November 28, 2022

Trading Ordinary Times for Advent

By Lucia A. Silecchia Several years ago, I was standing in a checkout line behind two women deep in conversation. I couldn’t help overhearing that one […]
November 22, 2022

Travels Through Ordinary Time

By Lucia A. Silecchia “Over the river and through the woods …” “From Atlantic to Pacific, gee the traffic is terrific …” Popular songs in our […]
November 8, 2022

The Importance of Liturgical Life for Human Flourishing

By IHE Intern Noah Sell The role of the Liturgy in the life of a Catholic is something not often discussed. Although it is generally acknowledged […]
November 8, 2022

The Universal Destination of Goods

By IHE Fellow David Cloutier Saint John Paul II terms the universal destination of goods “the first principle” of the economic order, and Francis names it […]
October 31, 2022

The Patriots of Ordinary Time

By Lucia A. Silecchia On Veterans Day a number of years ago, a cafe chain offered a free coffee drink to any veteran who visited on […]
September 29, 2022

Saint Albert the Great on the Rosary

By IHE Graduate Scholar Meghan Duke On October 7 we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. St. John Paul II described the rosary […]
September 19, 2022

The Inheritance of Ordinary Time

In September, the Catholic University community gathered for our annual Mass of the Holy Spirit to mark the start of the new academic year. I prayed […]
August 26, 2022

The Right to Admit You’re Wrong

Michael Gorman School of Philosophy, CUA Few of us like to admit to being wrong.  We drag our feet before doing so.  Sometimes we don’t do […]
August 16, 2022

Navigating Ordinary Time

By Lucia A. Silecchia “Navigating home,” she said in that assertive, mechanical voice of a well-used GPS system. She calculated the way that would route the car […]