Christopher Lushis

Freelance Writer

Christopher Lushis is a freelance writer and photographer from Bethlehem, Pa. He is a graduate of both Holy Cross College and the University of Notre Dame, where he studied psychology and theology. He primarily covers news and events in the South Bend/Notre Dame area of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend in Indiana.

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New Holy Cross College president looks to the future

In 2017, the new leadership of Holy Cross College was entrusted to Father David Tyson, CSC. Under his direction throughout the last five years, the school has found financial stability, […]

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Two parishes debt-free thanks to efforts of parishioners, diocese

Overcoming long-standing debt can be a difficult task. At times, the payments can feel almost never-ending or impossible to conquer. For the past 20 years, parishioners at St. Adalbert and […]

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Twenty-five year priesthood committed to building Church

Through his 25 years of priesthood, Father J. Steele, CSC, has seen his life and ministry shaped by the people he has served. Originally from Alexandria, Virginia, Father Steele completed […]

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Men spurred to virtuous lives at Armor of God talk

The Armor of God movement, which was born out of a desire to lead men toward deeper holiness, ascetism and fraternity, strives to respond to the crisis of sanctity in […]

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Father Meyer prepares for ‘call within a call’

“A call within a call” was how St. Mother Teresa described God’s request of her to establish a new religious community in service to the poorest of the poor. A similar […]

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Stations of the Cross a means of sharing Christ’s suffering

The Stations of the Cross, the mini-pilgrimage along the road to Calvary offered at most parishes on Fridays in Lent, reveals to its participants the very heart of Christianity. Not […]

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Catholic social media platform aimed at helping men grow in faith

Social media platforms provide many advantages, including greater connectivity, quicker communication and heightened awareness of local, national and global events. However, as most have observed, these platforms have the potential […]

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Rorate Caeli Mass honors the faith of Mary 

Advent is a time of waiting, anticipating and keeping vigil for the coming of the Lord. For many, these preparations are often accompanied by candlelight, which illuminates homes with a […]

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Conformed to the image of Christ

“May the Lord give you His peace.” This customary Franciscan greeting has taken on new significance for LeeAllen Fortin, who was ordained to the Sacred Order of the Diaconate Nov. […]

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Father Arroyo Acevedo to depart for religious life in Puerto Rico

Since his youth, Father José Emmanuel Arroyo Acevedo has been seeking to follow the Lord in a unique way. Since 2019, he has served as the parochial vicar at St. […]

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Armor of God retreats inspire men to be mission-focused spiritual warriors

Although the current pandemic has brought many spiritual and social challenges, God’s grace remains deeply present and accessible for those searching after Him. In the face of countless events that […]

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Catholic dating — Finding the road to happiness, peace, joy and eternal life

When it comes to dating, an official “rule book” doesn’t exist. In fact, as the world changes, with communication and human relationships being continually redefined, how to date becomes increasingly […]