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.

Recent Posts


‘Will We Become God?’ Asks Science Channel and Morgan Freeman

On Wednesday, July 9 (10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. Central), Science Channel's "Through the Wormhole" series, with host Morgan Freeman, asks the question, "Will We Become God?" The description for the... More

Jim Caviezel plays the title role in director Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ"

An Open Letter to Mel Gibson: How ‘The Passion’ Changed One Woman’s Life

[caption id="attachment_60042" align="alignnone" width="600"] Jim Caviezel plays the title role in director Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ"[/caption] When Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of ... More

Catholic Stephen Colbert tapped to replace David Letterman on CBS 'Late Show'

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

[caption id="attachment_60016" align="alignnone" width="600"] Catholic Stephen Colbert tapped to replace David Letterman on CBS 'Late Show'[/caption] Catholics who think their values are underrepre... More


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 and around t... More


‘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 his enemies. Sent beyond the pale of polite socie... More


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 amazing healings or people rescued from near-cert... More


‘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 blacklisting... More


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 had pictures on them. Reaching down and picking them u... More



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 overwhelming joy in which they vi... More


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 not going anywhere anytime soon. But let’s f... More



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