Catholic men's conference 2018

The 22nd annual Catholic Men's Conference, “In The Father's Footsteps XXII,” will be March 3 at Embassy Suites Conference Center, Norman. Visit www.catholicmen.net.

Come and See weekend March 2018

The Sisters of St. Joseph Monastery “Come and See” Monastic Moment Weekend is March 23-25. Open to women between ages 18-35 who are considering a religious vocation. No charge. Contact Sr. Marie Therese at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Thanksgiving Dinner, Bazaar - Harrah

St. Teresa of Avila, Harrah, will host the annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Bazaar 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Nov. 18, at 1576 N. Tim Holt Dr.  An Early Bird Bazaar will be held on 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Nov 19. Everyone is invited. Cost for the dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Carryout available. Contact Bernadette Klimkowski, (405) 454-2871, or Debby Birdsong, (405) 650-4662.

Oklahoma Catholic Women's Conference 2018

Registration is open for the 2018 Oklahoma Catholic Women's Conference. The early bird price is $50 until Dec. 1. The event will be at the new Edmond Conference Center on March 10. Conference speakers include Immaculée Ilibagiza, María Ruiz Scaperlanda and Donna Heckler. Register at www.ocwconference.com or on the Facebook page. 

Byzantine Icon Art Show

Holy Family, Lawton, hosting a free Byzantine Style Icon show 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Dec. 1 in Kirk Hall. Features work of local iconographer Beverly Layton and others. Brief presentation about iconography as well as a guided tour of the larger icons in the church and chapel. Light hors d’oeuvres served. Contact (580) 536-6351.

Bishop McGuinness annual dinner, auction

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School’s 2018 annual dinner and auction “McGuinness Rocks On” will be 6 p.m. Feb. 2 at The Criterion, 500 E. Sheridan Ave., OKC. Proceeds benefit school’s work grant program (tuition assistance) and additional school projects. Will honor long-time McGuinness supporters Jay and Susan Johnston. Auction chairmen are Shannon Hill and Julie Naifeh. Visit www.bmchs.org.

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat December 2017

Rachel’s Vineyard is a safe place to rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion. The Dec. 1-3, retreat offers a supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment where painful emotions are recognized, and reconciliation and self-forgiveness occur. You are not alone. No cost. Pre-registration required. Contact (405) 623-3844 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pilgrimage to France

Join Fr. Ray Ackerman and Fr. John Peter Swaminathan on a Pilgrimage to France June 18-29, 2018. Visit the incorruptible saints Bernadette Soubiros, John Vianney, Catherine Laboure and Vincent de Paul. Visit holy sites associated with their lives in Nevers, Paray Le Monial, Villefranche sur Saone, La Salette, Grenoble, Le Puy, Chartres, with two days in Lourdes and four days in Paris. All-inclusive with roundtrip flights from OKC, breakfasts and dinners, daily Mass, deluxe lodging, all site admissions. $4,549.00 pp. $300 pp deposit required by Feb. 13. Balance due April 4. Contact Melani Roewe, (405) 642-8139, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Pilgrimage to Italy, Sicily

Fr. Carl William Janocha and Fr. Daniel Grover will lead a pilgrimage to Italy and Sicily, Nov. 5-16, 2018. The trip is $3,779 per person, including airfare from OKC, four-star hotels, most meals and more. Sites include Palermo, Agrigento, Siracusa, Taormina, Sorrento, Pompeii and Rome. Traveling north to the Eternal City of Rome, stops at many examples of Ancient Greek and Roman Architecture at the remains of some of wonderful temples, amphitheaters, and villas. Also, we will get to ascend still-active Mt. Etna. Before reaching Rome, we will have the opportunity to visit the famous ruins of Pompeii.  A $400 deposit is required. Contact Fr. Carl Janocha at (580) 395-2148 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for brochure.

Catholic faith conference

The “Catholic Faith Conference: Catholicism Beyond the Pew,” is Jan. 19-20, 2018, at the Wichita retreat center. The event features nationally recognized Catholic speaker Jon Leonetti. Keynote speaker is Theodore Papadopoulos. Space is limited to the first 150 registrants. Contact the Spiritual Life Center at (316) 744-0167 or go online to slcwichita.org.