Articles by Sean Ater

Sean Ater

How Catholic is Halloween?

At first blush, Halloween seems to be the most un-Christian holiday on our calendar. What could be Christian about a night filled with witches, vampires, monsters, and everything dark,...

Sean Ater

The unusual Cincinnati connection to the "Hail Mary" pass

Football season is upon us! For Bengals fans that means many of us will be reciting extra prayers for our team as we wonder if God...

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share a spark

There is so much negativity on social media. It is easy to get sucked into the drama. It is also easy to only use your social media for selfish purposes. We spend way to much...

Sean Ater

Pope gives TED talk. Is this the talk of his life?

The supremely popular TED Conference is famous for tapping the world's leading thinkers and doers and asking them to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). The supreme...

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catching foxes: not your typical Catholic podcast

If you consume any type of Catholic media you know that it all kind of blends together after a while. It’s not that there isn’t really good stuff out there; it’s just all fits...

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a piece of the true cross and parts of dead saints - just a day trip away!

A short two-hour drive north from Cincinnati and a one hour drive north from Dayton will get you to one of the most unique chapels in our area. The...

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what's your secret créche?

Everyone has a favorite créche! Also known as a Nativity Scene. Even if you do not attend church very often the Christmas Créche is probably a staple in your Christmas decorations....

Sean Ater

[Video] carpool karaoke: who did it better?

Who says Catholics can't have fun? The carpool karaoke craze has hit the Catholic Church. Help us judge who does carpool karaoke better: Catholic nuns or Catholic priests? Nuns ...

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5 ways the Catholic Church can help you vote on Tuesday

No matter which side of the isle you are on, we can all agree that this election season has been a wild ride. We have been encouraging everyone to “Civilize...