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  • Blue Mass 2016

    Join Archbishop Coakley to bless and honor those who serve our communities as law enforcement, firefighters, first responders and their families. 

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  • Safety & Peace In the Family

    Father Charles Dahm, O.P., from the Archdiocese of Chicago, will speak about domestic violence outreach and how to help children and families.

    The event is ideal for parish staff, educators, counselors, pastors, parents and grandparents. The event is sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Family Life and Office of Safe Environment.

    Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (405) 709-2750.

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  • Choose Life - Live Mercy

    Join Archbishop Coakley, Pastor Walter Hoye, Fr. Pruett, Sr. Maria and the faithful of Oklahoma City to walk peacefully in prayer for the dignity of every human life at the new abortion facility in southwest Oklahoma City.

    For more information, call (405) 636-6800. For directions to St. James the Greater Catholic Church, click here.

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  • New survey for Catholics in archdiocese

    What is important to you, and why?

    The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City seeks your opinion about stewardship and development efforts throughout the diocese.  Please help shape the future of the Church in Oklahoma by giving feedback HERE.

    Please respond by Sunday, Sept. 18. 

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  • Unity Walk, prayer service uplifts Christian community

    More than 1,000 faithful from multiple Christian denominations gathered Aug. 15 in downtown Oklahoma City for the first-ever Unity Prayer Service and Walk. The event provided an uplifting opportunity to pray, sing and praise Jesus in response to a satanic ritual performed in the city and against violence and hatred around the world.

    Rev. William Novak, vicar general for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, welcomed the crowd.

    “I stand here tonight with leaders and representatives from many Christian denominations and faiths. We are all brothers and sisters unified in peace and in prayer. As we stand here in this particular place, we are reminded what evil has done to our city and the lives it has destroyed, but we are also aware of the good that rests in every human heart; good that overcomes evil; that seeks healing and community and peace. We ask God to dispel all darkness and evil of every kind from our city, our nation and our world.”  

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  • Support the Sooner Catholic!

    To help us continue the archdiocese's ministry through the Sooner Catholic newspaper, please consider giving to the Sooner Catholic Campaign with a gift of $25, $50 or more. 

    Your gift makes it possible for all parishioners, including those on a fixed income, to receive the newspaper at no cost.

    To pay online, go to: https://archokc.weshareonline.org/ws/opportunities/SoonerCatholicCampaign

    May God bless you, and thank you so very much for your support! 

    Yours in Christ, 
    Diane M. Clay
    Director of Communications
    Editor, Sooner Catholic

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Deacon Gary Peterson's homily on AdventPodcast
by D. Clay
Deacon Gary Peterson's homily on the meaning of Advent - Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, Edmond
Date: 11/29/15
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Election Day is approaching: what are we to do?

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley       October 2, 2016

In little more than a month, American citizens will be going to the polls to elect local, state and national leaders, and to weigh in on many questions that will help shape our society for years to come. The right to vote is a precious thing. It is a privilege that we never can take for granted. Even more than a privilege, however, voting is a moral responsibility for those who are eligible to vote.

Admittedly, like many other people, I am more than ready for the campaign season and Election Day to be behind us. It has been deeply disturbing. The quality of candidates that we voters have to choose from for certain offices is far less than we might have hoped and certainly far from consistent with many of the historic values and aspirations of this great nation. For Catholics who take seriously their public responsibilities and seek to integrate their deeply held religious beliefs with their civic duties, we are faced with a more difficult discernment than in any election in recent memory. At the top of each ticket, we are faced with deeply flawed candidates. (That shouldn’t come as a great surprise, however, since all of us are flawed and sinful human beings.) Some Catholics who I have spoken with are so disheartened by our choice of candidates for president that they are considering staying home on Election Day.

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Ojos abiertos, puertas abiertas, corazón abierto

 Arzobispo Pablo S. Coakley        18 de septiembre de 2016

Durante la semana del 5-10 de septiembre la Arquidiócesis de Oklahoma City recibió líderes de la Asociación Católica Nacional de Discapacidades. Jan Benton, directora ejecutiva de NCPD, por sus siglas en inglés, y Esther García, NCPD administradora de programas y actividades de divulgación, estaban aquí para ayudarnos en la evaluación de las necesidades de las familias y las personas con distintos tipos de discapacidad y formular una respuesta más eficaz a estos importantes miembros de nuestras parroquias.

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