Saint Gregory's Abbey hosted a celebration of the canonization of the first Native American, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, on July 14. The event began with Mass in the Abbey chapel at 3:00 p.m. celebrated by Archbishop Paul Coakley. From there, attendees made a pilgrimage procession to the Abbey's statue of Saint Kateri where prayers included the recitation of a novena to the Saint (begun July 6) written by Abbot Lawrence Stasyszen of Saint Gregory's,
Archbishop Coakley’s tour of the Moore May 20, 2013 tornado damage.
Fr. Quant’s funeral Mass, May 11 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cathedral. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.
We remember and celebrate the life of Father Roberto Quant 1960-2013.
Fr. Rother Guild Mass April 24 at St. Joseph parish, Ada. Fr. M. Price Grimes presided with Fr. Russell Hewes and Deacon Dennis Fine. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.
Easter Vigil at St. John Nepomuk church in Yukon, 2013. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.
Good Friday services at St. Joseph’s Old Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.
Holy Thursday Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Oklahoma City.
Chrism Mass was March 26, at Our Lady’s Cathedral. This is a Mass where all the Holy Oil for the year is blessed by Archbishop Coakley. Representatives from every parish will be present to take the Holy Oil back to their parish for Holy Thursday Mass. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.
Walk for Life OKC 2013 was held March 25. The walk started out at Our Lady’s Cathedral after Mass. It was a bitterly cold day but a few brave souls walked the 2 plus miles to the state capital to hear speakers and to talk to their legislators to support life and three prolife bills for this legislative session. Photos by Cara Koenig/Sooner Catholic.