Women Deserve Better

Women Deserve Better

By Susan CiancioIf you’re like me, you have been rejoicing since the news yesterday that the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. This will protect countless babies. The decision now goes back to the states to decide, with conservative...
As We Await a SCOTUS Decision, Education Is Crucial

As We Await a SCOTUS Decision, Education Is Crucial

By Susan Ciancio A 2019 article in the journal Children caught my eye this week. The authors were discussing child development as it relates to immigrant children. In the article, the authors state: The predicament of the young fetus in the womb of the refugee and...
‘And Jesus Wept’

‘And Jesus Wept’

By Susan Ciancio As parents, or as anyone who cares about children or their fellow human beings, we should be terrified. We should be angry. Yesterday we heard of yet another gunman going into yet another public place and killing yet more innocent people. This time it...
St. Joseph: A Model of Faithfulness

St. Joseph: A Model of Faithfulness

By Susan Ciancio St. Joseph was not just the foster father of Christ; he was the faithful husband who took care of Mary when she was expecting Baby Jesus. He supported Mary throughout her pregnancy and through Jesus’ birth. He protected Mary and Jesus when King Herod...
The Antidote to Abortion Violence

The Antidote to Abortion Violence

By Susan Ciancio As we witness the actions of many in our country today, we cannot help but feel disgusted and angry. One look at news headlines will show the violence, immorality, and rage that mark a society that has lost sight of God and His goodness and that...
Foster Care Helps Build a Culture of Life

Foster Care Helps Build a Culture of Life

By Susan Ciancio As Catholics, we know that the month of May is typically devoted to our Blessed Mother. And one of the very special feast days in May comes on the 13th, when we celebrate Our Lady of Fatima. That feast day commemorates Mary’s appearance to three...