Archbishop Coakley ordained Vuong “Vic” Son Luong into the transitional diaconate on Saturday, June 3, at his home parish, The Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, in Oklahoma City. Deacon Luong attends Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in Saint Meinrad, Ind.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Cristo Rey Oklahoma City Catholic High School has hired its founding principal and is on track to open its doors in fall 2018. Cody Yocom will begin his work at Cristo Rey OKC immediately and, together with school President Renee Porter, continue preparations for the school’s first class of students.
“This is a special opportunity for my family and me,” Yocom said. “Cristo Rey OKC educates the whole student. It is more than an education; it’s about giving them a future. We are going to reveal possibilities and open doors to success these students have never even imagined.…
By Dana Attocknie
The Sooner Catholic
SHAWNEE – Saint Kateri Tekakwitha has a place of honor at Saint Gregory’s Abbey in Shawnee. Each year, she is celebrated with a pilgrimage and powwow to highlight her life and the example she provided. This year’s Honor Dance is July 8, and begins with Mass at 3 p.m. in the Abbey Church, 1900 West MacArthur Street in Shawnee.
After Mass, there is a procession to the shrine of Saint Kateri on the Abbey grounds. This year’s principal celebrant will be the Most Rev. David Konderla, Bishop of Tulsa.…
OKARCHE, Okla. (May 16, 2017) – Early on the morning of May 10, the mortal remains of Venerable Servant of God Father Stanley Francis Rother were exhumed from Holy Trinity Cemetery in Okarche, Okla., and transported to Oklahoma City. As required by the Church for the beatification process, his remains were examined by medical professionals and re-interred in the chapel at Resurrection Cemetery in northwest Oklahoma City.