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...
Moral Courage in the Face of Adversity

Moral Courage in the Face of Adversity

By Susan Ciancio “I will die but I will not let you go in,” volunteer security guard Akash Bashir allegedly told a terrorist armed with an explosive device in 2015. That man was attempting to enter a Catholic church in Pakistan with more than one thousand people...
The Work of St. Margaret Bourgeoys Lives on Today

The Work of St. Margaret Bourgeoys Lives on Today

By Susan Ciancio Margaret Bourgeoys was born in 1620 in France. At the age of 20, she took part in a Marian procession and was so moved by the statue of Mary—who seemed to be looking right at her—that she knew she had to devote the rest of her life to God. She...