Kate O'Hare

December 30, 2013

Music at Mass: Finding the Harmony of God and Man in Chant

Way back when, before political correctness seized control of schools, I had a high-school choir director who was red-haired, strong-minded and a dedicated atheist. This did
December 12, 2013

Turning Pink With Joy on Gaudete Sunday

Why is one candle not like all the others? Advent and its counterpart, Lent, are seasons of penitence. On the Advent wreath, the three purple candles
November 21, 2013

Mass Confusion: Liturgy – What Difference Does it Make?

I’ve been reading through the lively discussion under my last post about laity assuming the orans prayer posture during Mass. In it, I laid out arguments
November 15, 2013

Mass Confusion: Orans Is the New Black?

In the course of my reversion to the Faith, I had to re-educate myself about what went on at Mass. So, long before I ever sat
October 31, 2013

A Rosary For The Rest of Us

  While the rosary is not a requirement for practicing the Catholic faith, the importance of this Marian devotion to the faithful is profound. With praying