This year (2014) the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has four Jubilarians, Fr. Kevin Devlin and Fr. William B. Ross celebrated 60 years of priesthood, Fr. Jesus Sancho-Martin, OCD celebrated 50 years of priesthood and Fr. Paulose V. Kottackal celebrated 40 years of priesthood. In this video Fr. William B. Ross and Fr. Paulose V. Kottackal reflect back over their priesthoods.
Watch the transitional diaconate ordination of: Lance Warren, Danny Grover and Aaron Foshee. The ordination was June 7 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Oklahoma City.
"Go Make Disciples" is the new, five-year vision statement of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City.
"This vision will guide our archdiocesan family over the course of the next five years," Archbishop Coakley has said. "It is where we are going. It is the vision against which we will evaluate and justify our initiatives, programs, ministries and expenditures. It reflects who we are and what we do."
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The liturgical season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 5, and ends on Holy Saturday, April 19. Archbishop Paul Coakley offers his reflections on the meaning of this 40-day observance and provides practical advice to the faithful as to how best to prepare for Easter.
The major motion picture "Son of God" hits theaters Feb. 28. For Catholic-specific resources, visit SonofGodResources.com/Catholic.
New Catholic Relief Services chairman Archbishop Paul S. Coakley talks to CNS about the international agency's role in the church's overall mission.
On December 10, 2014, Pope Francis endorsed and helped to launch the Caritas Internationalis global campaign against hunger, in which Archbishop Coakley and the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City are also participating. To read more, please click here.
Last November, the U.S. bishops issued a call to prayer, penance and sacrifice for the sake of renewing a culture of life, marriage and religious liberty in our country. Since then, millions of the faithful have joined in monthly Eucharistic holy hours in cathedrals and parishes, daily rosary, special prayers of the faithful at Mass, fasting and abstinence on Fridays, and the second observance of a Fortnight for freedom. Have you joined the movement?
This video is of the 2013 priests Jubilarians from the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. In the video they talk about their faith journeys and their years as priests.
The USCCB recently released "Voices of Conscience," a 3:22 video that tells the story of healthcare workers who have been coerced to act against their consciences and urges viewers to support the Healthcare Conscience Rights Act.
Kevin Calvey, state vice chairman, of Oklahoman’s for Life was the MC for the 2013 Walk for Life OKC event March 25. In this clip Calvey talks about the four prolife bills that are being voted on in this legislative session. They are HB1588, HB2015 and HB 1403 and SB 915.
Archbishop Coakley blessed and dedicated the new Cottages at Saint Katharine’s in El Reno. The 16-unit memory care center was added to Saint Katharine’s Assisted Living Center, a retirement home that was opened in 2007 by Sacred Heart Catholic Church in partnership with the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City.
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Archbishop Coakley’s Lenten Message for 2013
Rose Day at the State Capital 2013.
James LaPorte, a Bishop McGuinness student and a member of Epiphany of the Lord parish, talks about faith
Archbishop Paul Coakley’s 2012 Advent Message