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Ordination at Clear Creek Abbey



On October 7, feast of the Most Holy Rosary was an ordination at Clear Creek Abbey. Two monks were ordained to the Diaconate and one to the Priesthood, by His Excellency Paul Coakley, Archbishop of Oklahoma City. This was the first such Ordination to take place in there abbatial church. See more pictures from the ordination.


Archbishop Coakley is now tweeting! Follow him on Twitter@ArchbishopOKC for periodic updates about his thoughts, whereabouts, and happenings in the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City.

Archbishop Coakley Addresses St. Gregory's University Graduates

Archbishop Coakley addressed the 2012 graduates of St. Gregory's University on Saturday, May 12.  St. Gregory’s University celebrated its 97th commencement exercise Saturday inside W.P. Wood Field House. Bachelor’s degrees were conferred on 114 graduates with an additional 34 receiving associate’s degrees and seven receiving master’s degrees.

Archbishop Coakley's commencement address is included below in its entirety.

"President Main, Abbot Lawrence, distinguished faculty, members of the university administration and board, members of the monastic community, students, alumni, friends and family, and most especially you, the St. Gregory’s University Class of 2012, it is a great pleasure and distinct honor to greet you on this joyful occasion and to offer a few words in celebration of today’s commencement exercises and your achievements.