Join Children of St. Jude’s Hospital
One of the earliest celebrity supporters of The Christophers was the actor Danny Thomas (Make...
September 19, 2012
“Maybe the Point of All of It is to Try to Live a Good Story”
I came across a funny and interesting blog post by Brianna Heldt, a Catholic blogger...
September 18, 2012
God Exchanged My Pain for Purpose: A 21-Year-Old Cancer Survivor’s Wake Up Call to Young People
Twenty-one-year-old singer/songwriter and author Paige Armstrong Omartian knows that life is precious because she almost...
September 09, 2012
“Dark Knight” Actor Christian Bale Performs Another Super Act of Kindness
In July, I posted the story of actor Christian Bale, star of the "Dark Knight"...
August 29, 2012
God Loves Us Too Much To Let Us Live With a Void
Oprah did a good job the other night interviewing Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas about...
August 27, 2012
You Haven’t Come This Far To Fail: A Father Sends His Disabled Son to College
A lot of parents sent their kids off to college over the past few weeks....
August 22, 2012
What Happened When a Volunteer Lost $800 Meant to Feed the Homeless?
As 77-year-old Jane Corbett drove to buy groceries for the St. Louis, Missouri, homeless shelter...
August 16, 2012
Sargent Shriver’s Faith Was the Driver of His Will
The following post was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello. It's followed by a podcast...
August 02, 2012
A Beautiful Warrior Discovers Love After Tragedy
In 2004, Eric Strauss, an ABC News producer for the network’s Primetime series, traveled to...
July 27, 2012
“I’m very thankful for whatever fluke of physics or hand of God preserved my sister.”
The other day I posted the story of Petra Anderson, an Aurora shooting survivor who...
July 26, 2012
How Far Will You Walk With God?
The 63rd annual Christopher Awards were presented in New York City this past May 24....
July 24, 2012
Former Olympic Diver Credits God for Impossible Gold Medal Win
During the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, Laura Wilkinson remarkably won the gold medal...
July 22, 2012
The Reason for the World and the Quest for Healing After Loss
The evil act and lives lost in Aurora, Colorado, this past Friday leaves the family...
July 19, 2012
An NBA All Star’s Greatest Legacy: Caring for a Paralyzed Teammate
Today's post was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: If Jack Twyman did nothing...
July 12, 2012
A Paralyzed Man’s Impossible Dream
In 2007, Mark Stephan was a successful businessman, an avid marathoner, and a two-time Iron...
June 18, 2012
Inspiring Message in Unusual Place
Have you ever seen an inspirational message professionally written on the door of a Men's...
June 16, 2012
A Little Boy, a Wish, and a School Closing
Matt Archbold has an incredible story about faith and community at the National Catholic Register...
June 15, 2012
A Father, a Daughter, and a Legacy for Orphans
Though Father's Day is about children honoring their dads, the story below is about one...
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