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  • Oklahoma artist brings vocation to canvas

    By Ted King
    The Sooner Catholic

    A trip to the hospital more than 20 years ago prompted Joseph Chavez to change his life from desk-work as a finance officer to renowned artist – a shift in vocation and spirit.

    Chavez is a multi-talented Catholic artist who has won hundreds of awards. One of his works is in the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City in Prague: a framed engraving of the Infant Jesus of Prague in the National Shrine of the Infant Jesus of Prague. The same engraving done with a different ink won second place in the 2016 Colors of Copper Competition

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  • Lawton’s St. Mary Catholic School keeps busy pace

    By Charles Albert
    The Sooner Catholic

    This small elementary school has been in existence for more than 100 years and is the only Catholic school in the southwestern part of the diocese. It shows no sign of slowing down and continues to run at full speed with a number of educational, school and community activities.

    For the past three years, the school has been led by its energetic and very busy principal, Nancy Post, and a small group of dedicated teachers. During this short time, Saint Mary’s has seen curriculum changes with the implementation of the nationally acclaimed STEM program,

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  • Norman’s Oasis missionaries return to Mexico

    By Judy Hilovsky
    The Sooner Catholic

    Saint Joseph in Norman is returning to Saltillo, Mexico, for its second mission trip.

    According to Lisa Todd, a mission leader, "Oasis is meant for a missionary who is open to seeing diversity, embracing new friends and contributing in a special way. We are called to learn from the people around us, continue our faith journey, grow in our relationship with God, and share our gifts and talents. The meaning of the trip will be different for every missionary. Its participants visit Saltillo hoping to be changed by seeing Jesus in the faces of

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  • Marriage encounter helps couples navigate life

    Marriage encounter helps couples navigate life

    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.

    This faith-based event was designed to teach married couples how to stay connected while navigating the struggles of daily life, marriage and parenthood. Couples will learn techniques for better communication, coping with outside pressures and creating a lifestyle that encourages a greater connection with each

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  • Registration open for spiritual enrichment day

    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.

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  • St. Gregory’s to host academic conference on liberal arts education

    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."

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