Genevieve Kineke
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Despite the existential body blows thrown at the family in recent decades, there is a template that might help to push back against the present confusion. In Biology 101, we learned that at the … more
Despite having been immersed for months in the highly-charged drama of another national election, when tempers cool we must revisit the eternal truths and reassess how competing ideologies have … more
In 1982, sociologists James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling introduced the “broken window theory” in “The Atlantic Monthly” magazine, suggesting that when small acts of … more
There is always considerable movement around us, and as we transition from the relative quiet of summer to a new school year, that movement intensifies—even to the point of agitation and … more
Take time this summer to ponder the simplest elements of nature and the humblest works of God As a child, I loved slipping into the yard early on summer mornings, when dewy webs cascaded … more
Recently, two young men identifying as women stood atop Connecticut’s high school podiums after their track victories, putting their competitors in an awkward situation. To grumble against the … more
We have before us the opportunity to dedicate a new year to the Lord; and amidst all the worthy secular resolutions, I would also recommend embracing anew the highest of religious duties—the call … more
In the Q&A period following a recent talk given at Notre Dame, renowned philosopher Alisdair MacIntyre mentioned a troubling arc in his conversations with students over the span of a long teaching … more
The “universal priesthood,” although misunderstood by non-Catholic Christians, has always undergirded the Church’s understanding of the right worship of God. Indeed, it was our first Pope who … more
The most perplexing aspect of the arguments surrounding abortion are the fundamental inconsistencies. After years of pushing for access to contraceptives and abortions, the proponents of the sexual … more
There is beauty and wonder in the season leading up to the Nativity, and a hushed reverence thereafter. We are called to embrace the God of True Light, who entered our world of sin and darkness. Many … more
In a large segment of the popular culture, there has been a disturbing analysis of recent events which tries to explain why there have been acts of reprehensible behavior, of violence, and betrayal. … more
The recent confirmation hearing of Amy Coney Barrett, a Law professor at Notre Dame who has been nominated to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, has revealed that many take exception to her remarkable … more
Many of us had music lessons in childhood. Hours dedicated to scales, rote exercises and simple songs which laid the foundation, introducing us to the challenging world of the arts. We progressed … more
Quite recently, a family lost a beloved son, a robust college student who suffered a tragic accident. There are no words to describe the anguish, and every time the story is shared, more hearts … more
Any sustained exposure to our secular media will show that the celebration of Christmas has little to do with Christ and everything to do with madcap escapades, debauched revelry, and wretched over … more
One of the beautiful things about aging is the wealth of experiences that becomes available, as they accumulate over the years—beyond our control, and sometimes far beyond our wildest expectations. … more
The recent observance of Father’s Day in America revealed the deepening fault lines about that vocation. The usual cards and commercials were endearing, social media genuflected to the occasion … more
The image of Jesus sweating blood in the Garden of Gethsemane is a sobering one. Never has anyone been known to sweat blood — no matter the degree of anguish, fear or sorrow endured. Over the … more
With the festivities of Christmastide, we have once again marked the arrival of the Word Made Flesh. As we celebrate his Baptism, we discover anew the astonishing truth of the Trinity, for with the … more
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