Columnists/The Christophers
Updated: August 24th, 2014
Justice and the rule of common sense
JERRY COSTELLO, The Christophers
Friday, 02 January 2015
Okay, now; let’s have a quick show of hands. How many remember the name of John Doar? If you don’t recall it at all, you probably didn’t live through the 1960s, the turbulent days of the civil rights revolution. But if the name stirs a memory or two, you remember a young lawyer who courageous...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 05 December 2014
“All is well, all is well / Angels and men rejoice / For tonight darkness fell / Into the dawn of love's light.” Those are the opening lyrics of three-time Grammy Award winner Michael W. Smith’s song “All is Well,” which is featured on his...
JERRY COSTELLO, The Christophers
Friday, 07 November 2014
The nice thing about Veterans Day is that it has a very democratic base for those it honors. All you have to do is serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. They don’t ask when you did, what you did or how you did it. You qualify, period. Of course, there a...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 03 October 2014
When Sarah Jane Donohue came into the world on June 5, 2005, she was a happy, healthy newborn. Five days later, she had two broken collarbones, four broken ribs and a traumatic brain injury that destroyed 60 percent of the rear cortex of her brain. W...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 05 September 2014
Jesus, Jimmy Stewart and John Paul II. Actor Jim Caviezel believes that all three of those men are reflected in Coach Bob Ladouceur, the character he plays in the new film “When the Game Stands Tall” (which opened Aug. 22). Inspired by actual ev...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Sunday, 24 August 2014
Jesus, Jimmy Stewart and John Paul II. Actor Jim Caviezel believes that all three of those men are reflected in Coach Bob Ladouceur, the character he plays in the new film “When the Game Stands Tall...
JERRY COSTELLO, The Christophers
Friday, 01 August 2014
Here’s something you might not have known: every day more than a thousand people are rounded up and sent away from this country, back to where they came from. In many cases, that turns out to be Mex...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 06 June 2014
With June’s focus on fathers and how they influence young people’s lives, I couldn’t help but think of a few moments on “American Idol” this season in which judge Harry Connick Jr. twice kic...
JERRY COSTELLO, The Christophers
Friday, 02 May 2014
There will be another Mother’s Day this year for Jackie Giblin Bardem. She suffered an unspeakable loss 18 months ago when her 7-year-old son, Daniel, was one of 20 student-victims of a shooter in N...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 04 April 2014
Kerry Weber’s adventurous pursuit of practicing mercy has made her life anything but boring. She volunteered with the Special Olympics in college and taught special education at a Navajo reservation...