Reflecting on the Triduum

Reflecting on the Triduum

By Susan CiancioFr. Mike Schmitz once said that “there’s no greater life that can possibly be lived than the life as a Catholic Christian.” And in the life of a Catholic Christian, there’s no more sorrowful nor more joyous a week than Holy Week. As we approach the...
Begin 2022 with the Bible in a Year Podcast

Begin 2022 with the Bible in a Year Podcast

By Susan Ciancio Three hundred sixty-three days ago I started a journey—a journey filled with excitement, battles, conflict, burning bushes, and more. But most importantly, a journey filled with wisdom, heroes, and God’s love. This journey has taken me through nearly...
Who Is the Jehoiada in Your Life?

Who Is the Jehoiada in Your Life?

By Susan Ciancio A guidepost. A sign. A stoplight. A map. A compass. GPS. What do all these things have in common? They provide us with direction. They keep us from wandering aimlessly or from going somewhere dangerous. We need these things in our lives to keep us...
A Life Rooted in Christ

A Life Rooted in Christ

By Susan Ciancio On June 11, we celebrate the feast day of St. Paula Frassinetti. Paula was born in Italy in 1809 and grew up the third of five children. Her mother died when she was nine, leaving her—as the only female—to take care of the house. From the time Paula...