Kate O'Hare

May 16, 2014

Colbert, O’Brien, Kimmel, Fallon, Daly, Gutfeld, Wilmore — Catholics Rule the Night

Catholics who think their values are underrepresented in the media are probably right, but that’s not for a lack of baptized Catholics in front of the
April 15, 2014

Can Father Kelly’s ‘Hallelujah’ Begin Healing Catholic Ireland’s Heart?

Why has one Irish priest’s soaring rendition of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” during an April 5 wedding at Catholic church in County Meath spread like wildfire through Ireland
April 12, 2014

‘The Passion’ on Palm Sunday: ‘Before every Resurrection, there is a Crucifixion’

It’s a story Hollywood loves and knows well. The hero rises to the heights but stumbles due to his own shortcomings, which are also exploited by
March 26, 2014

The Sicilian Nun, the Teary-Eyed Italian Rapper and Other Little Miracles

One of the great gifts of the Internet is the ability to see little miracles from around the world. And they’re not always Marian apparitions or
March 13, 2014

‘The Passion of the Christ,’ Mel Gibson and Hugging the Cactus

On Tuesday, March 11, at the entertainment-news site Deadline.com, journalist Allison Hope Weiner offered an impassioned plea to Hollywood agencies and studios to end their “quiet
February 28, 2014

Sometimes, You Find a Scapular …

One day, while walking through a wet grocery store parking lot in Los Angeles, I spied a couple of green fabric squares on the ground that
February 21, 2014

MASS CONFUSION: WHEN YOU GET NO KICK FROM CATHOLICISM

In listening to many convert stories on my way back to the Church, and even since, I’ve heard people recount miraculous or near-miraculous incidents, moments of
February 3, 2014

Purell® After the Sign of Peace: How to Avoid Mass Infection

Cold and flu season has been upon us for a while now, and with brutal winter temperatures repeatedly slamming the Eastern half of the country, it’s
January 21, 2014

St. Paul and the Road to Damascus in Each of Us

I’m a first-time RCIA sponsor at my parish – God help it and me – and this was the week that the catechumens and candidates stood