The Strength of a Mother’s Love

The Strength of a Mother’s Love

By Susan Ciancio Behind nearly every great son is a great mother. This weekend, we have the chance to celebrate both mother and son. Saturday is the Feast of St. Monica, and Sunday is feast of her son, St. Augustine. St. Monica prayed for many years for her wayward...
Start the New School Year with Pro-Life Education

Start the New School Year with Pro-Life Education

By Susan Ciancio American Life League’s Culture of Life Studies Program is a Catholic pro-life educational program for students preschool aged through high school. Our lessons cover a wide range of topics—from one-day lessons on saints; to handprint lessons with...
The Strength of a Mother’s Love

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...
‘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...
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...