Recently, a new business has been gracing the art community of Oklahoma City, offering a variety of items including stationary, magnets and prints – all with a decidedly Catholic influence, all sold online from a home in northwest Oklahoma City.
Christ the King Catholic Church in Oklahoma City hosted the first Together in Holiness confer-ence on Oct. 29. Together in Holiness is a marriage enrichment initiative that inspires couples to grow together in holiness and empowers and equips parents to form their children in the Catholic faith. The conference began with Mass celebrated by Archbishop Coakley.
This year’s theme for the Catholic Charities Annual Appeal, “Christ has no body but yours, no hands no feet on earth but yours,” pertains to the seven Corporal Works of Mercy. Corporal meaning from the body, and mercy commonly meaning a gift or kindness. Something done from the body that is a gift of kindness. That is exactly the story of Promise Ekpe and his brother.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The National Religious Retirement Office announces that on Dec. 10-11, the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City will hold the annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection in parishes throughout the archdiocese.
On Friday, Oct. 14, several leaders of the Industrial Areas Foundation network had the rare opportunity to visit with Pope Francis at the Vatican. I was fortunate to be part of this group as pastor of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Oklahoma City and leader of the local IAF organization, VOICE.
“Saints Around the World” written by Meg Hunter-Kilmer and illustrated by Lindsey Sanders is an interesting book of a collection of saints and blesseds that would be appealing to teenagers and adults of all ages.
WASHINGTON — Calling upon Congress for “radical solidarity” with mothers and babies — both born and unborn — four bishops advanced an ambitious legislative and policy agenda that prioritizes the well-being of families in a letter to lawmakers.