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Memorial Day Mass moved to St. Bernard’s

Memorial Day Mass moved to St. Bernard’s

Update: The Memorial Day Mass scheduled for Calvary Cemetery this Monday, May 30, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. will be celebrated at St. Bernard of Clairvaux, 4101 East 101st Street at 8:30 a.m. instead of the cemetery. Please join Bishop Edward J. Slattery as we honor the brave men and women who have served in the military and remember those who died while serving. All are welcome. Catholic cemeteries are places of hope and remembrance.  Jesus said, … Read entire article »

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Welcome Bishop-elect David Konderla, fourth bishop of Tulsa

Welcome Bishop-elect David Konderla, fourth bishop of Tulsa

Tulsa’s new bishop This morning, the Holy Father Pope Francis accepted the retirement of Most Reverend Edward J. Slattery, third bishop of Tulsa. The Pope appointed Father David Konderla from the Diocese of Austin as the new bishop of the Diocese of Tulsa. Bishop-elect Konderla will be ordained and installed on June 29, 2016 at a large venue in Tulsa so that everyone may attend. Very Reverend Jovita C. Okonkwo, Rector of the Cathedral, and the priests, … Read entire article »

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A New Bishop means a new Coat of Arms

A New Bishop means a new Coat of Arms

Bishop Slattery’s coat of arms has been displayed on the left side of the Cathedral’s high altar for twenty-two years. Bishop-elect David Konderla is busy preparing to become the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Tulsa. Among the many tasks on his “to do” list is to create his episcopal coat of arms. When he is installed as our bishop, his coat of arms will be placed beside the diocesan coat of arms and displayed in … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightstand: Summer 2016

Notes from the Knightstand: Summer 2016

by Martin Reidy   Ordained a simple priest and assigned to dear HF he shook up Rev. Halpine he really must confess!   He also changed the way many things were done and pizza at the Rectory was but only one!   He was like a comet a flash across the land for in a blink was gone to shake up the Vatican!   He rose up thru the ranks- a Monsignor soon by name and with a Papal “Thanks!” an Archbishop he became!   But he forgot not dear HF and being grateful, understand he offered Holy Mass as … Read entire article »

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THURSDAYS at the Cathedral: Corpus Christi Procession on May 26

THURSDAYS at the Cathedral: Corpus Christi Procession on May 26

One Week Only: THURSDAYS at the Cathedral presents a traditional Corpus Christi procession on Thursday, May 26. We will begin with Evening Prayer in the Cathedral followed by a procession around the cathedral campus featuring Eucharistic devotions at temporary outdoor altars decorated by various parish groups. There is no gathering on Wednesday, May 25. Rather, come to Holy Family on Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. for the Corpus Christi procession. … Read entire article »

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School Grows in Population and Spirit!

School Grows in Population and Spirit!

by Leslie Southerland, Principal, Holy Family Cathedral School It is with great thanksgiving that I write to you today to report on the state of our parish school, Holy Family Cathedral School. The 2015-2016 school year saw our population grow to 180 students. This year we welcomed 25 new families into our community, including 6 new Burmese families. As our population has grown, so has our spirit. Our families have raised over $50,000 dollars for the school … Read entire article »

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Father Jovita: Who Needs Conflict?

Father Jovita: Who Needs Conflict?

by Very Rev. Chukwudi Jovita Okonkwo, Ph.D. As we draw close to the final weeks of our Easter celebration, the end of the school year and the beginning of summer, I’ll like to reflect on the impact of the resurrection experience in forming intentional Catholic disciples. The resurrection was a deeply shattering experience for the apostles and the early Church. The truth of Jesus’ resurrection needed to be told amidst all the maneuvering by the authorities … Read entire article »

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Wednesdays at the Cathedral: Catholic Parenting

Wednesdays at the Cathedral: Catholic Parenting

Wednesdays at the Cathedral continues on May 18 with an affordable dinner at 5:30 and all programs beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Adult Education class features a panel discussion on Catholic Parenting. The Youth Group will meet in the School’s Library. RCIA and the children’s Religious Education classes will continue. … Read entire article »

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Totus Tuus returns to Holy Family in 2016

Totus Tuus returns to Holy Family in 2016

Great News! We are happy to announce that this summer Holy Family Cathedral will be hosting Totus Tuus July 24-29. Totus Tuus, which means “Totally Yours” and was Pope St. John Paul II’s papal motto, is a summer catechesis program similar to vacation bible school, but more substantial and solidly Catholic! This year’s curriculum, which is taught by a team of energetic Catholic young adults, focuses on the theme of Knowing God. Totus Tuus 2016 flyer that … Read entire article »

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