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...
You Don’t Stand Alone

You Don’t Stand Alone

Do you ever feel like you’re the only person in your social circle who believes in respecting every human person from creation until death? Are you afraid to speak up in your community, worried that your friends, family, and neighbors will think badly of you? It can...
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...