Vanessa is a communications coordinator in the Office of Public Relations and Communications for the Archdiocese of Toronto and former reporter and youth editor for The Catholic Register

You can follow her on twitter @V_Santilli.

When I first started thinking about what I would do for Lent this year, the last thing I imagined was a fast that would encompass 54 Fridays, running until Easter of next year.

Vanessa Santilli-Raimondo: My piano keeps my life in tune


There is a special type of panic that is reserved for watching your piano being maneuvered up three flights of stairs.