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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Diane M. Clay
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With the new abortion facility open in southwest Oklahoma City, a few blocks from Saint James parish and other churches, Fr. Pruett, Sr. Maria, parishioners at St. James and community members are gathering every morning to pray the Rosary.
Anyone can participate.
May God bless the children and the innocent.