Deaconess Pregnancy and Adoption will host their 11th annual Angels of Destiny fundraiser 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Aug. 30 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Funds raised at the event will fund free services the agency provides to expectant parents, adoptive and foster families and children. Tickets $125 for individual; $200 for couple. Includes dinner. Keynote speaker is Jim Caviezel, the actor who portrayed Jesus in “The Passion of the Christ” and Luke in “Paul, Apostle of Christ.”
Did you know you can help save a life? Catholic Charities encourages parishioners to participate in mental health awareness training. QPR is a free one-hour suicide prevention training that provides three simple steps to reach someone who may be feeling hopeless. Professional counseling also is available. Contact St. Joseph Counseling Center at (405) 524-0969.
Planning has begun for the annual Rite of Election ceremonies to be held at 2 p.m.; 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. the First Sunday of Lent, Feb. 18. The person in charge of RCIA must mail or fax the form sent to each parish by Jan. 26 with information about attendance and time preferences. Contact Mary Fahy, Office of Worship and Spiritual Life, (405) 721-5651, Ext. 158.
Join Archbishop Coakley, clergy and seminarians from the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City at the 2018 Archbishop’s Dinner in support of seminarian education at 6 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. Contact the Catholic Foundation of Oklahoma, (405) 709-2745, cfook.org/dinner.
To learn how to pray in-the-midst of daily life and to live more mindful of God’s love, care and guidance, consider the Retreat in Daily Life. Call with questions or to register July 1 – Aug. 31: Nancy Vargas, (405) 760-4640 or Danna Schweitzer, (405) 263-4472. The Retreat in Daily Life is a ministry of the Office of Worship and Spiritual Life of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City.