Kate Veik

Kate Veik

Kate Olivera is executive producer of Catholic News Agency's podcasts: CNA Newsroom and CNA Editor's Desk. She has a BA in journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has worked at Catholic News Agency since 2012; and was previously a staff writer at The Catholic Voice in the Archdiocese of Omaha.

Articles by Kate Veik

Scott Hahn explores power of saints, angels in modern life

May 28, 2014 / 03:26 am

Noted Catholic convert and author Dr. Scott Hahn published a new book May 27 exploring the biblical roots and modern-day interventions of the angels and saints.

JP2's call for new evangelization bears fruit in lay initiatives

May 1, 2014 / 03:52 am

With more than 350 lay missionaries serving on over 80 college campuses, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has shown itself to be successful in finding new ways to bring the Gospel to the modern world.

Colo. parish looks to John Paul II in family-focused initiative

Apr 16, 2014 / 16:09 pm

Blessed John Paul II’s life and teachings on family and marriage are still bearing fruit, say members of one Colorado parish that has launched a family-friendly initiative inspired by the late Pope's example.

Editor shares life-changing Lenten challenge in new book

Mar 6, 2014 / 04:36 am

A New York-based Catholic editor says her experience with the corporal works of mercy two Lenten seasons ago transformed her understanding of charity and service.

Archbishop Kurtz sees 'great thirst' for Christ in US

Feb 25, 2014 / 04:28 am

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, says he has witnessed a strong desire for the Catholic Church among people in the United States.

Catholic youth congress highlights friendship with Christ

Mar 18, 2013 / 23:08 pm

Hundreds of high school students attended the 2013 Convivio Youth Congress in Connecticut March 8-10 to talk about the Christian faith, grow spiritually and consider the meaning of friendship today.

God draws greater good from evil acts, Aurora priest says at funeral

Jul 27, 2012 / 16:55 pm

In his funeral homily for a parishioner killed in the July 20 shooting in Aurora, Father Martin Lally said God allows evil things to happen in order to allow and inspire good.

Pastors of Aurora churches comfort, encourage parishioners

Jul 23, 2012 / 07:28 am

The pastor of an Aurora parish mourning the death of one of their own in a July 20 mass shooting, reassured parishioners of the hope they can find in Christ – even in the darkest times.

Mass in Aurora draws people seeking answers to tragedy

Jul 20, 2012 / 19:38 pm

In his homily following a July 20 mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila reminded a crowd of faithful that though there is evil in the world, there is also mercy.

49ers head coach describes joy of Peru mission work

Jun 26, 2012 / 05:04 am

It's not every day that children in Piura, Peru, learn to play American football from the coach of a National Football League team.