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Cancellations: RCIA class & Chastity talk on March 4

Cancellations: RCIA class & Chastity talk on March 4

Holy Family’s RCIA Class is canceled for Wednesday, March 4. The chastity discussion in the School scheduled for the same evening is also canceled. Bad weather may move through the area on Wednesday. Stay safe. … Read entire article »

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Fridays of Lent

Fridays of Lent

Fridays of Lent 7:00 a.m. Mass 12:05 p.m. Mass   5:05 Mass 5:30 Adoration, with recitation of the Rosary 6:30 Stations of the Cross, followed by Benediction 7:00 Dinner, followed by a movie with the Knights of Columbus   Lenten Dinners will be provided by the following parish groups: Holy Family Cathedral Women’s Club: Feb. 20 Knights of Columbus: Feb. 27 Home & School: Mar. 6 T.B.A.: Mar. 13 Religious Education: Mar. 27 *There will not be a Lenten Dinner on March 20 because of Spring Break and the Women’s … Read entire article »

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Are You Proud to be Catholic?

Are You Proud to be Catholic?

by V. Rev. Jovita Okonkwo   COMMUNICATING THE FAITH A week ago, the Universal Church entered the Holy Season of Lent. I was nicely surprised at the number of people who poured into the Cathedral, and I believe, many Catholic churches, to be signed with ashes on Ash Wednesday. Many felt very proud to carry our Catholic insignia of nothingness throughout the day. No one complained that I threw dusts on her or him. I actually got the … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightstand: March 2015

Notes from the Knightstand: March 2015

by Martin Reidy   I dressed myself in sackcloth and sat upon the ashes took a reed of thistle and laid on me 30 lashes,   Then said I; “My Lord - for my sins I’m done!” But the Lord replied ; “You’ve only just begun!”   Well! I thought I knew my sins - (I counted nearly ten!) but the Lord thought otherwise and said to, “Think again!”   I thought all my sins were thought & flesh- Oh, so little did I know! I never thought my words and deeds would condemn me … Read entire article »

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Universal Church celebrates “Year of Consecrated Life”

Universal Church celebrates “Year of Consecrated Life”

Pope Francis declared 2015 a Year of Consecrated Life to recognize the immeasurable contributions to the Church made by the 895,595* men and women who are professed members of religious orders. These are Catholics who feel called to live a life devoted to extra prayer and extra service for the rest of us. They forgo marriage and secular pursuits.   Where would the Church be without them? Pope Francis asks us, “What would the Church be without Saint … Read entire article »

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Bible Study group plans Summer Retreat

Bible Study group plans Summer Retreat

       The Bible as a Roadmap to Eternal Life is the subject of the Summer Retreat sponsored by the Holy Family Cathedral Bible Study Group on June 12-14, 2015 at beautiful Subiaco Abbey in Arkansas. Retreat Master Deacon Jerry Mattox will lead the classes and will point out the biblical routes we can follow in order to achieve unity with God. Everyone is welcome to come and not only enjoy the lovely Abbey and breathtaking scenery, … Read entire article »

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Snow: Servers Training & RE canceled

Due to snow and bad road conditions, both Servers Training and Religious Education classes are canceled for March 1. The Servers Training is rescheduled for March 8. … Read entire article »

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Parents: When is my child ready to date? CANCELED

Parents: When is my child ready to date? CANCELED

Due to the threat of snow, this event has been canceled. Stay warm.   March 4, 2015, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Holy Family Cathedral School, Fourth Floor What’s the best age to start talking about dating? How do I help my child have a positive experience dating? Discuss these questions with local parents and with Fr. Bryan Ketterer, associate pastor of Saint Benedict Church in Broken Arrow, on March 4 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Holy Family … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightstand: The history of Lent

Notes from the Knightstand: The history of Lent

By Martin Reidy If Candlemas be fair and bright come winter have another flight; If Candlemas bring clouds and rain go winter and come not again! And so goes the English folk song regarding Candlemas and the weather – but more on that later! Alas, alack! I am afraid that Candlemas is long forgotten in these modern times – probably because we no longer burn candles for lighting though that is not the origin of the Feast of Candlemas but … Read entire article »

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Local Artist creates Our Lady of Guadalupe triptych

Local Artist creates Our Lady of Guadalupe triptych

BY JOSEPH CHAVEZ It was a tremendous honor to have been chosen by Monsignor Gregory A. Gier for this most precious commission, honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe. My devotion to Our Blessed Mother is one that has only grown throughout the years. I have throughout my artistic career promoted Our Lady in my art and through my faith. I have brought attention to this most significant apparition in the New World. After many meetings and discussions, I … Read entire article »

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