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Leah Darrow to speak at the Cathedral

Leah Darrow to speak at the Cathedral

Leah Darrow will speak at Holy Family Cathedral on November 23 at 3:00 p.m. Leah rose to national fame on America’s Next Top Model, then pursued a career in modeling in New York City. She currently travels the world speaking about mercy, conversion, human dignity, modesty, and chastity. Leah is particularly inspired to share these ideas in light of Blessed John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. The day before Leah comes to Holy Family Cathedral, she … Read entire article »

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Fr. Kerry Wakulich: Teaching your Kids to say YES

Fr. Kerry Wakulich: Teaching your Kids to say YES

Teaching Your Children to say “Yes” Father Kerry Wakulich Chaplain, TU Newman Center   November 5, 2014    7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Holy Family Cathedral School, 4th Floor   When you were a teenager, how was chastity explained to you? How did you explain chastity to your teen? What are the best ways to talk to a young man about chastity? Do you use different strategies with young women?   The Diocese of Tulsa recently surveyed hundreds of Catholics in eastern Oklahoma. They asked, “What is the … Read entire article »

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Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa to visit Holy Family Cathedral: Oct. 10

Icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa to visit Holy Family Cathedral: Oct. 10

The Black Madonna will visit the Garden of Hope and Holy Family Cathedral. The icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa (the Black Madonna) is reputed to have been written on Mary’s table top in her house in Nazareth by Luke the Evangelist. She has been credited with numerous miracles and healings – both of a spiritual and physical nature.  A beautiful copy of this icon has been blessed and consecrated at the monastery of Jasna Gora in … Read entire article »

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Dr. Cherie Hughes to sign her book about Saint Katharine Drexel

Dr. Cherie Hughes to sign her book about Saint Katharine Drexel

You may remember a year ago, when Saint Katharine Drexel visited our parish as part of our Centennial year. Dr. Cherie Hughes, the woman who dressed as Saint Katharine Drexel, recently wrote a book about the life of this American saint who turned away from her family’s wealth and became a missionary nun. She served untold numbers of Native Americans and African Americans, overcoming open hostility from the Ku Klux Klan. The book is titled Katharine … Read entire article »

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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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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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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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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. … 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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