Catholic schools: Communities of faith, knowledge and service
National Catholic Schools Week: Jan. 29 – Feb. 4, 2017
National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2017 is Jan. 29 to Feb. 4.
The theme for National Catholic Schools Week 2017 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Schools typically observe the annual celebration week with Masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Through these events, schools focus on the value Catholic education…
The archdiocese’s annual celebration to honor the work of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held on Saturday, Jan. 14. Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Coakley.
Mass will begin at 5 p.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 1616 N. Kelly Ave., with a tribute to follow. The tribute will include performances by Holy, Corpus Christi youth dancers, the Corpus Christi choir and Young Achievers Academy. A tribute to Rev. King will be given by Alexander Eakers.
By Judy Hilovsky
The Sooner Catholic
Archbishop Coakley will preside at the Sanctity of Life Mass: “A Celebration of Life from Conception to Natural Death” on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m. at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 3214 N. Lake Ave., Oklahoma City.
There will be two presentations immediately following Mass, one for youth, “Price Check on Me — What's My Worth” by Fr. Christopher Brashears, and one for adults, “Spirituality of Caregivers” by Mary Diane Steltenkamp.
By Sally Linhart
The Sooner Catholic
Married couples in the Oklahoma City metro area will have an opportunity to strengthen their marriage and reconnect with their spouses during a three-day retreat. The Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend will take place Jan. 27-29 at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Oklahoma City.
By Marilyn Seiler and Mary Diane Steltenkamp
For the Sooner Catholic
The “Graces of the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola” is the title of a spiritual enrichment day for spiritual directors, those currently praying through Retreat in Daily Life, all those who have already prayed through RIDL, and anyone who might be interested in learning more about Ignatian spirituality.
The enrichment day is Friday, Feb. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Connor Center at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 3214 N. Lake Ave., in Oklahoma City.…
In conjunction with the inauguration of Michael Scaperlanda as the 16th president of Saint Gregory's University, SGU is hosting an academic conference March 20-21 with the theme of "Leisure and Labor: The Liberal Arts and the Professions."