The Work of St. Margaret Bourgeoys Lives on Today

The Work of St. Margaret Bourgeoys Lives on Today

By Susan Ciancio Margaret Bourgeoys was born in 1620 in France. At the age of 20, she took part in a Marian procession and was so moved by the statue of Mary—who seemed to be looking right at her—that she knew she had to devote the rest of her life to God. She...
Gifting God and Others with Love

Gifting God and Others with Love

By Susan Ciancio Though Christmas has come and gone all too quickly, it’s likely that many of us are still enjoying the gifts we received or that we’re watching the people we love enjoy their gifts. Before Christmas, we spent hours searching for the perfect Christmas...
Begin 2022 with the Bible in a Year Podcast

Begin 2022 with the Bible in a Year Podcast

By Susan Ciancio Three hundred sixty-three days ago I started a journey—a journey filled with excitement, battles, conflict, burning bushes, and more. But most importantly, a journey filled with wisdom, heroes, and God’s love. This journey has taken me through nearly...
We Find Hope in a Stable

We Find Hope in a Stable

By Susan Ciancio One of my favorite Christmas songs is “Mary’s Boy Child” by a Euro-Caribbean group called Boney M. I like this song for many reasons: It’s joyful, it has a fun beat, it makes me feel happy, and it has some very poignant lines. One stanza in particular...