St. Gregory’s University is enrolling for the Certificate in Catechetics summer program June 9-10, June 16-17, and June 23-24. Students can attend three weekend courses, or sequentially over a three-year period. Cost is $50 per weekend or $150 for all three weekends. Tuition includes registration, a wine and cheese social, and continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Campus housing available for fee. Course credits transferable to degree programming. Register at www.stgregorys.edu/catechetics or call (405) 878-5100.
The conference will be 9 a.m. – 11:55 p.m. June 10 at Sycamore Springs Ranch, 12754 S. 442 Rd., Locust Grove. The topic deals with finding balance in the “Age of Noise.” Speakers include Bishop James Conley and Fr. Francis Bethel, O.S.B. Proceeds donated to Clear Creek Abbey. Visit www.theideaofavillage.com.
The 18th annual Midwest Catholic Family Conference is Aug. 4-6, at Century III, Wichita, Kan. The theme is “My Immaculate Heart Will Triumph.” Register at www.catholicfamilyconference.org or call (316) 618-9787.
The National Council of Catholic Women annual convention is Sept. 6-9 in Dallas with the theme: “Catholic Women: Living the Joy of the Gospel.” The early bird rate of $300 expires on June 30. Visit nccw.org.
Join Fr. Jim Caldwell, from the Diocese of Tulsa, on a pilgrimage to Holy Guardian Angels in Medjugorje Sept. 26-Oct. 5. Cost is $2799 from Oklahoma City. Visit www.trinitypilgrimage.com.
The International Pilgrim Virgin Statue will be in Oklahoma as part of the world Apostolate of Fatima U.S. Tour for Peace. The historic tour marks the 100th anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal. The tour will be at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima/St. Joseph, Bison, Oct. 13; St. Mary, Guthrie, Oct. 14; St. Monica, Edmond, Oct. 15; St. Damien of Molaki, Edmond, Oct. 16; Church of St. Paul the Apostle, Del City, Oct. 17; and Prince of Peace, Altus, Oct. 18.
Two Masses will be held Memorial Day, May 29, at the Resurrection Cemetery Chapel in Oklahoma City. Archbishop Paul Coakley will celebrate Mass at 8 a.m. and Archbishop Eusebius Beltran will celebrate Mass at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend as we remember the dead on this national holiday.