5 Ways to Grow Closer to God This Lent

5 Ways to Grow Closer to God This Lent

By Susan Ciancio Today is Ash Wednesday—the beginning of our Lenten journey. More than once over the past few days you have probably heard: What are you giving up for Lent? Maybe you have even asked yourself that. At my house, popular things to give up include sweets...
5 Ways to Trust Like St. Peregrine

5 Ways to Trust Like St. Peregrine

By Susan Ciancio Saturday is the feast of St. Peregrine. St. Peregrine is known as the patron of those with cancer, but also the patron of those with other illnesses as well. His is a beautiful story of faith and of putting trust in the Lord. St. Peregrine Laziosi was...
The Annunciation

The Annunciation

Two thousand years ago an angel appeared to a humble Jewish girl named Mary to ask her if she would be the mother of God. It wasn’t a command; it was a proposal of God’s love for His people. With Mary’s fiat—her “yes” to the will of God—she changed the course of...