Green Tie Gala 2014

 Each year Catholic Charities hostess it largest fundraiser, the Green Tie Gala. This year of 600 people were in attendance. It raised over $460,000 for Sanctuary Women’s Development centers and Holy Family Home. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.

Rite of the Elect 2014

Rite of the Elect is when those wishing to be Baptized or come into full communion which the Catholic Church are received at the Cathedral by the local Bishop. In our Archdiocese Archbishop Paul Coakley greeted the Elect at Our Lady’s Cathedral March 9. There were three sessions due to the fact that over 700 people will be received into the Church in the Archdiocese at Easter Vigil.  Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.

Sister Catherine Powers receives the prestigious Sorin Award

Alliance for Catholic Education recognizes Sister Catherine Powers, CND, with the prestigious Sorin Award March 11, 2014 at Mass at Sacred Heart Church in Oklahoma City.Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.



Catholic Charities Annual Mass and Awards

 Catholic Charities 2014 Annual Mass and Awards. This year after the Mass the newest addition to Catholic Charities was blessed, a Norman branch of the Sanctuary Women’s Development Center. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.

Konawa Celebrates 100 years

 Sacred Heart Church in Konawa Celebrates 100 years. Photos by Connie Summers/Sooner Catholic.

Anniversary Mass Couples

Yearly Archbishop Coakley invites married couples who are celebrating milestone anniversaries (25, 40, 50+) in the calendar year 2013 to attend a special Anniversary Mass. The Archbishop imparts his blessing and the local Catholic community rejoices in the example and commitment to the Sacrament of Marriage this year’s 90 couples have shown. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.

Permanent Deacon Ordination 2013

 Twelve men were ordained to the Permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City Oct. 18, 2013. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.

Deacon couple retreat

 This year’s deacon couple retreat was held at the Montserrat Jesuit Retreat House located in Lake Dallas, Texas, August 9 – 11. Father Ron Boudreaux, S.J. was the retreat master.

32nd Anniversary of Fr. Rother’s death

32nd Anniversary of Fr. Rother’s death July 28, 2013 Holy Trinity parish, Okla. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.

Emmaus Days 2013

Emmaus Days is a retreat for young men who would like to learn more about the call to the priesthood.