Blessing of Blessed Stanley Rother Chapel

A blessing of Oklahoma’s first chapel to be named in honor of Blessed Stanley Rother will be at 9 a.m. Dec. 21 at the Center of Family Love, Columbian Living Center, 635 West Texas Avenue in Okarche.  Archbishop Coakley will be officiating the Mass and dedication. A reception will follow.

Beatification Mass DVDs now available!

Are you looking for a special Christmas present or a memorable keepsake? The DVD set of the Beatification Mass of Blessed Stanley Rother is now available. Go online to

Suicide loss support

A new support group for people who have lost someone to suicide will begin at St. Francis of Assisi parish at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Meerschaert House, located on the parish campus just north of the church building. It will be a simple gathering in a caring, safe atmosphere, offering ways to cope and remember loved ones during the holidays. Call (405) 528-0485.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend January 2018

The next Oklahoma City Marriage Encounter Weekend is Jan. 26-28 at the Catholic Pastoral Center. Contact Rick and Bev Feller, (405) 323-9119, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Apply by Jan. 1 to receive 25 percent off of the $100 application fee (promo code: EarlyJan). Visit

Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast 2018

The second annual Celebrating Catholic Education Breakfast is scheduled for 7 a.m. Feb. 2 at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City. Join Archbishop Paul Coakley, Superintendent Diane Floyd, and educators from around the archdiocese to celebrate and support the 23 Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City.

Digital Church Conference

Digital Church Conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. April 26 at the Catholic Pastoral Center. Cost is $39pp, includes breakfast and lunch. Registration and breakfast begins at 8 a.m. One Day. Three dynamic speakers and limitless possibilities as you learn everything from perfecting your websites, to building your social network, to evangelizing online. Contact, (405) 709-2745, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Speakers Include:
Brandon Vogt: Catholic author, speaker, and new media expert
Matthew Warner: Founder and CEO of Flocknote
Josh Simmons: Founder and CEO of eCatholic

Artist Way Class

For anyone discerning a new path in life, looking to grow in faith and become a better version of themselves, there is the Artist Way Class. Facilitated by Katie Gordy, the 10-week class will be 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Jan. 11 through March 15 in the Council Room in the basement at St. John, Edmond. Babysitting available upon request at (405) 204-0598. Cost is $100 and participants need to purchase the book “The Artist Way” by Julia Cameron. Enroll by contacting Katie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/text (405) 627-6954.

Silent retreat on creativity

The Lenten retreat is a weekend where people can develop creativity, work on a project, discern their path or just rest and get closer to God. It begins at 9 a.m. March 2 and ends at Noon March 4 at the Catholic Pastoral Center, 7501 Northwest Expressway. Katie Gordy will facilitate and provide home cooked meals and will give three talks on the role of creativity in one’s spiritual life. Men and women are welcome. Contact Katie at (405) 627-6954, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Advent Day of Recollection

Young men in high school or college, who are considering the priesthood, join together for a day of prayer and reflection, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 21. at the Catholic Pastoral Center in OKC. RSVP to (405) 721-9351 by Dec. 19.

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House - Blessed Stanley Rother Memorial Building Gift Shop, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Dec. 9 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Okarche. Educational tour about Blessed Stanley Rother's life will be held at 11 a.m. in the church. Refreshments, door prizes and more. Great variety of gift items, including religious items, apparel and made in Guatemala items. Contact, (405) 263-7710.