Everyone is invited to join St. Ann, 8492 State Hwy 17 in Elgin, for an afternoon of Sacred Music in Season, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Aug. 12, preceded by The Chaplet of Divine Mercy in song at 3:30 p.m. Join in for hospitality in the parish hall afterward. Donations will be accepted toward Birth Choice of Lawton.
An evening of inquiry to learn more about Catholicism will be 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. at Christ the King, 8005 Dorset Drive, OKC, on Aug. 14. No cost, no obligation. Contact, Jenni (405) 843-4766.
The St. Thomas More University Parish, 100 E. Stinson in Norman, will have a welcome Mass and luncheon for college students and parents at Noon Aug. 17. On Aug. 19, there will be a parish picnic following 11 a.m. Mass. Regular activities include, Sunday Supper for students following 5 p.m. Mass; College Night at 7 p.m. every Wednesday with food and fellowship, followed by 9 p.m. candlelit Mass; adoration 9 a.m. M-F, and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Annual activities such as camping trips, cookouts, retreats and holiday parties. Visit students.stm-ou.org and follow @OUCatholic on Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram.
The FOCCUS Pre-Marriage Inventory is a comprehensive, user-friendly tool for clergy, lay couples or professionals who help prepare couples for marriage. It is designed to help engaged couples appreciate their unique relationship, learn more about themselves and discuss topics important to their lifelong marriage by Facilitating Open Couple Communication Understanding and Study. The next FOCCUS training will be 8 a.m. Aug. 18 at the Catholic Pastoral Center, 7501 Northwest Expressway. Cost for manual is $50. Register at www.foccusinc.com. Contact Susan Givens at (405) 657-2211 or the Office of Marriage and Family Life Ministry at (405) 721-8944.
Retrouvaille helps spouses uncover or re-awaken the love, trust and commitment that originally brought them together. The program is highly successful in saving hurting marriages, even bringing reconciliation to couples who have already separated or divorced. The next weekend program is Sept. 7-9 at the Catholic Pastoral Center, 7501 Northwest Expressway. To register, call (405) 443-3541 or visit www.HelpOurMarriage.com.