It's official! Praised be Jesus Christ! Archbishop Coakley received official word from Rome that Servant of God Father Stanley Rother will be beatified in September in Oklahoma City.
More information will be coming soon in the Sooner Catholic, on social media and online at www.stanleyrother.org.
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Visit the Heritage Gallery at the Catholic Pastoral Center to learn about the life and mission of Servant of God Father Stanley Rother. Fr. Rother is scheduled to be beatified this fall in Oklahoma City.
The gallery exhibit features photos, Fr. Rother's chalice, personal items, his Bible, and letters to and from his family.
The gallery is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and on the following Saturdays 9 a.m. – Noon: April 22, May 20, June 17, July 29 and Aug. 19, at the CPC, 7501 Northwest Expressway.
The exhibit is perfect for adult and student groups. Special tours arranged by calling (405) 721-5651, Ext. 141.
For more information about the Cause for Father Rother, click here.
Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr and priest born in the United States to receive this official recognition from the Vatican! And of course the first from Oklahoma!
The Vatican made the announcement Dec. 2. The recognition of his martyrdom clears the way for his beatification.
For more information on Father Rother, click here.