Sacred Music in Season

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.

Come and See weekend August 2018

The Benedictine Monks of St. Gregory’s Abbey in Shawnee have been seeking God in prayer and work, and lived in a stable community, since 1876. Is this the life to which God is calling you? Visit the abbey Aug. 10-12 for a Come and See weekend. Contact Fr. Boniface at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

RCIA - Edmond

A general information session about the Catholic faith will be 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Aug. 12 at St. John, 900 S. Littler Ave., Edmond. No cost, no obligation, childcare available. Regular classes begin 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Contact, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (405) 340-0691, Ext. 340; www.stjohn-catholic.org.

RCIA - OKC

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.

Welcome Mass, luncheon

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.

FOCCUS training

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.

St. Joseph’s Orphanage reunion 2018

The sixth annual reunion of former residents and staff members of St. Joseph’s Orphanage in Bethany and St. Joseph’s Children’s Home in Oklahoma City will be 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Aug. 18 at Trinity Gardens, Garvey Room, 3825 N.W. 19, OKC. All former residents, staff, their families and friends are invited. Bring old photos and memories to share. Lunch at Noon. Admission is free, but to ensure enough food for all, please RSVP by Aug. 13 to Jane Moon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (405) 526-2308.

Bishop McGuinness alumni trivia night

The 12th annual trivia night is Aug. 25 in the Bishop McGuinness commons. Registration 5:30 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., questions begin 7 p.m. Individual tickets $25, $250 for table of 10. Dinner included; cash bar available. VIP tables $350. To reserve a VIP table, contact Carly Tribbey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (405) 761-0997. Open to the public. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Register at www.bmchs.org or contact Carly Tribbey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Retrouvaille Sept. 7-9

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.

Surviving Divorce

The Surviving Divorce program offers hope, healing and community to those who have experienced the pain and loneliness of a broken marriage. This 14-week program is for the newly separated and divorced and those still struggling with issues many years later. It will help them answer their questions, restore hope and begin authentic healing. Classes begin Sept.10 and will meet 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. each Monday at St. John, 900 S. Littler Ave., Edmond. Contact Jason Zimdars at (405) 474-7639 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .