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How do I protect my Kids from the Media?

How do I protect my Kids from the Media?

What rules do you have for how much your kids can watch television, play video games, text, or use a computer? Do you feel you have a good grasp of what your child is viewing online? How does your child respond to limitations on his computer or phone use? February 4, 2015, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Holy Family Cathedral School, Fourth Floor Ms. Katie Boudreau will give a short presentation and lead a discussion about the major forms of … Read entire article »

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March for Life: January 22

March for Life: January 22

The January 22nd Tulsa March for Life will begin with a Mass offered by Bishop Edward J. Slattery at Holy Family at 5:30 p..m. The March itself will begin at 7:00 p.m. from 8th Street and Boulder Avenue in downtown Tulsa, proceeding to Centennial Green, where the principal speaker will be veteran pro-life legislative leader Rebecca Hamilton. More information is at TulsaMarchforLife.com … Read entire article »

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Rector’s Message: January 2015

Rector’s Message: January 2015

by V. Rev. Jovita Okonkwo   HAPPY NEW YEAR OF GRACE! Happy New Year to all members of Holy Family Cathedral Parish and School! As we begin this New Year, I invite all our parishioners, both those living in Tulsa and outside town and even outside the state of Oklahoma to join me in thanking God for the gift of a new year. To live out the Church’s year of grace is an invitation to understand that we … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightstand: January 2015

Notes from the Knightstand: January 2015

BY MARTIN REIDY   I see that Janus is locking the door on 2014 forever more but he also can be seen opening the door to 2015 What portends I cannot tell but with faith in God all will be well!   Janus, in the Roman pantheon of gods, was the god of portals, or doors if you prefer, including possessing the keys to the gate of heaven among other responsibilities. Thus it is that the month of January is his month and being the two-faced … Read entire article »

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School to host “Knight of a Thousand Stars” Dinner & Auction

School to host “Knight of a Thousand Stars” Dinner & Auction

On January 30th, Holy Family Cathedral School will be having its annual Knight of a Thousand Stars Dinner and Auction. This year, the event will honor Msgr. Gregory Gier, Rector Emeritus, recognizing his commitment and dedication to Holy Family Cathedral School. Please join us at the Jazz Hall of Fame on January 30th at 6:00 p.m. Individual tickets are $75.00, and patron tables are available for $1250 (table of 10) and $1100 (table of 8). For … 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 resume on Sunday, January 4

Religious Education Classes resume on Sunday, January 4

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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