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...
An Open Letter to Teens about Planned Parenthood

An Open Letter to Teens about Planned Parenthood

By Susan Ciancio As parents, we do our best to teach our teens right from wrong. We talk to them about religion and politics. We share the truths of the faith and the reasons why we believe as we do. But, at the end of the day, they are individuals who might choose to...
Endangered and Vulnerable

Endangered and Vulnerable

By Susan Ciancio At the 1994 National Prayer Breakfast, St. Teresa of Calcutta said: “I feel that the greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion, because it is a war against the child, a direct killing of the innocent child, murder by the mother herself. And if we...