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  • Beatification date official for Father Rother

    It's official! Praised be Jesus Christ! Archbishop Coakley received official word from Rome that Servant of God Father Stanley Rother will be beatified in September in Oklahoma City.

    More information will be coming soon in the Sooner Catholic, on social media and online at 

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  • Summer Camp Registration Open!

    Registration for Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Youth Camp is open. 

    To find the list of camp sessions, ages for campers and all registration information, click here. 

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  • Matthew Kelly Live!


    Are you thriving or just surviving? Are you ready for more energy? A deeper sense of purpose? More joy? A clearer understanding of God’s plan for your life?

    Join us for one of our Living Every Day With Passion & Purpose events. It’s not your typical church event! It has been a life-changing event for tens of thousands of people. Living Every Day With Passion & Purpose is presented by internationally acclaimed speaker and author Matthew Kelly and the incredibly talented musician Eliot Morris.

    Click here for special early-bird tickets and more information. 

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  • Annual Catholic Appeal 2017: "God's Light Shines Through Us"

    Thanks to the support of families in all parts of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, the 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal has raised more than $2.7 million toward the $3.5 million goal. Your financial gift supporting the appeal directly impacts the ministries and programs of the Church throughout central and western Oklahoma.

    Please prayerfully consider a pledge to the appeal by visiting or by calling the Office of Stewardship and Development at (405) 709-2745.

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  • Heritage Gallery Rother Exhibit

    Visit the Heritage Gallery at the Catholic Pastoral Center to learn about the life and mission of Servant of God Father Stanley Rother. Fr. Rother is scheduled to be beatified this fall in Oklahoma City. 

    The gallery exhibit features photos, Fr. Rother's chalice, personal items, his Bible, and letters to and from his family. 

    The gallery is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and on the following Saturdays 9 a.m. – Noon: April 22, May 20, June 17, July 29 and Aug. 19, at the CPC, 7501 Northwest Expressway.

    The exhibit is perfect for adult and student groups. Special tours arranged by calling (405) 721-5651, Ext. 141. 

    For more information about the Cause for Father Rother, click here.

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  • Pope Francis approves beatification of Father Stanley Francis Rother

    Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr and priest born in the United States to receive this official recognition from the Vatican! And of course the first from Oklahoma!

    The Vatican made the announcement Dec. 2. The recognition of his martyrdom clears the way for his beatification.

    For more information on Father Rother, click here.

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Annual Catholic Appeal 2017 Homily English

By Archbishop Coakley

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Annual Catholic Appeal 2017 Homily Español

By Arzobispo Pablo S. Coakley

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"God's Light Shines Through Us"




Annual Catholic Appeal 2017 HomilyPodcast
by Archbishop Coakley
Archbishop Coakley homily for the 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal
Date: 1/24/17
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May is Mary’s month

April 30, 2017

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley

“May is Mary’s month, and I muse at that and wonder why.” So begins Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poem, “The May Magnificat.” It is good for us to wonder also. May crownings, Mother’s Day, the Feast of the Visitation and the abundance of springtime growth all remind us of Mary’s special association with this beautiful time of year.

During the month of May, all creation is bursting with beauty and new life. Perhaps here is the reason that Mary is so easily associated with this season of abundance. May is a reflection of the continuing fruitfulness of Mary’s virginal womb.

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Mayo es el mes de María

30 de abril, 2017

Arzobispo Pablo S. Coakley

"Mayo es el mes de María, y reflexiono en eso y me pregunto por qué." Así comienza el poema de Gerard Manley Hopkins, "El Magnificat de Mayo". Es bueno para nosotros preguntarnos también. Coronaciones de Mayo, Día de las Madres, la Festividad de la Visitación y la abundancia del crecimiento primaveral nos recuerdan de la asociación especial de María con esta hermosa época del año.

Durante el mes de mayo de toda la creación está llena de belleza y nueva vida. Quizás aquí está la razón por la que María es tan fácilmente asociada con este tiempo de abundancia. El mes de mayo ofrece un reflejo visible de la continua fecundidad espiritual del seno virginal de María.

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