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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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Mass Times for Ash Wednesday at the Cathedral

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Holy Week 2016

Holy Week 2016

March 20    Palm Sunday 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 & 5:00 Sunday Masses 7:00 p.m. Tenebrae Service March 23    Wednesday 5:30 p.m. Chrism Mass March 24    Holy Thursday 3:00-5:00 p.m. Confessions 5:30 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00 p.m. – Midnight   Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament March 25    Good Friday 1:00-3:00 p.m. Confessions 3:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross 5:30 p.m. Good Friday Liturgy March 26    Holy Saturday 3:00-5:00 p.m. Confessions 8:30 p.m. Easter Vigil March 27    Easter Sunday 8:00 & 10:00 a.m., 12:00 & 5:00 p.m. Easter Sunday Masses Daily Masses will … Read entire article »

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Tenebrae Service: Palm Sunday Night 2016

Tenebrae Service: Palm Sunday Night 2016

The Latin word tenebrae means ‘shadows’ and refers first of all to the fact that Tenebrae is celebrated at the Cathedral, in the shadows of Lent, as the light fades away on Palm Sunday evening. Tenebrae also refers to the shadow of sorrows that crosses our hearts as we participate in this moving preparation for the ceremonies of the Triduum. If you long to make your Holy Week more prayerful and your Easter richer, join us … Read entire article »

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Anointing of the Sick on Laetare Sunday: March 5 & 6, 2016

Anointing of the Sick on Laetare Sunday: March 5 & 6, 2016

Laetare Sunday is March 6, 2016, the Fourth Sunday of Lent. The word Laetare is part of the first few words of the opening prayer in Latin. Laetare Jerusalem is translated as “O be joyful, Jerusalem.” The clergy wear rose vestments to as a sign that – while we are still in Lent – Easter is drawing near. It is a Holy Family tradition that those who are disposed to receive the sacramental Anointing of the … Read entire article »

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Fridays of Lent 2016

Fridays of Lent 2016

Holy Family has Mass at 7:00 a.m, 12:05 p.m. and 5:05 p.m. every Friday of Lent. Every Friday evening, the Cathedral will offer Mass at 5:05 p.m. a Holy Hour with Rosary, Benediction, and Stations of the Cross.   At 7:00, various parish groups will provide a Lenten Dinner in the Auditorium. … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightstand: February 2016

Notes from the Knightstand: February 2016

by Martin Reidy   Indeed! The Lenten Season is soon upon us (if not already by the time you receive this newsletter)! Holy Family will schedule the usual Mass, Adoration, Benedictions, Stations of the Cross, and a Friday evening dinner after Stations.   Why do I feel defeated in my struggle over sin? Because in my heart I know so well that I’ll commit them all again! Once I had so much resolve that – unlike other men – I knew that I would never become … Read entire article »

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Ash Wednesday: February 10, 2016

Ash Wednesday: February 10, 2016

Lent begins on February 10. Masses will be at 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 12:05 p.m. & 5:05 p.m.. All Masses will be in the Cathedral and will include the distribution of ashes. Bishop Edward J. Slattery will say the 12:05 Mass. Be sure to come back for the parish service project Wednesday evening: feeding the hungry. … Read entire article »

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Ash Wednesday service project: providing a free soup dinner to Tulsa’s homeless

Ash Wednesday service project: providing a free soup dinner to Tulsa’s homeless

Wednesday, February 10 is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. We will all have a chance to attend Mass and receive ashes at 7, 9, 12 & 5. What comes next? Holy Family is inviting Tulsa’s homeless and poor to come to the Cathedral on Ash Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a Free Soup Dinner, provided by the parish. Flyers are being posted all over downtown to make sure that everyone knows about the … Read entire article »

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