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.
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 http://stanleyrother.org/shop.
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.
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 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,
Brandon Vogt: Catholic author, speaker, and new media expert
Matthew Warner: Founder and CEO of Flocknote
Josh Simmons: Founder and CEO of eCatholic
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 - 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.