• Oklahoma men’s conference draws hundreds of faithful

    By Steve Gust
    The Sooner Catholic

    The 22nd annual Oklahoma Catholic Men's Conference proved to be a popular event, drawing hundreds of men from across Oklahoma to deepen their faith and become better husbands, fathers and men.

    This year's event, themed "Called to be Saints," featured four speakers who challenged the more than 900 men gathered to change their lives and draw closer to the Lord and their families.

    The conference was held March 3 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center in Norman. The event is put on by the Oklahoma Fellowship of Catholic Men, an affiliate of the National

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  • “We are brothers and sisters in Christ”

    By Dana Attocknie
    The Sooner Catholic

    GUTHRIE – A steady drum beat echoed throughout the lodge as Sister Kateri Mitchell, S.S.A., of the Mohawk Nation, gently played a hand drum and shared the life and example of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha.

    “In 1656, the heartbeat of this little Mohawk, Algonquin girl began,” Sister Mitchell said, “She was a beautiful little baby and her father, a Mohawk chief, called her sunshine.”

    The presentation was one of four at the second annual Prayer in the Four Directions conference on March 3 at Our Lady of the Lake Lodge in Guthrie. The retreat, “Being a

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  • Deacon Larry Sousa celebrates 40 years of following God’s call

    By Zak Boazman
    The Sooner Catholic

    On March 10, Deacon Larry Sousa of Saint Joseph in Norman celebrated 40 years of diaconal ministry.

    “My life was dedicated to God even before becoming a deacon,” Deacon Sousa said, “But I found myself asking, ‘How can I return this love You have given me?’”

    Despite his initial fears, the 31-year-old Sousa applied and was accepted as a candidate for the first permanent diaconate class in his diocese.

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  • Cristo Rey OKC announces Fr. Foshee founding chaplain

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Cristo Rey Oklahoma City Catholic High School announced Father Aaron Foshee will become the school’s founding chaplain. Father Foshee will serve as a spiritual mentor for the school and its students and will oversee weekly Mass. He will continue to serve in his current role as the associate pastor at Christ the King in Oklahoma City.
    Father Foshee was selected as Cristo Rey OKC’s school chaplain by Archbishop Coakley.

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  • Catholic Advocacy Day 2018

    Join fellow Catholics from across Oklahoma on April 24 at the state Capitol for Catholic Advocacy Day. Speakers will address key issues of concern by Catholics during the legislative session, with an opportunity to visit legislators.

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  • Registration open for Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Youth Camp

    The mission of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Youth Camp is to nurture positive Catholic values in young people and to provide campers a community of faith and fun in a safe environment.
    We promote the personal and spiritual growth in each young person by developing their prayer life, social skills, independence and respect for others.

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