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Holy Hour: Sunday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m.

Holy Hour: Sunday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m.

Bishop Slattery is leading a Holy Hour at Holy Family Cathedral on Sunday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m. to counter with prayer the Black Mass which will be happening in Oklahoma City at the same hour. Bishop Slattery said, “As most of you know, the devil worshippers who have planned to celebrate a Black Mass in Oklahoma City have returned the consecrated Host which they planned to desecrate. However they are going ahead with their plans … Read entire article »

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October 1: What Motivates Your Kid?

October 1: What Motivates Your Kid?

What Motivates Your Kid? – Blake Lawson, Youth Director, Church of St. Mary October 1, 2014    7:00 to 8:00 p.m.    Holy Family Cathedral School, 4th Floor How to Teach your Kids True Love: Modesty, Chastity, Purity for Today’s Parents   The Diocese of Tulsa recently surveyed hundreds of Catholics in eastern Oklahoma. They asked, “What is the most important goal the Church should pursue?” The most common answer was, “Help us pass the Faith to today’s children.” The Cathedral parish and school … Read entire article »

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The Joy of Being Your Priest

The Joy of Being Your Priest

by Rev. Msgr. Gregory A. Gier   My Dear Parishioners of Holy Family Cathedral: I have been asked several times to make a few reflections on our seventeen years together. I am sure whatever I say will be terribly inadequate to the depth of my feelings and love for all of you over these seventeen years. The first and foremost reflection comes with the name Monsignor James Halpine. As many of you know, I had known Msgr. Halpine since … Read entire article »

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Blood Drive: October 5 at Holy Family Cathedral

Blood Drive: October 5 at Holy Family Cathedral

The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a Blood Drive to be administered by the American Red Cross. Come to the Halpine Room in the Cathedral’s basement between 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on October 5. … Read entire article »

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Parish Celebration: Msgr. Gier’s 17th Year as Rector of the Cathedral

Parish Celebration: Msgr. Gier’s 17th Year as Rector of the Cathedral

On August 31, 1997, Father Gregory Gier was installed as the Rector of the Cathedral. Seventeen years later – August 31, 2014 – the parish held a special Reception to honor him. The reception began with delicious food catered by the Cathedral Women’s Club. Bishop Edward Slattery and Father Louis Obirieze spoke about Monsignor Gier. Holy Family Cathedral School Choir performed a number of pieces in honor of the Rector. Current Principal Leslie Southerland and past … Read entire article »

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Holy Family launches new ministry to Widows

Holy Family launches new ministry to Widows

Holy Family Cathedral is pleased to announce the formation of a church community dedicated to providing meaningful and practical, emotional and spiritual support for our widows. We will follow the program developed by Stand in the Gap Ministries. It calls for a prayer-based, small group movement. We will meet after the noon mass on Sunday, September 14th to learn more about this proven program, and our plans to offer this support at Holy Family. We will meet … Read entire article »

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Honoring Monsignor Gregory Gier: Seventeen Years at the Cathedral

Honoring Monsignor Gregory Gier: Seventeen Years at the Cathedral

  August 31, 2014 marks the Seventeenth Anniversary of Monsignor Gregory Gier’s installation as Rector of the Cathedral. The Cathedral invites everyone to enjoy a special reception in the Cathedral basement featuring delicious food, courtesy of the HFC Women’s Club. Photos from the last 17 years will be displayed. Monsignor Gier touched many lives these last 17 years. Let’s tell him thanks. … Read entire article »

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Sept. 2: How to Teach your Kids True Love

Sept. 2: How to Teach your Kids True Love

How to Teach your Kids True Love: Modesty, Chastity, Purity for Today’s Parents   The Diocese of Tulsa recently surveyed hundreds of Catholics in eastern Oklahoma. They asked, “What is the most important goal the Church should pursue?” The most common answer was, “Help us pass the Faith to today’s children.” The Cathedral parish and school are ready to help. Holy Family has invited priests, deacons, married and single laity to lead discussions on a chapter of Raising Pure … Read entire article »

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Holy Day Mass schedule: August 15, the Assumption of Saint Mary

Holy Day Mass schedule: August 15, the Assumption of Saint Mary

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary a holy day of obligation Schedule of Masses: Thursday August 14       5:05 p.m. Friday August 15            7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 12:05 p.m.,  and 5:05 p.m. … Read entire article »

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The Rector’s Report: Stations of the Cross add beauty and more color to the Cathedral

The Rector’s Report: Stations of the Cross add beauty and more color to the Cathedral

Dear People of Holy Family Cathedral, While many of us are enjoying the beauty of Oklahoma in the summer, we all get to see the beauty of our refinished Stations of the Cross. Cindy Webster is the artist who hand paints the Cathedral’s Paschal Candle. She worked closely with our former associate pastor Father Matthew La Chance in painting the rectangular imbrication on the walls of the nave. Cindy used a variety of techniques to prime, antique, … Read entire article »

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