Five Fun Facts About the History of St. Patrick’s Day

By , Copy Editor| March 15th, 2019|

St. Patrick’s Day is observed annually on March 17. It is a holiday celebrated around the world with large parades and parties in the center of many of the world’s largest cities. When we think of St. Patrick’s Day, we think of the color green and leprechauns. But the truth is St. Patrick’s Day is [...]

Five Things You Can Do for Lent This Year

By , Copy Editor| March 3rd, 2019|

What Is Lent? Lent is a time of reflection and preparation for the Easter season. It is a time to reflect on the human condition and on the goodness of God. It is a time to examine our hearts in light of the amazing love and grace demonstrated on the cross where Jesus laid down [...]

Seven Women to Celebrate During Women’s History Month

By , Copy Editor| March 1st, 2019|

The Beginning of Women’s History Month Women’s History Month began as Women’s History Week during which notable women in history were recognized and celebrated. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation that designated Women’s History Week as the week of March 8. “From the first settlers who came to our shore, from [...]

How Everyone Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day

By , Copy Editor| February 9th, 2019|

Valentine’s Day is sometimes referred to as “Single-Awareness Day.” But it doesn’t have to be. Whether you are married, divorced, dating, or single, there are many ways you can still have fun while celebrating this day of love. Depending on your stage of life, we have found different ways you can celebrate Valentine’s Day this [...]

Four Reasons Why We Should Celebrate Black History Month

By , Copy Editor| February 8th, 2019|

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans. It is also a time where we recognize the key roles African Americans played in U.S. history. In 1976, President Gerald Ford designated February as Black History Month. Today, countries all over the world also dedicate a month to celebrating Black History Month. [...]

Three Ways to Celebrate MLK Day

By , Copy Editor| January 16th, 2019|

As one of the most influential and inspiring leaders in our nation’s history, Martin Luther King, Jr., was a minister and civil rights activist that greatly impacted race relations in our country. Drawing upon his faith, King organized peaceful protests and delivered inspirational speeches, bringing messages of love, hope, and equality to all. His “I [...]