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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Kennedy appointed Saint Joseph High School principal

After months of carefully considering how to best uphold and continue traditions of excellence at Saint Joseph High School, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades chose last week to appoint John M. […]

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Holy Cross graduates sent out to ‘seek … love and serve’

“When God is present in our life and we live in His grace, we experience a certain joy and peace that this world cannot give and cannot be taken away […]

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St. Joseph, protector and provider for the Holy Family

In celebration of their patronal feast on March 19, members of St. Joseph Parish in South Bend gathered for Mass and a special reflection recounting the legacy of St. Joseph […]

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St. Joseph, protector and provider for the Holy Family

In celebration of their patronal feast on March 19, members of St. Joseph Parish in South Bend gathered for Mass and a special reflection recounting the legacy of St. Joseph […]

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At Notre Dame, Bishop Barron discusses challenges, strategies for cultivating faith among youth

Pope Francis’ recently issued World Youth Day message calls attention to the upcoming Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment,” and focuses on the reassuring words […]

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Men encouraged to trust God wholeheartedly

“What are you looking for? Do you want to be well? Do you love me?” These questions, first posed by Jesus in the Gospels, were presented anew to more than […]

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Individuals consecrate themselves to Jesus through Mary at ND Mass

“Behold your mother!” These words spoken by Jesus to the beloved disciple at the cross became a living reality on Dec. 7 for members of the University of Notre Dame’s […]

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Local effort reunites Iraqi refugee family

For many refugees, the process of entering the United States in search of a better life requires significant patience and perseverance. The journey can be even more difficult for families […]

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Red Masses slated for Oct. 2-3

In the upcoming days, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will once again celebrate the annual Red Masses for the diocese, an ancient tradition commemorating the ever-relevant necessity of upholding faith and […]

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Priest’s emails make case for the self-sacrificial love of Godly relationships

The challenges young men and women face in building relationships today seem increasingly daunting. Technological developments, even those meant to increase personal connectivity, tend to have the opposite overall effect […]

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Silence of Mary Home offers refuge for those in need

As a wife and mother of eight children, Kim Wyatt never viewed herself as a likely candidate to be called upon to oversee an organization dedicated to the care and […]

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Holy Cross College sets a bold course for its future

Amidst significant changes throughout the spring and early summer, the campus of Holy Cross College is now filled with optimism and enthusiasm as faculty, staff and students look to the […]