January 29, 2021

School Days in Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia A. Silecchia expresses her gratitude to her teachers and those who formed her early education during Catholic Schools Week.
January 27, 2021

The Crosses of Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia Silecchia reminds us that everyone we encounter has hidden crosses to bear, even those who hurt us.
January 4, 2021

The Cast of Ordinary Times

This month and new year, IHE Fellow Lucia Silecchia hopes for a greater appreciation for those friends, acquaintances, and strangers who have shown her love in all circumstances.
December 19, 2020

Beauty Comes to Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia Silecchia considers how the beauty of a Christmas tree, filled with ornaments old and new, mimics the messiness and beauty of life itself.
November 30, 2020

The Peace of Advent – and of Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia Silecchia notices that our subdued 2020 holiday season is the perfect way to celebrate Advent, the season of waiting and preparation for our Lord.
November 19, 2020

Together for Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia Silecchia reminds us that our Catholic belief in the communion of saints helps us remember our call to love those present and those absent around the Thanksgiving table this year.
November 9, 2020

The Divided Will of the American People

IHE Fellow Daniel E. Burns reminds us that, especially in an era of deep partisanship, we should resist the allure of legal fictions like "political mandates" and "The Will of the People."
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