A Hero of Baseball and World War Two

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The following column was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello: You’ve heard about the heroes of baseball who put the game aside to join America’s armed forces during World War II: Bob Feller, Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio and the rest. Some enlisted, others were drafted; some saw combat, others were spared. All of them, though, [Read More...]

“The Blind Side’s” Happy Super Bowl Ending

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Many of you have seen the Christopher Award-winning movie “The Blind Side,” which told the story of Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy (played by Tim McGraw and Sandra Bullock) adopting homeless teen, Michael Oher, supporting him and his education, and helping to launch his football career with the Baltimore Ravens. It was a happy ending [Read More...]

NY Giants Coach Tom Coughlin Grounded in Faith

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James Breig at St. Anthony Messenger magazine offers an extensive interview with New York Giants Coach Tom Coughlin, who led his team to the Super Bowl twice in recent years, about the influence of his Catholic faith on his life and career. Here’s an excerpt: As with most Catholics, Coughlin’s faith began at his Baptism, [Read More...]

A Knuckleballer’s Faith and Heart

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The following column was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello: If you’re into baseball, you’ve heard of R.A. Dickey. And chances are good that you’ve heard of him even if you’re not. On the other hand, you’re probably not familiar with the name of Eileen Lopez of Queens, N.Y. Yet she can lay serious claim [Read More...]


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