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.
By Steve Gust
The Sooner Catholic
Calling it "the Catholic way," Mount Saint Mary Catholic High School next year will start a program to teach children with special needs.
Principal Talita DeNegri announced the move in a letter to The Mount community earlier this year.
The outreach, called Cornerstone Inclusion Program, will put The Mount in some exclusive company. Of Catholic elementary and high schools in the country, the school will become the 15th to offer instruction for students with learning disabilities.
SHAWNEE – Saint Gregory’s University has been recommended in the 2017-2018 edition of “The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College,” a publication of The Cardinal Newman Society that recommends 29 Catholic colleges, universities and higher education programs for excellence in faithful Catholic education.
At Saint Gregory’s University, undergraduates increased 15 percent in five years, with exponential growth in the university’s new nursing program. Additionally, a new initiative focuses on “seamless education” from the liberal arts to career preparation.
By Diane Clay
The Sooner Catholic
More than 130 Catholic educators, clergy, parish and archdiocesan staff members, and victim advocates from the state Attorney General’s Office attended this year’s Safe Environment in-service training at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Oklahoma City.
The training was led by Ryan Foley, vice president of business development for Covenant Eyes and executive director of ePriest, a resource for Catholic clergy. Foley’s presentation “Pornography and Its Effects” provided statistics, resources and a practical guide to how pornography affects children, marriages and brain chemistry.