Kate O'Hare

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Kate O'Hare

A native of the Adirondacks and Saratoga Springs in northern New York State, journalist and fiction writer Kate O’Hare now lives in Los Angeles, where she’s on a neverending quest to find a parish in the L.A. Archdiocese with orthodox preaching, excellent traditional music and parking.

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Reagan, John Paul II, and the Popemobile That Never Was

If you happen to be visiting the Southern California area, head to Simi Valley, north of Los Angeles, home of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library. Situated on a hilltop with beau... More

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Fox’s ‘Bad Cop’ Drama ‘Backstrom’ Adds a ‘God Cop’ (Video)

I'll be keeping an eye on this character to see where he goes -- and there'll be more on this down the line -- but Fox's offbeat police drama "Backstrom," premiering Thursday, has added a pastor t... More

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NBC’s ‘A.D.: The Bible Continues’: The Greatest Story Not as Often Told (Video)

If there's one thing that spouses and producing partners Mark Burnett and Roma Downey (bottom row, center) learned during their hands-on promotional efforts for their History Channel miniseries "T... More

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Talking About ‘Killing Jesus’

On Jan. 7, at the biannual Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena, California, National Geographic Channel offered a press conference for its upcoming three-hour movie version of th... More

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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Christmas, Twitter and a Really Big Bunny

Astrophysicist and media personality Neil deGrasse Tyson was recently at the center of a Twitter spat, and I asked a question that sparked a response concerning it. Boy, did it ever. But first,... More

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‘Downton Abbey’ Season 5: A Catholic Creator’s Complex World

I've been plowing through season five of "Downton Abbey," the saga of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in early 20th-century Britain, which premieres on Sunday, Jan. 4, on PBS' "... More

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The Monks and the Airline — United, in Charity (Video)

From The New York Times comes this tale of a monk traveling abroad, a confused and clueless United, and the monk's brothers back home, struggling to remain in the charity of Christ in the face of... More

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The Prayer of Benjamin Watson: A (New Orleans) Saint’s Wish for the New Year

In late November, a Facebook post written by New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson -- a husband, father of four, son of a pastor and a devout Christian -- went viral. In a heartfelt and eloque... More

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With Child — A Small Miracle of Life, as Seen on Twitter

All I can say is wow, oh, wow ... A husband and wife deal with a heartbreaking and terrifying incident, which unfurled on Twitter. But then ... Read the rest here. Get tissues.... More

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Novel Is a Dickens of a Christmas Carol (Plus Cartoons!)

As I write this, it's the evening of Dec. 23, and the Christmas shopping and traveling rush is approaching maximum intensity. If you're still short one gift, I may have just the thing. Availabl... More


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