CFO Golf 2014

The Catholic Foundation held their annual golf tournament to benefit Catholic school education was held June 9, 2014. Photos by Sarah Cooper/Sooner Catholic

Easter Vigil 2014

Easter Vigil marks the begging of the Easter Season for the Catholic Church. This year’s photos were taken at St. James the Greater Church in Oklahoma City. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic

Good Friday 2014

Good Friday is the day we remember Christ death on the cross. This year’s photos were taken at St. Patrick Church, Oklahoma City. Photos by Cara Koenig\Sooner Catholic.

Holy Thursday 2014

The Easter Triduum begins with Holy Thursday. This is the night we remember as Catholics when Christ founded the priesthood and he himself became the sacrifice of the Eucharist. These photos were taken at Corpus Christi parish in Oklahoma City. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic

Chrism Mass 2014

Chrism Mass is held in the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City on Tuesday of holy week. This is when the oils are blessed for the coming year for the whole archdiocese. It is also when the priests renew their vows to the archbishop. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic

Fr. Stanley Rother Good Shepherd award

The Father Stanley Rother Good Shepherd award is given out to priests who have been particularly good pastors and have given themselves to their people as Father Stanley Rother did. This year’s recipient were Father Mike Chapman and Father Roberto Quant (deceased). Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic

 

Oklahoma Vocations Festival

Oklahoma first Vocations Festival was held at the Catholic Pastoral Center on March 28 and 29. Fourteen orders, including the Nashville Dominicans, Jesuits and Sisters of Mercy, as well as diocesan priests, were represented over the weekend.  Photos by Sarah Cooper

 

Birth Choice Life of the Party

Birth Choice Life of the Party is the annual fundraiser for Birth Choice. It is a dinner and auction with a guest speaker, this year it was held at the Skirvin Hotel. 

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Choose Life Crosses

 This Lent the Challenge Girls Club of Edmond made and placed over 3,000 white wooden crosses in the front yard of St. John the Baptist Church in Edmond to represent the number of aborted children every day in the U.S. Photos provided.

Catholic Advocacy Day 2014

March 25, Catholics from across both the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and the Diocese of Tulsa came together at the State Capital for Catholic Advocacy Day. Both Archbishop Coakley and Bishop Slattery spoke on Religious freedom. The event was sponsored by Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City and Catholic Charities of Tulsa. 

Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.