Why Do They Do That?

Why Do They Do That?

By Susan Ciancio An important part of pro-life education is understanding the things we do as Catholics and the things we see on a regular basis. Sometimes we get so set in our routines that we don’t even question why we do things, what the names of certain things...
Combating Loneliness During Our Time of Crisis

Combating Loneliness During Our Time of Crisis

By Susan Ciancio Have you ever felt so alone that you wanted to cry? Have you ever been stuck somewhere all by yourself with no one to talk to? Loneliness is crushing. It can be almost debilitating. We’re all facing some degree of loneliness right now. This...
St. Joseph, Family, and the Culture of Life

St. Joseph, Family, and the Culture of Life

By Susan Ciancio Today we celebrate the feast day of one of the most important men in Catholic history—a man who has no recorded words in the Bible but whose actions speak louder than any words ever could. Today we celebrate St. Joseph, the foster father of Jesus. We...
Celebrating Sibling Saints: Jacinta and Francisco Marto

Celebrating Sibling Saints: Jacinta and Francisco Marto

By Susan Ciancio and Catherine Daub “Why doesn’t Our Blessed Lady show hell to sinners? If they could see it, they would never commit any more sins.” – Jacinta Marto On May 13, 1917, three Portuguese children who lived near a town called Fatima were blessed with the...
What Your Teens Don’t Know Can Hurt Them….and You

What Your Teens Don’t Know Can Hurt Them….and You

By Catherine Daub A year and a half ago, my 80-year-old father underwent emergency surgery for a ruptured aortic abdominal aneurysm where he had a less than 6% chance of survival. We all breathed a sigh of relief when he beat the odds and made it through surgery, but...