All women are invited to the Central Region Council meeting on Oct 28 to celebrate Holy Women Saints with guest speaker Sheila Mueller. Mueller has taught on the lives of the saints and many other topics for the pastoral ministry program for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City as well as leads and teaches religious study groups around the metro area. This will be a wonderful preparation for the month of November as the Church celebrates All Saints Day and All Souls Day. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the program starts at 10 a.m. at the new Catholic Charities Building, 1232 N. Classen Blvd, OKC 73106. There will be a silent auction with items from different parish affiliates with the funds going to the Central Region’s outreach.
The St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School 31st annual Halloween carnival is 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Oct. 27, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School, 5000 N. Grove. Tickets can be purchased at the door; 4 tickets for $1. Contact the church, (405) 789-0224 for questions or if a business is interested in sponsoring a game booth.
The Archdiocese Substance Addiction Ministry (S.A.M.) is sponsoring a Twelve Step Spirituality Retreat with hopes of deepening our relationship with God and experiencing a sense of peace with and acceptance of ourselves. Anyone interested in or working a 12 step program is invited. There will be time for individual prayer and meditation.
This retreat is 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Catholic Pastoral Center, 7501 N.W. Expressway, Oklahoma City. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., coffee and lunch will be provided. Call the Office of Family Life, (405) 721-5651 x109, for registration.
A weekend experience for couples preparing for marriage: The Sacrament of Marriage is among the most serious and sacred of human commitments. The Church recognizes the importance of providing support to couples in meeting the contemporary needs of this human and Christian union between husband and wife. The Marriage as Covenant weekend provides a unique opportunity for a couple to gift themselves with the time to discover a method of intimate communication away from the distractions and demands of a busy world. The next program is Nov. 3-4, at the Catholic Pastoral Center, 7501 Northwest Expressway. To register, call the Office of Family Life, (405) 721-8944.
St. Ann Retirement Center is hosting a fall craft fair and open house 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at 7501 W. Britton Rd., OKC.
Mount St. Mary Catholic High School is hosting its annual come-and-go open house 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Oct. 29. Contact Richard, Maria or Jim at (405) 721-0747.
Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School will host its annual come and go open house for prospective students and parents 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Nov. 5.