Build a Culture of Life Using St. Teresa’s Example

Build a Culture of Life Using St. Teresa’s Example

By Susan Ciancio In Matthew 25:34-36, Christ teaches: “The king will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father. Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you...
Why We Must Protect Christ in the Eucharist

Why We Must Protect Christ in the Eucharist

By Susan Ciancio Do you remember the joy you felt on the day of your First Communion? This long-anticipated day was so incredibly special that family members came from near and far, you excitedly dressed up in a fancy suit or stunning white dress, and you happily...
Free Will Is a Gift

Free Will Is a Gift

By Susan Ciancio Bad things happen—even to good people. It’s a tragic and often heartbreaking part of life. When they happen, people tend to doubt God—or even His existence—and ask questions such as: Why would God allow this to happen? Where is He? Doesn’t He love me?...
Who Is the Jehoiada in Your Life?

Who Is the Jehoiada in Your Life?

By Susan Ciancio A guidepost. A sign. A stoplight. A map. A compass. GPS. What do all these things have in common? They provide us with direction. They keep us from wandering aimlessly or from going somewhere dangerous. We need these things in our lives to keep us...
6 Inspirational Quotes about Fatherhood

6 Inspirational Quotes about Fatherhood

By Susan Ciancio This weekend, we celebrate all the dads in our lives. It’s not only a time to honor them, but it’s a time to seriously reflect on the importance of fatherhood. The Bible tells numerous stories about fathers who lead their families as God commands. One...