St. Marianne Cope: Serving Others with Compassion

St. Marianne Cope: Serving Others with Compassion

By Susan Ciancio This weekend, we will celebrate the feast day of St. Marianne Cope. St. Marianne was born in 1838 in Germany, but moved to New York when she was a toddler. She felt called to serve Christ and the Church, but had to help support her family when her...
The Harmful Effect of Silence

The Harmful Effect of Silence

By Susan Ciancio Today is the feast day of St. Hilary of Poitiers. Hilary was born a pagan in the early 4th century. But through his studies and his reading of the Bible, he realized that Catholicism made sense, and he felt called to convert. A few years after he...
10 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas

10 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas

By Susan Ciancio Christmas is nearly here! And though it may look different this year, no one can cancel the true meaning of Christmas. Indeed, you cannot have Christmas without Christ. Christmas morning often becomes a flurry of activity, with excited kids opening...