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Dec. 9: Cardinal Rigali will speak at Holy Family Cathedral

Dec. 9: Cardinal Rigali will speak at Holy Family Cathedral

Cardinal Rigali His Eminence Justin Cardinal Rigali is coming to speak at Holy Family! He is the retired archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and previously the Archdiocese of Saint Louis. Cardinal Rigali will visit our parish on December 9 as part of that evening’s Wednesday at the Cathedral. Is there a question that you’ve always wanted to ask a Cardinal? Please email TulsaCathedral@gmail.com or reply in the comments below with your question. Questions will be compiled … Read entire article »

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Annual Clothing Drive begins

Annual Clothing Drive begins

From Deacon Tom: We want to thank all who helped make this Thanksgiving Turkey collection a tremendous success. You, by your kindness and love of those in need, made it possible to more than double the number of families who celebrated Thanksgiving with a traditional dinner. Next year I hope we can double our collection. You have fed those in need. God Bless and thanks to the Choir who helped deliver turkeys.   Now we are starting our … Read entire article »

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Benedictines, Carmelites & Franciscans: Cathedral Parishioners living in the secular world as members of Religious Orders

Over three thousand religious orders exist within the Catholic Church. Tulsans are familiar with the Christian Brothers who teach at Bishop Kelley, the Augustinians who run Cascia Hall, the Benedictines at Saint Joseph Monastery, Clear Creek Monastery and Saint Gregory’s Monastery. The Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother administrate Saint John Medical Center. The Sisters of Mercy work at Saint Francis Hospital. Local Catholic schools are staffed with Franciscans, Dominicans, and the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George. Throughout history, God has called men and women to serve Him by forsaking married life and choosing to live in community as part of a religious order. We call them monks, friars, sisters or nuns. The Lord calls other men and women to live in the secular world and participate in … Read entire article »

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The 2015 Turkey Drive feeds the hungry

The 2015 Turkey Drive feeds the hungry

  It’s time again to begin the annual Holy Family Turkey Drive. This is a tradition started by Deacon Tom Gorman and the Knights of Columbus in 2001. Our parish has fed thousands of families. Last year alone, Holy Family parishioners donated 106 turkeys and hams. Can we equal that this year? Can we surpass it? All turkeys and hams deposited in the freezer in the basement of the Cathedral will go to Catholic Charities to be distributed at Thanksgiving. … Read entire article »

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Tulsans put their Faith in Action through HFC Outreach

Tulsans put their Faith in Action through HFC Outreach

by Andrea Eger Canfield When those in need of assistance in the Tulsa community reach out for help from Holy Family Cathedral, a team of dedicated volunteers exists to answer the call.   In fact Holy Family Cathedral Outreach receives about 35 such calls every month and volunteers respond to each and every one of them. “Without the support of Holy Family’s parishioners, many of our less fortunate brethren would be unable to get over some of the bumps, … Read entire article »

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Holy Family History: 116 years of Catholicism in Tulsa

Holy Family History: 116 years of Catholicism in Tulsa

Holy Family Parish is one hundred sixteen years old! On September 10, 1899, Father Charles Van Hulse said Mass for the first time in little Holy Family Church at Third and Elgin in Tulsa. The following day was the first day of school at Saint Therese Institute, later named Holy Family School. Enjoy this documentary film on the history of our parish. It was made in 2014 for the centennial celebration of the dedication of our current … Read entire article »

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Photo Album from the Easter Vigil: April 4, 2015

Photo Album from the Easter Vigil: April 4, 2015

At this month’s Easter Vigil, Bishop Slattery Baptized eight people, received nine into Full Communion, Confirmed twenty-five, and gave Holy Communion to fifteen. This album of photos was taken at that April 4, 2015 Easter Vigil. 2015 Easter Vigil … Read entire article »

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Schedule of Christmas Masses & Solemnity of Mary Masses

Schedule of Christmas Masses & Solemnity of Mary Masses

The Masses of Christmas WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24 [The 12:05 pm Mass today will observe the Advent Weekday daily Mass.] 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Confessions 5:00 p.m. Children’s Mass 7:30 p.m. Vigil Mass 11:00 p.m. Christmas Carols 12:00 Midnight Mass with Bishop Slattery and Full Choir THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25 8:00 a.m. Mass 10:00 a.m. Mass with Motet Choir 12:00 p.m. Mass with Motet Choir [No 5:00 p.m. Mass] Mary, Mother of God: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31 [The 12:05 pm Mass today will observe the seventh day of the Octave of Christmas.] 5:00 p.m. Mass THURSDAY, … Read entire article »

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Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Monday, December 8 is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is a holy day of obligation. Holy Family Cathedral will offer this Mass schedule: MONDAY, DECEMBER 8 7:00 a.m. Mass 9:00 a.m. Mass 12:00 p.m. Mass 5:00 p.m. Mass … Read entire article »

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