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March 4, 2021

Spring Comes to Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia A. Silecchia reflects on how the promise of spring, with the season's sense of resurrection and renewal, can inspire hope in eternal life.
February 22, 2021

Faith, Friendship, and Flourishing During the Pandemic

IHE Fellow Brandon Vaidyanathan presents his recent sociological findings on the connection between flourishing and faith during the pandemic.
February 19, 2021

A Question for Ordinary Times

IHE Fellow Lucia A. Silecchia thinks about what she hopes Lent 2021 will inspire in her and others: a unity of Christian belief and Christian works of mercy.
February 2, 2021

Common-Sense Common Good: Why We Should Root for a Financial Accountability Policy to Pass Its Customary Review

IHE Director of the Program on the Constitution and Catholic Social Doctrine Emmett McGroarty defends the current practice on restraining federal government settlement agreements as supportive of the common good and governmental accountability.
February 1, 2021

Science and Sight

IHE Fellow Peter Ulrickson ponders what makes scientific claims persuasive and what teaching science shows us about how we learn to accept scientific conclusions.
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.

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The Catholic University of America


620 Michigan Avenue NE
339 Caldwell Hall
Washington, DC 20064


202-319-5892
ihe@cua.edu

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