2017 College Scholarship Award

2017 College Scholarship Award

Archdiocese Events

Discipleship with the Saints

 

A series called “Discipleship with the Saints” features presenters discussing fundamentals of discipleship as lived out by some of the Catholic Church’s greatest saints – July 17, The Venerable Servant of God Stanley Rother; Aug. 14, St. Teresa of Kolkata; Oct. 23, St. John Paul II; Nov. 13, St. Francis of Assisi; and Dec. 11, Mary, mother of Christ. All discussions 7:30 p.m. at St. James, 4201 S. McKinley, OKC. Presented by the Gospel of Life Disciples.

 

 Reds, Whites and Brews 2017

 

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City presents Reds, Whites and Brews at 6 p.m. July 27 at Cattlemen's Event Center, 1325 S. Agnew Ave., OKC. The event supports the homeless service of Sanctuary Women's Development Center in Stockyards City. Tickets $60. Visit redswhitesbrews.com.

 

 Rother prayer service

 

A prayer service recognizing the 36th anniversary of the martyrdom of The Venerable Servant of God Stanley Rother will be at 6:30 p.m. July 28 at St. Eugene, 2400 W. Hefner Rd., OKC. Personal reflections shared by Fr. Don Wolf, pastor at St. Eugene and cousin of Fr. Rother.

 

 Okarche Rother anniversary Mass

 

Join Archbishop Coakley for the 36th anniversary memorial Mass for Fr. Rother. It will be at 5 p.m. July 29 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 211 W. Missouri in Okarche. Following the Mass, visit the Knights of Columbus Carnival, Okarche Council 3220, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Holy Trinity parking lot. The event features hamburgers and hot dogs, inflatables and kids’ games, hay rides, dunk tank, bingo, raffle drawings and cash prizes, live band and karaoke. Sale items include Fr. Rother books, t-shirts and religious articles. Contact (405) 263-7930 or go online to www.holytrinityok.org.

 

 

Website for Fr. Rother beatification

 

For everything you need to know about Father Rother’s beatification, go online to stanleyrother.org. Father Rother’s beatification is Sept. 23 at the Cox Convention Center. No tickets required.

 

 Relationship communication workshop

 

During the workshop, participants will explore the origins of communication, recognize the value of improving skills, and discern the nature of conflict in various settings. The workshop is 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. July 29, at the Catholic Pastoral Center, 7501 Northwest Expressway. Lunch provided. Michelle Morris, an instructor for the U.S. Air Force and a college professor, will facilitate. Call the Office of Family Life, (405) 721-8944. Space is limited.

 

 Quo Vadis Days retreat

 

A four-day discernment retreat at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Youth Camp is for young men in high school and college who want to learn more about listening to God’s call in their lives, and to help determine if their vocation may be the priesthood. The retreat begins with Sunday Mass with Archbishop Coakley for the retreatants and their families on July 30, and ends on Wednesday, Aug. 2. Visit qvdays.org/register/archdiocese-oklahoma-city. Complete online registration by July 25. $20 registration fee. Call (405) 721-9351.

 

 

 

Archbishop’s Dinner 2017

 

Archbishop Coakley and the board of directors of the Catholic Foundation of Oklahoma invite you to attend the 2017 Archbishop’s Dinner at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, 7000 N.W. Grand Blvd. in Nichols Hills. Individual tickets $250. Proceeds benefit the St. John Vianney Fund, a permanent endowment supporting seminarian education for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. Call (405) 721-4115; cfookc.org/dinner.

 

 

 

St. Joseph’s Orphanage reunion

 

The 5th annual reunion of former residents and staff members of St. Joseph’s Orphanage in Bethany and St. Joseph’s Children’s Home in OKC will be 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Trinity Gardens, Garvey Room, 3825 N.W. 19, OKC. Afterward, guests invited to 5 p.m. Mass next door at St. Patrick. Admission is free. To ensure enough refreshments, RSVP by Aug. 7 to Jane Moon at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or (405) 526-2308.

 

 Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat

 

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, on Aug. 25-27, is an opportunity for any person dealing with the emotional and spiritual pain of abortion. The free retreat offers a profound opportunity to experience God’s love, forgiveness and compassion. Contact (405) 709-2708 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Pre-registration required. Participation confidential. Sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Family Life.

 

 

 

Holy Innocents' Chapel perpetual adoration

 

Holy Innocents' Foundation is seeking more adorers for the Holy Innocents’ Chapel next door to the Planned Parenthood abortion center in northwest Oklahoma City. Contact Toni Harrelson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (405) 341-2199.

 

 

 

Fr. Rother documentary trailer

 

The official English and Spanish trailers for the upcoming Fr. Rother documentary are available at stanleyrother.org. Parishes are invited to share.

 

 

 

Rother Heritage Gallery adds weekend hours

 

April 22
May 20
June 17
July 29
August 19

 

The Heritage Gallery is located at the Catholic Pastoral Center, 7501 Northwest Expressway, OKC.

 

The Heritage Gallery at the Catholic Pastoral Center, 7501 Northwest Expressway, is presenting “The Shepherd Cannot Run: A retrospective on the life of Father Stanley Rother.” The exhibit is open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and on the following Saturdays from 9 a.m. to Noon: July 29 and Aug. 19. The exhibit is free. Special tours arranged by calling (405) 721-5651, Ext. 141.

 

 

 

Pastoral Ministry Program

 

The fall 2017 schedule begins in August and includes “Theology and Methods of Ministry,” “Theology of Church” and “The Prophets.” Cost is $200 plus textbooks; personal enrichment/audit: $100 plus textbooks; and graduates of the program-continuing education (no credit given): $80 plus textbooks. Classes held at the Catholic Pastoral Center and video conferencing sites. To register, contact the Pastoral Ministry Office, (405) 721-4208, (800) 721-5651, Ext. 131, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Visit www.archokc.org/office-of-pastoral-ministry/home.

 

 

 

Catholic Women: Living the Joy of the Gospel  

 

Catholic women are invited to the National Council of Catholic Women 2017 Convention Sept. 7-9 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. Celebrate Living the Joy of the Gospel through liturgies, devotions and guest speakers. Contact Becky VanPool, (405) 834-3782 or visit www.nccw.org/2017AnnualConvention.

 

 

 

Volunteers needed

 

Matthew Kelly is coming to Oklahoma City for a special “Living Every Day with Passion and Purpose” event at the Cox Convention Center on Sept. 30. Volunteers are needed for different tasks ranging from distributing flyers to setting up the day of the event. Volunteers receive complimentary tickets. Go online to http://dynamiccatholic.com/mission/volunteer.

 

 

 

Our Lady of Fatima centennial tour

 

The International Pilgrim Virgin Statue will be in Oklahoma as part of the world Apostolate of Fatima U.S. Tour for Peace. The historic tour marks the 100th anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal. The tour will be at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima/St. Joseph, Bison, Oct. 13; St. Mary, Guthrie, Oct. 14; St. Monica, Edmond, Oct. 15; St. Damien, Edmond, Oct. 16; St. Paul the Apostle, Del City, Oct. 17; and Prince of Peace, Altus, Oct. 18.

 

 

 

Rosary for Life - Norman

 

Pray the Rosary for Life at 6:30 p.m. every Sunday at the abortion center, 2453 Wilcox Drive, Norman. In case of inclement weather, meet at the chapel at St. Thomas More, 100 Stinson St., Norman. Contact Connie Lang at (405) 249-1041, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

 

Rosary for Life - OKC

 

Sr. Maria, parishioners at St. James and community members gather every morning at 11:30 to pray the Rosary at 1240 S.W. 44 at the corner of S.W. 44 and Blackwelder Avenue near the abortion center. Anyone can participate.

 

 

 

Catholic Charities weekly Mass

 

Catholic Charities at 1232 N. Classen Blvd., OKC, will celebrate Mass at 11 a.m. every Friday in their chapel. Mass is open to the public.

 

 

 

Charismatic Catholic prayer meetings

 

Charismatic Catholic prayer meetings are held at 7 p.m. every Thursday at the Catholic Pastoral Center. Bring your Bible. Contact Toni Calvey at (405) 630-0539, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.spiritOKC.org.

 

 

 

Catholic young adults of OKC

 

Open to all young adults (ages 18-39, married or single) in the archdiocese. Visit our Facebook page (Catholic Young Adults of OKC) for events and information or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Formed - Online Resources

What Is FORMED®?

FORMED is a digital platform that gives your parish unprecedented access to video-based study programs, feature films, audio presentations, and eBooks from the Church’s foremost presenters. Whether your flock is fallen away or deeply engaged, at the parish or on the go, FORMED helps you reach them anytime, anywhere.

Unlimited Use for entire parish

STUDY PROGRAMS

300+ episodes of transformational video-based study programs including accompanying  study guides essential for discipleship
 
AUDIO PROGRAMS

48 life-changing Lighthouse Talks™ to inspire your faith and to share with others
 
MOVIES

40 captivating full-length feature films to bring families together
EBOOKS Dozens of inspiring eBooks to enliven your faith

STUDY GUIDES TAKE YOU DEEPER

Unlimited access to our beautiful, full color leader and study guides allows participants to move the message from head to heart. Using guides in small groups facilitates discussion, reinforces concepts,  and builds community.

 

To sign-in you will need a Parish Code: Ours is 92727d. Enjoy the amazing resources Formed.org has to offer you.