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Feast of Corpus Christi

Feast of Corpus Christi

    Today is the Feast of Corpus Christi – a feast day set apart to recognize the true presence of Christ in the Eucharist.   On Thursday the Parish hosted a traditional Corpus Christi procession. Over 150 people braved the heat and came out to walk with Jesus. . You can find more photos from the procession here. … Read entire article »

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Ordination Events for B.D. Tidmore and Jon Conro

Ordination Events for B.D. Tidmore and  Jon Conro

Holy Family Cathedral is blessed with its deacons. This year we are doubly blessed as our two newest deacons will be ordained on June 17 at 10 am. Please keep Jon and B.D. in your prayers are they prepare for this next step. There will be several events in and around ordination.  Seating at ordination will be very limited but we encourage you to attend one of the other events next weekend. Everyone is encouraged to … Read entire article »

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Join Us For a Traditional Feast of Corpus Christi Processesion

Join Us For a Traditional Feast of Corpus Christi Processesion

    The Feast of Corpus Christi celebrates the True Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. The feast was originally celebrated in 1246 in Belgium after Saint Juliana petitioned her bishop for a feast day outside of lent set aside for the Eucharist. In 1246 Pope Urban IV instituted the feast day for the entire church.  The Feast of Corpus Christi was established to create a feast focused solely on the Holy Eucharist. Holy Family Cathedral will be observing … Read entire article »

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Holy Family Cathedral Consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Last night, May 31 2016, the Feast of the Visitation, close to 200 people consecrated themselves and families to Mary after following along with our parish retreat of 33 Days to Morning Glory. Our Family Faith Formation Team organized the retreat and made everything possible.   What is consecration to Mary? Consecration to Mary has been around since the early centuries of the church. It was St. Louis Marie de Montfort that promoted the concept of total consecration to Mary. He said that for us to always be assured of being close to Jesus, even closer than ever before, we should go through Mary.  In our prayer of consecration we turned over everything to Mary our body our soul, our worldly goods even our good actions. By our consecration we promise to become … Read entire article »

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Monsignor Gier Celebrates Jubilee Anniversary

Monsignor Gier Celebrates Jubilee Anniversary

  Monsignor Gregory Gier the pastor Emeritus celebrated his 50th Anniversary of Ordination this weekend..Monsignor Gier was ordained a priest. Monsignor Gier was ordained some 50 years ago on May 27, 1967 in the Diocese of OKC, as Oklahoma was one diocese at the time. In 1971 he was assigned to Bishop Kelley and since then has stayed close to the Tulsa area, with assignments  in Bartlesville and Muskogee. Though he retired as Rector of the Cathedral in … Read entire article »

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Msgr Gier to Celebrate his Jubilee

Msgr. Gier to celebrate 50 years as a priest. It is hard to think of a time when we were not blessed by Msgr. Gier and that is because he has been a priest for 50 years. Gregory Gier was ordained to the priesthood on May 27,1967 by Bishop Victor J. Reed. His resume reads like  history of the Diocese of Tulsa, serving at over 1/2 dozen parishes including here at Holy Family Cathedral as rector. Not only has Msgr. Gier served parishes he has served as Chaplain to organizations throughout the diocese and on boards, including Catholic Charities and Porta Caeli House. As Rector Emeritus of the Cathedral he is now enjoying a retirement from administrative duties. Msgr. Gier is still active and says mass most weekends here at the Cathedral. Msgr. Gier … Read entire article »

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Divine Mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday

      What is Divine Mercy Sunday ? Divine Mercy Sunday is celebrated on the Second Sunday of Easter. It is based on the private revelations of St. Faustina Kowalska, which recommended a particular devotion to the Divine Mercy. Saint Pope John Paul the Second declared the second Sunday of Easter  Divine Mercy Sunday in 2000. The observation of Divine Mercy Sunday comes from the private revelations of St. Faustina. In her visions she saw Jesus as depicted … Read entire article »

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Triduum at Holy Family Cathedral – Holy Week

Triduum at Holy Family Cathedral – Holy Week

  The Triduum is the culmination of our Lenten Journey. Though it takes place on three days it is considered on liturgical event. We begin the Triduum with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday. This day is so special to Catholics because it is on this day Christ began the celebration of the eucharist and instituted  the priesthood. The mass of Holy Thursday also includes the ritual of washing feet. This is the last mass … Read entire article »

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Palm Sunday Masses and Traditions

Palm Sunday Masses and Traditions

Our Holy Week journey starts with Palm Sunday, a day of rejoicing and joy. This day commemorates the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. Palm Sunday Masses will be on Sunday April 9 at 8 am, 10am 12 noon and  5pm. For many this day is second to only the joyful celebration that is Easter.  Take home your blessed palms and put them in a special place in your home. Let them be a reminder of  our … Read entire article »

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