Vespers for Consecrated Life

The archdiocesan celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life opened with a vespers service on Jan. 25 at the Catholic Pastoral Center. Priests, monks, brothers and sisters joined Archbishop Coakley for this event. Photos by Cara Koenig.

Sanctity of Life Mass 2015

Hundreds gathered at Our Lady's Cathedral in Oklahoma City to celebrate the Sanctity of Life. Jan. 22 marked the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the U.S. Archbishop Coakley presided at the Mass. Mary Homan, Mary Homan, director of ethics for Mercy West Communities, and Fr. Simeon Spitz, OSB, spoke after the Mass. Photos by Cara Koenig.

Martin Luther King Mass 2015

Archbishop Coakley celebrated Mass at Corpus Christi Church in Oklahoma City in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Jan. 17 event honored Dr. King with a Mass, matachines dancers, liturgical dancers and a tribute given by Garrett Eakers, a young member of Corpus Christi parish. Photos by Cara Koenig.

Fr. Kevin Devlin Funeral

Fr. Kevin Devlin's funeral was held Jan. 9, 2015, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Archbishop Coakley celebrated the Mass. Photos Cara Koenig.

RCYC 2014

Hundreds of teens from Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas participated in the 2014 Region 10 Catholic Youth Conference, held in Oklahoma City Nov. 21-23. Photos Cara Koenig.

Blue Mass 2014

The Blue Mass, which is for Law enforcement officials both local, city, state, and federal and for first responders, was held Sept. 29 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cathedral in Oklahoma City. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.


Red Mass 2014

The 2014 Red Mass was celebrated Sept. 27 at Our Lady’s Cathedral in Oklahoma City. The Red Mass is for those in the legal profession, members of the bench, bar, legislature, law enforcement, and government agencies. It is a request for guidance from the Holy Spirit for all who seek justice. It is traditionally held in the United States to coincide with the convening of the US Supreme Court. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic

Eucharistic Holy Hour, outdoor Eucharistic Procession and Benediction

More than 2,000 faithful attended the Eucharistic Holy Hour, outdoor Eucharistic Procession and Benediction, at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Oklahoma City Sept. 21, 2014. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.

Eucharistic Holy Hour and Procession

Archbishop Coakley celebrated a Eucharistic Holy Hour and Procession on Sept. 21, 2014. Photos Steve Sisney/Archdiocese of Oklahoma City.

Father Bruce Natsuhara's Funeral

Father Bruce Natsuhara Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Joseph Old Cathedral on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Father Natsuhara was assigned to St. Joseph Old Cathedral in Oklahoma City where he was serving at the time of his death. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.