You Can Witness This Miracle Every Day

You Can Witness This Miracle Every Day

By Susan Ciancio “Mommy, I see it!” my then-six-year-old son whispered to me in Mass. “What do you see?” I asked. “The miracle.” I knew exactly what he was talking about because, just a few weeks earlier, I had explained to all my children that a miracle takes place...
Six Unique Ways to Grow Closer to God This Lent

Six Unique Ways to Grow Closer to God This Lent

By Susan Ciancio Lent is here! We now have an amazing opportunity to spend the next six weeks building our faith, growing closer to God, and shining the light of Christ to others. Some years it feels like we run out of ideas for Lent. We spend days beforehand...
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...
Thanksgiving Blessings

Thanksgiving Blessings

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Culture of Life Studies Program! Though this Thanksgiving may look different than past years, and family may be far, we know we still have so much to thank God for. The beautiful words of 1 Thessalonians 5:18 remind us: “In all...