If We All Just Stood Up

If We All Just Stood Up

By Susan Ciancio I watched the judge read the verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial on Tuesday, and I kept thinking to myself, If only he had just stood up. I couldn’t get that phrase out of my head: If only he had just stood up. How different things would be in...
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...
Modeling Our Lives After St. Gerard Majella

Modeling Our Lives After St. Gerard Majella

By Susan Ciancio We often pray to discern the will of God, but do we teach our children to do so? Today is the Feast of St. Gerard Majella—a wonderful saint who is a model of obedience, virtue, and piety. His life is a great example for us and our children of how to...