Monthly Archives: October 2015

RIP Maureen O’Hara, 1920-2015

It was with great sadness and a deep sense of loss that we learned today of the death of Maureen O’Hara, who at 95 years of age was among the last survivors of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Miss O’Hara, who was born in Ireland, worked with … Continue reading

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The Power of Negative Thinking: “Theft” by Katherine Anne Porter

Katherine Anne Porter, a native of Texas, a writer of fiction, and an occasional Catholic who lived from 1890 to 1980, led a life to which the adjective “colorful” does only faint justice. Miss Porter is one of the many … Continue reading

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Mark Twain and the French Catholic Martyr

While the works of Mark Twain are read and acclaimed by readers of all creeds and beliefs, it is often harder for Catholic readers to embrace him with the enthusiasm so remarkable in readers of different persuasions. In book after … Continue reading

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