Make Me an Instrument of Peace

Make Me an Instrument of Peace

By Susan CiancioMonday was a very special feast day—the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis was a young man who renounced his family wealth to follow Christ. His efforts started the beloved Franciscan order. Many know the story of how, when praying in front of...
31 Unique Ways to Celebrate Life This October!

31 Unique Ways to Celebrate Life This October!

By Susan Ciancio October is almost upon us! Crisp air, comfy sweaters, beautiful leaves, and apple picking are just a few of the things people enjoy this month. But did you know that October is Respect Life Month? Not only that, but it’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month...
The Love of St. Teresa of Calcutta

The Love of St. Teresa of Calcutta

By Susan Ciancio This weekend, we will celebrate the feast day of a woman who spent her life caring for the poorest of the poor. Born Gonxha Agnes, she joined the Sisters of Loreto at the age of 18, where she took the name Sister Mary Teresa. Upon taking her final...
Pro-Life Lessons for the New School Year

Pro-Life Lessons for the New School Year

By Susan Ciancio Can you feel the excitement in the air? It’s nearly the beginning of another school year—another year to learn with your students, another year to see the wonder in their eyes, and another year to take control of their learning environment and make...