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Schedule of Christmas Masses & Solemnity of Mary Masses

Schedule of Christmas Masses & Solemnity of Mary Masses

The Masses of Christmas WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24 [The 12:05 pm Mass today will observe the Advent Weekday daily Mass.] 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Confessions 5:00 p.m. Children’s Mass 7:30 p.m. Vigil Mass 11:00 p.m. Christmas Carols 12:00 Midnight Mass with Bishop Slattery and Full Choir THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25 8:00 a.m. Mass 10:00 a.m. Mass with Motet Choir 12:00 p.m. Mass with Motet Choir [No 5:00 p.m. Mass] Mary, Mother of God: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31 [The 12:05 pm Mass today will observe the seventh day of the Octave of Christmas.] 5:00 p.m. Mass THURSDAY, … Read entire article »

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Is Sex Education healthy for my child?

Is Sex Education healthy for my child?

January 7, 2015 Is Sex Education healthy for my child? Mrs. Paulette Barnes   7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Holy Family Cathedral School, 4th Floor 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 … Read entire article »

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Religious Education Classes take Christmas Break

Religious Education Classes take Christmas Break

Holy Family’s Religious Education program is on Christmas Break. There will be no class on December 21 nor December 28 Classes will resume on Sunday, January 4, 2015. Many groups make possible our parish RE program. The teachers are great stewards of their time and talent, preparing for class Sunday after Sunday. The moms and dads who make sure their young ones are in class demonstrate their care and concern for the next generations of Catholics. The students who … Read entire article »

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2014 Coats & Blankets Drive

2014 Coats & Blankets Drive

Holy Family Cathedral has a reputation for charity. You donated hundreds of turkeys to Catholic Charities last month. They gave them all away to grateful families. Great job! December is the month when we collect coats, blankets, white socks, and white underwear. The collection takes place over two weekends: December 13-14 and December 20-21. If you wish to donate something, bring it to the back of the church and place it under the crucifix. The parish has been … Read entire article »

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Dec. 13: Downtown Tulsa Christmas Parade

Dec. 13: Downtown Tulsa Christmas Parade

Holy Family’s Knights of Columbus have an entry in Friday evening’s Christmas Parade in downtown Tulsa. Grand Knight Paul Louderback says that the parade will be televised on Channel 8. Our Knights’ entry has five parts: 4th Degree in regalia Nativity scene on a trailer GoLife van Knights and families walking with banners, flags, etc. Knights on Bikes   The Christmas Parade will be a little north of the Cathedral. Here’s their map. If you’re coming to the Saturday evening Mass at Holy … Read entire article »

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Fr. Jovita Okonkwo is the Cathedral Rector

Fr. Jovita Okonkwo is the Cathedral Rector

    Bishop Edward Slattery celebrated Mass in a packed Holy Family Cathedral as hundreds of the Faithful came to see the new Rector of the Cathedral. Very Reverend Jovita Okonkwo became the Rector at the 10:00 Mass on the First Sunday of Advent, November 30. The Mass of Installation was followed by a Reception provided by the Cathedral Women’s Club.   This is a reprint of Fr. Jovita’s words at the end of that Mass.         On this … Read entire article »

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RCIA members become Catechumens and Candidates

RCIA members become Catechumens and Candidates

  “Dear candidates, I mark you with the sign of Christ’s cross. The whole community welcomes you with love and stands ready to help you.”     At his final 10:00 Sunday Mass at the Cathedral, Father Louis Obirieze administered the Rite of Acceptance to the RCIA class. This class has been meeting weekly since the beginning of September. They have reached the point in their formation where the Church invites them to become Catechumens, those preparing for Baptism, … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightsand: Two Christmas Stories

Notes from the Knightsand: Two Christmas Stories

BY MARTIN REIDY Ringing bells, twinkling lights “Noel” sung come each night children filled with much delight Santa’s sleigh in hasten flight all compose the season’s sights to recall a Star shining bright leading all from Heaven’s height to a stable where by God’s might a Child is born to become the Light to save mankind from sinful blight so comes again our Christmas Night! And, indeed, Christmas is upon us once again! In fact it has been upon us since October! A few days prior … Read entire article »

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UPDATED: Mass schedule change for Wednesday, December 10

UPDATED: Mass schedule change for Wednesday, December 10

Fr. Bill Swift’s funeral Mass will be at Holy Family Cathedral on Wednesday, December 10 at 11:00 a.m. Because of that funeral, there will be no noon Mass Wednesday, 12/10 in the chapel. Monsignor Gier agreed to say the 12:05 p.m Mass this Wednesday. It’s back on the schedule. … Read entire article »

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Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Monday, December 8 is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is a holy day of obligation. Holy Family Cathedral will offer this Mass schedule: MONDAY, DECEMBER 8 7:00 a.m. Mass 9:00 a.m. Mass 12:00 p.m. Mass 5:00 p.m. Mass … Read entire article »

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