We All Have Crosses to Carry

We All Have Crosses to Carry

By Susan Ciancio Every parent’s nightmare is losing a child. On Friday, we celebrate the feast day of a young woman who died too soon but who made an immense impact on the world during her short time here. Blessed Chiara Luce Badano was a young Italian girl who was...
Celebrate the Feast of St. Gerard Majella

Celebrate the Feast of St. Gerard Majella

By Susan Ciancio As adults, we often pray to discern the will of God, but do we teach our children to do so? Teaching them how to talk to God and to listen for His response is vital for their spiritual growth. One way to do this is to follow the examples of great...
Make Me an Instrument of Peace

Make Me an Instrument of Peace

By Susan CiancioMonday was a very special feast day—the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis was a young man who renounced his family wealth to follow Christ. His efforts started the beloved Franciscan order. Many know the story of how, when praying in front of...
31 Unique Ways to Celebrate Life This October!

31 Unique Ways to Celebrate Life This October!

By Susan Ciancio October is almost upon us! Crisp air, comfy sweaters, beautiful leaves, and apple picking are just a few of the things people enjoy this month. But did you know that October is Respect Life Month? Not only that, but it’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month...