The transitional diaconate ordination 2014

 

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": A Vision for the Archdiocese of 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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Lent 2014

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.

Major motion picture "Son of God" hits theaters Feb. 28

The major motion picture "Son of God" hits theaters Feb. 28. For Catholic-specific resources, visit SonofGodResources.com/Catholic.

Archbishop Coakley on mission of CRS

New Catholic Relief Services chairman Archbishop Paul S. Coakley talks to CNS about the international agency's role in the church's overall mission.

Pope Francis announces global campaign against hunger

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.

A Call to Prayer

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?

2013 Jubilarians

 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.  

Speak up for conscience rights today!

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.

Walk for Life OKC 2013

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.

Blessing and dedication of St. Katharine Drexel new memory unit

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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Lenten Message for 2013

 Archbishop Coakley’s Lenten Message for 2013

Rose Day 2013


Rose Day at the State Capital 2013.

Year of Faith with James LaPorte

James LaPorte, a Bishop McGuinness student and a member of Epiphany of the Lord parish, talks about faith

Advent Message

 

Archbishop Paul Coakley’s 2012 Advent Message

Catholic Charities Centennial: Charity today, hope for the next 100 years

This video gives a short over view of the impact Catholic Charities has had in Oklahoma for the past 100 years.