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Holy Family Cathedral Welcomes Two New Deacons

Holy Family Cathedral Welcomes Two New Deacons

  The Diocese of Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma ordained 10 new deacons on June 17, 2017, here at Holy Family Cathedral. Deacons are called to serve the church in a special way, in the early church they were responsible for taking care of the widows and orphans. As ordained clergy they serve as the Bishop’s right hand, this  is why you will see them sitting on either side of the Bishop when he presides at mass. In … Read entire article »

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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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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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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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24 Hours for the Lord

24 Hours for the Lord

    The Diocese of Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma is once again offering  24 Hours for the Lord. The Cathedral will be open Friday March 24 starting at 5 p.m. through Saturday March 25 at 5 p.m. Pope Francis asked every Bishop in 2016 in the world to conduct 24 Hours for the Lord as a visible sign of God’s forgiveness. Pope Francis repeated this request for a day of confessions this year. There will be priests on … Read entire article »

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Holy Family Cathedral Welcomes Bishop Konderla to His

Holy Family Cathedral Welcomes Bishop Konderla to His

Holy Family Cathedral was happy to welcome Bishop Konderla home to his Cathedral. Bishop Konderla said mass this past Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the 10 a.m. mass. If you missed this special mass you can hear his homily here. You can find additional pictures of his visit here. Feel free to tag yourself. We are hoping that Bishop Konderla will be a frequent guest at his Cathedral.  … Read entire article »

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Our new Lumen Christi Pew Missals

Our new Lumen Christi Pew Missals

  1157    Song and music fulfill their function as signs in a manner all the more significant when they are “more closely connected… with the liturgical action, according to three principal criteria: beauty expressive of prayer, the unanimous participation of the assembly at the designated moments, and the solemn character of the celebration. In this way they participate in the purpose of the liturgical words and actions: the glory of God and the sanctification of the … Read entire article »

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When are the holy doors open? How do I get an indulgence?

When are the holy doors open? How do I get an indulgence?

During this Year of Mercy, Pope Francis wishes for all of us to experience God’s mercy. Pope Francis wants each of us to have a “moment of encounter with the mercy of God” through an indulgence. I wish that the Jubilee Indulgence may reach each one as a genuine experience of God’s mercy, which comes to meet each person in the Face of the Father who welcomes and forgives, forgetting completely the sin committed. To experience … Read entire article »

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All Part of God’s Great Plan: Father Stanley Rother

All Part of God’s Great Plan: Father Stanley Rother

Father Stanley Rother, former Holy Family associate pastor, is declared a martyr. “It is really something to be living in the midst of all this. There was another priest killed to the north of us. That makes three since the first of May. One was kidnaped, presumed dead. And what can we do about this? What can we do, but do our work, keep our heads down, preach the gospel of love and non-violence.” Father Stan Rother, 1980   Father … Read entire article »

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